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Miles to go before I bop...

Today is the day on which all good music lovers everywhere remember the birthday of one Miles Dewey Davis III, born some ninety years ago in East St. 417 more words

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Where's Waldo...?

Wherever he is, you should wish him a happy birthday when you find him.
Today is the 213 anniversary of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s appearance upon the earth; which really is quite a respectable number, when you come right down to it. 468 more words

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Happy Birthday...

Today is the day of the year on which we remember a man known for the beauty of the music he wrote… if not exactly for his conciseness… 479 more words

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The Dirtiest of Prince's Dirty Mind

For much of his career, there was an internal struggle within The Artist We Knew As Prince between spirituality and sexuality.    Prince reveled in sex.  Sexually explicit lyrics,  sexually provocative dancing, sexually ambiguity and androgyny, playing around with gender roles, and just generally taking on taboos and putting them to a beat so big you could live in it. 1,547 more words

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Shakespeare, cont...

A bit of fun from a number of known thespians… and one who, perhaps, isn’t known for it.


Who says actors can’t have fun…? 7 more words

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2B, or not 2B...?

This is an image of Shakespeare done by William Blake

Did you ever have one of those occasions when you needed to write something down, but didn’t have anything to write on, or with? 675 more words

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He Loved Him Madly

I was doing a pretty good job of taking a blog break because after eight years of blogging every so often I need a break.  And then Prince died today and the light poured out of me. 537 more words

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