Born on this day in 1941: Ian Whitcomb, still performing to this very day. Ian Timothy Whitcomb was born in Woking, Surrey, England, to a family that already had show biz in its blood. His grandfather Jack founded British Screen Classics, an early entry in the motion picture business, which eventually bankrupt him. Before that, Ian’s father Pat worked there, and even co-starred in the 1929 flick, Mr. Nobody (not to be confused with the 2009 SciFi film), a movie that seems to be lost, without even an entry on the Internet Movie Data Base. His father also played piano, which ...
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    Is Canada Really That Great? America’s neighbor to the North is celebrating 150 years of nationhood Saturday with a giant blowout party in its capital, Ottawa, including a “birthday present” appearance by U2’s Bono and the Edge. For Canadians, as well as liberal Americans threating to move north to avoid President Donald Trump’s policies, there are many reasons this weekend to… .repubhubembed{display:none;}
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    Should Megyn Kelly’s interview with Alex Jones be pulled? Former Fox News host Megyn Kelly and her new home, NBC, are under fire this week for an interview set to air this Sunday with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Jones has questioned whether the killing of 26 people in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, was a hoax. Many argue that giving Jones… .repubhubembed{display:none;}
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    It was on this day in 1949 that George Orwell’s seminal work, Nineteen Eighty-Four, was first published. Generations of readers have looked upon 1984 as a dystopian cautionary tale. However, with the elevation of Emperor Trump it feels more like a How To manual. One doesn’t have to press too many buttons on the Googalizer Machine to find pundits comparing the current regime in the Oval Office with the events in the book. Here’s just a small sample: Orwell’s “1984” and Trump’s America Revisiting Orwell’s ‘1984’ in Trump’s America How ‘1984’ can decode Trump’s first 100 days Welcome to dystopia – George Orwell ...
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    The Not Now Silly Newsroom will occasionally republish stories that originated elsewhere. Gal Gadot’s Nationality Is Why ‘Wonder Woman’ Is Being Boycotted “Wonder Woman” and the film’s star, Gal Gadot, have been delivered a taste of the lasso of truth as they’ve entered into non-stop war leading up to the film’s box office debut. After its arrival, many potential viewers are in opposition of the Amazonian warrior’s tale primarily due to Gadot’s nationality. On Friday, June 2, Fox… .repubhubembed{display:none;}
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