One of the more interesting and recent questions I’ve been thinking about has to do with the theory-practice gap in HCI research. Now, I have very little interest at the moment in bridging the gap. 193 more words
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It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas with a Santa’s sleigh-full of new holiday albums from country music’s biggest stars.
Track for track, the records are brimming with creative arrangements, inspired duets, new songwriting and — what we all long for — a few breathtaking gems that are sure to send holiday spirits soaring. 861 more words
Loretta Lynn on What Fame Cost Her: 'I'd Cry Being Away From My Family on the Holidays — You Never Catch Up the Lost Time'
Loretta Lynn is sitting aboard her tour bus reminiscing about old friends like Patsy Cline (“Patsy was her own woman and that’s what I adored. I thought, ‘By golly, I’m not the only one — Patsy stands up for herself too.'”) and George Jones (“I bought his old tour bus, but he’d shot through the roof and I never did get that bus to stop leaking!”). 381 more words
Though it’s called CMA Country Christmas, don’t expect much twang in this year’s edition of the popular TV special. That’s no complaint, because the show delivers something dazzling for almost every holiday musical taste. 653 more words