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2014-08-04 23:08:05

Louis Armstrong’s life is celebrated in a new posting showcasing the 2001 tribute, From Lincoln Center – Louis Armstrong: Master Interpreter. Author Bryan W. Brickner echoes the praise of Ed Bradley (of 60 Minutes fame) to highlight Armstrong’s Chicago music-making days and the 1928 marijuana song Muggles. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Celebrating Louis Armstrong’s birthday and honoring his life, author Bryan W. Brickner notes Earl Hines and Armstrong’s 1928 Chicago...

Apple Genius Ads Not So Smart
2012-07-30 04:59:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As the world gathers together to worship at the altar of international sport, those in the geek crowd have other things to get worked up about. Apple has released three new commercials highlighting their Apple Store Geniuses in which a plucky, young employee is more than willing to help a man create an iMovie on a plane, another man get to the hospital for the birth of his child and inform yet another gentleman that he did not,...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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