So what were Soviet composers doing when they weren’t writing pieces toeing the line between harsh musical criticisms of the society around them and what was deemed artistically acceptable? Well, some of the time, they were scoring cartoons.
It’s taken more than 50 years for the beloved musical to be performed live in Salzburg and the vast majority of Austrians have never seen it on the stage or screen. And they claim it’s not just because of lingering guilt about the whole Nazi thing.
In a news article that pretty much confirms every negative stereotype of Texans, a woman was beaten with a frozen armadillo in an illicit parking lot meat transaction gone bad. Yes, you read that correctly.
The folks in charge of New Mexico’s Very Large Array have decided after all these years that it needs a new name – one that’s a little more inspiring and a little less literal. Might I suggest Dave? Or Phil? Or Stormageddon, Dark Lord of All?
If there’s two things I like, it’s Star Wars and messing with my kids, but even I haven’t gone this far.
Also, it must have been an incredibly slow news day at the Daily Mail. Wait until they see my sliding thumb trick.
Theirs was a forbidden love, yet it persisted despite relentless efforts to eradicate all communication — even longing glances — between them.
But if the U.S. Postal Service gets its way, their love will be no more.
NASA is usually willing to work with just about anyone when it comes to making a movie (they worked with Michael Bay on Transformers 3, for crying out loud), but even they can’t get on board with the scientific/historical mess that is Apollo 18.
Honestly, I don’t know what’s more surprising about this story: that a 15-year-old girl beat out 228,000 other Excel fans, or that Microsoft holds an Excel World Championship at all.