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2008-08-11 21:00:34

By Jeff Miers Ted Nugent is a study in contradictions. One of the finest American rock guitarists to emerge from the '60s, Nugent disavowed the partying ways of his peers in favor of a clean and sober lifestyle, one he says he's maintained his entire life. A manic performer, Nugent, who plays at America's Fair this evening in Hamburg, is known for expletive-laced between-song raps and a fondness for skull-crushing volume. He is fully aligned with the political right, is a serving member...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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