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2008-10-07 21:00:26

By Jim Harrington One of the greatest partnerships to ever occur in the recording studio was the pairing of vocalist-songwriter David Byrne and producer Brian Eno. The dynamic duo, a meeting of eccentric rock masterminds, would deliver three consecutive masterpieces for Byrne's band, the Talking Heads: 1978's "More Songs About Buildings and Food," 1979's "Fear of Music" and 1980's "Remain in Light." Byrne and Eno also put out their own record in 1981, "My Life in the Bush of Ghosts,"...

2008-09-02 03:00:21

By Consolmagno, Guy Stop Making Sense By The Talking Heads (Palm Pictures, 1984, 1999) Spiritual classics are inspirational works, tested by time, designed to bring one closer to God. G. K. Chesterton and John Henry Newman come to mind. I have works on my shelf by modern religious writers, from Peter Kreeft to Anne Lamott, who manage to inspire me- when I am not furiously disagreeing with them. But my soul's deepest stirring comes from a source neither literary nor overtly religious....

2006-02-08 00:41:00

By Gregg Goldstein NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Miramax Films and ESPN have jointly acquired North American rights to the soccer documentary "Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos." Miramax plans a spring release, with an ESPN cablecast tentatively scheduled for this summer to coincide with the World Cup. Narrated by Matt Dillon, the feature tells the true story of the team that brought Brazilian star Pele to the United States. It shows the Cosmos'...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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