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2008-08-22 18:00:30

By Christopher Blank Old-school rocker Buddy Holly was the subject of one of the first highly successful jukebox musicals, back in 1989. Perhaps surprisingly, it debuted on London's West End, where it played for years , went on tour, and was even revived last year. "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story" didn't fare so well when it transferred to Broadway. But then, many popular British musicals don't quite translate into American culture, despite being about American culture. "Jerry Springer:...

2008-07-30 09:00:00

By Kathy Gilbert and Holly Leber, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jul. 30--Casey Phillips: This movie is a second to "The Love Guru" in my rankings as this year's most vulgar movie. Since the jokes dragged on long past chuckleworthiness, I'm convinced this movie's most redeeming quality might be as a case study in how comedy can be taken too far. With one-tenth as many jokes and horrible sight gags involving unmentionable bits of the male anatomy, there might have been a funny movie...

2005-08-05 14:34:53

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Holly Hunter is pregnant for the first time at age 47, her spokeswoman said on Friday. "She is pregnant with twins and expecting this winter," the publicist said. The father is longtime boyfriend, actor Gordon MacDonald, the publicist said. They will be the first children for Hunter, who is divorced from cinematographer Janusz Kaminski. Hunter, a native of Georgia, starred as a driven TV news producer in "Broadcast News" and won an Academy...


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Oregon Grape, Mahonia aquifolium
2014-01-12 09:53:18

Mahonia aquifolium is a species of flowering plant from the family Berberidaceae. The plant may also be referred to as the Oregon grape. It is an evergreen shrub and typically blooms in early spring. M. aquifolium can grow up to 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide. It has pinnate leaves that measure up to 12 inches. Each leaf is made up of spiny leaflets. The leaves have a leathery appearance that resembles holly, while the stems have a thick, cork-like appearance. The flowers of the plant grow in...

2012-06-15 03:31:40

Symbol: NEMOP2 Group: Dicot Family: Aquifoliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Celastrales Family   Aquifoliaceae – Holly family Genus   Nemopanthus Raf....

2012-06-15 06:36:43

Symbol: ILVO2 Group: Dicot Family: Aquifoliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Celastrales Family   Aquifoliaceae – Holly family Genus   Ilex L. –...

2012-06-15 06:36:46

Symbol: ILSU2 Group: Dicot Family: Aquifoliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Celastrales Family   Aquifoliaceae – Holly family Genus   Ilex L. –...

2012-06-15 06:36:49

Symbol: ILSA2 Group: Dicot Family: Aquifoliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Celastrales Family   Aquifoliaceae – Holly family Genus   Ilex L. –...

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Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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