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2008-09-17 21:00:17

By Patricia S. Stiller "Can two divorced men share an apartment without driving each other crazy?" As the opening credits for the 1970s television version of Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple" roll, that question accompanies varying images of two entirely different men, one neat to a fault, the other unconcerned about anything hygienic, attempting to coexist in the Big Apple. In the current production of this comedy classic, now playing-at the Barn II Dinner Theatre, director Mary Simon-goes...

2008-07-24 21:00:27

By Rob Lowman Entertainment Video: Gnarls Barkley in action The New York Times described their music as a "psychedelic post- hip-hop sound." A Paste magazine writer called "The Odd Couple""a soundtrack for a tortured superhero." Another critic said it was "miserable exuberance." And Danger Mouse (real name Brian Burton) even told New York magazine that "Crazy" was inspired by Ennio Morricone's score for a spaghetti Western. "It's the oohs and aahs, the choirs and the strings, and the...

2008-06-16 09:00:44

By NICK HASTED Pop GNARLS BARKLEY 229 LONDON *** It's hard to think of a more deceptive novelty hit than "Crazy", or one that hid so much in plain sight. Exuberantly propulsive and unshakably catchy, its singer, you eventually realised, really did doubt his own sanity. Gnarls Barkley remained anonymous as the single topped the UK charts on downloads alone. But when the curtain was pulled back, Cee-Lo Green stepped forward, an outsized Southern soul singer with a penchant for dressing...

2005-10-28 14:43:49

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Broadway's golden duo of Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick set a record of $20 million in advance bookings for their return to Broadway as "The Odd Couple" but the opening night drew mixed reviews. Reviews ranged from "sluggish" and "serviceable" to "hilarious." The New York Sun rated it "a handful of decent laughs from two stars staying firmly in their comfort zone" -- a comment echoed in many reviews. The show was considered Broadway's hottest this year after...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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