A forensic pathologist says U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr.’s death appears to be linked to positional asphyxiation – his inability to breathe after a vintage tractor tipped over on him a week ago at his family farm.
“At concerts I feel demeaned, like a vaudevillian.” “Isolation is the one sure way to human happiness.” – Glenn Gould “That nut’s a genius. There is nobody quite like him, and I just love playing with him.” – Leonard Bernstein Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Airing on WOSU TV: 12/27 at 9:00pm [...]
Charles (Sparky) Schulz said of himself: â€œIâ€™m not an interesting guy, Iâ€™m an ordinary guy.â€ In this typical Midwestern way (Schulz was a native of St. Paul), the cartoonist who all other cartoonists are measured against saw himself very much as his alter ego, Charlie Brown, the forever-child who wanted to be liked but lacked [...]
I was catching a ride with a friend this weekend and noticed a Merle Haggard CD on the front seat. I was surprised because country music is not something I would have ever associated with this particular friend. I was informed, and quite enthusiastically, that Merle Haggard is great and can be listened to for [...]