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Gulliver's Travels - Jonathan Swift

The most fantastical travelogue, you’ll ever read!

It’s a narrative about the protagonist, Lemuel Gulliver, traveling to four different lands. I’m sure you all must have read/seen the story of ‘gullible’ and ‘naive’, Gulliver, traveling to uniquely different places,like the land of “six” inch people, called the “Lilliputians”, the giant “Brobdingnagians”etc. 326 more words


On This Day - Drivetime -17 October 1738 – Arthur Rochfort, duellist and the Jealous Wall

In 18th century Ireland if you considered yourself to be a gentleman and you were insulted by someone of similar status you didn’t a) take it lying down b) bring him to court and sue his ass – you challenged him to a duel and tried to shoot or stab him to death. 506 more words

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LISTS: Kieran’s September Release Roundup

Release Of The Month:LVL UP – Hoodwink’d

Monthly feature by illustrator and Gold Sounds friend Kieran Gabriel, focusing on the best small releases from across the pond and beyond, from upcoming album tracks to full records. 63 more words


Polly Bergen from Martin & Lewis to Sondheim

Polly Bergen 1930-2014 made her first film in 1950 with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis “At War with the Army”. She had her own television series “The Polly Bergen Show” 1957-1958 for NBC. 81 more words


On Display: Costume Worn by Actress Marji Dodrill, Designed by Denájua

By Janet Dodrill

After the death of my mother, the late Cleveland actress Marji Dodrill, we came across one of her costumes while cleaning out the family house. 420 more words


Goody-bye, Polly Bergen, and thanks for the laughs!

Polly Bergen has died. One of my favorite funny ladies. And a wonderful singer, too.

Here are some of my favorite moments with her: film clips, TV appearances and recordings. 27 more words


Dog jumper No. 2

As I said in my recent blog post, I finished two dog jumpers* in the last little while. Here Ollie models Biscuits & Bones Dog Coat by Patons… 300 more words