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Life is large

When I was 20 and Pete and Maura Kennedy were playing at a 21+ venue, they went out of their way to make sure we got to go to the show.   448 more words

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This Weekend Is Your Possibility to Buy John F. Kennedy's Bed

Thursday, January 21, 2016, by Jeremiah Budin

After the Kennedy family’;s former Palm Seashore property, recognized as the Winter White House during JFK’;s presidency, offered final yr for $ 31 million, it was announced that practically 300 plenty of authentic…

Kennedys for sale...

Well,  some of  the family’s belongings from the Palm Beach,  Florida compound will be on January 23rd.    The property itself was sold last May,  so I imagine the new owners are looking to recoup some of the $31 million cost by having this sale. 135 more words

They sure hate the Kennedys. Still.

I was amazed by this post by NRO’s Jim Geraghty on the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and his forthcoming biopic:

“But how do you tell the story of Chappaquiddick and not make Ted Kennedy look like the world’s biggest jerk, a man who should have done jail time?… Whether or not the director and creative team intend it, this movie will do a lot to tarnish — or in our eyes, correct — Kennedy’s reputation.” 460 more words

Wednesday Wanna-Read: All About the Kennedys

As I’m writing this Wednesday wanna-read post two days following the anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, it seems only fitting that my post focus on a related book. 275 more words

Books

THE KENNEDY CURSE:Rose Kennedy talks about daughter's lobotomy, banning crying in the 'cursed' clan and admits she would weigh her children every week in newly uncovered interview

They say behind every great man there’s a great woman, but in Rose Kennedy’s case – she’s the great woman behind FIVE great men.The wife of Ambassador Joe Kennedy Sr and mother of President John F Kennedy, Senators Robert F and Ted Kennedy and World War II war hero Joe Kennedy Jr, Rose was a quiet force in the political dynasty during her 104 years.But a new side of the Kennedy matriarch is being revealed thanks to recently uncovered audio interviews recorded by the ghostwriter of her 1974 memoir ‘Times to Remember’.While the audiotapes were never made public, author Robert Coughlan’s wife gave them to Kennedy historian Laurence Leamer when her husband passed away in 1992.Leamer, who has authored four books on the famous Irish-American family, has written a new play based on the tapes, titled Rose, which is set to premiere in New York City on November 29.In an interview withPeople, the historian has shared some of the more interesting topics Rose weighed in on during the 40 hours of interview tapes.’She’s been ignored by history. 632 more words

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Demon Stagefright and the Rock-and-Roll Devil

“See the man with stagefright, just standing up there to give it all his might.” –Robbie Robertson

I wrote in my last post  about being an introverted artist who must periodically emerge from under my rock to peddle my wares. 1,563 more words