3 days ago
Gov. Dan Evans, State Attorney General Slade Gorton, and Ralph Munro, a staff aide to Evans who would later go on to be the state's attorney general, were integral figures in ending the capture era. The three are joining us for a live discussion.
2 weeks ago
Why do pop artists have to get involved in Christmas? In 1940, Irving Berlin penned “White Christmas,” that woozy, mournful standard that wished for snow from a sunny California office. In 1941, popular and handsome actor/singer Bing Crosby recorded it, somewhat haplessly (he didn’t think it was a hit). A version was included in the 1942 film Holiday Inn; Crosby sits at a piano, duets with co-star Marjorie Reynolds, and at one point, plays the bells on a Christmas tree with his pipe. It won an Oscar that year for Best Original Song, and its legacy has endured: probably the most recognizable pop Christmas song of all time, it’s sold over 50 million copies to date.After that, the music industry realized that Christmas was a lucrative commodity. “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” was fine and dandy, but audiences wanted holiday music that wasn’t penned in the 12th century—music that more accurately reflected their culture and everyday lives. They were accommodated. After...
November 1st, 2018
The Exeter Chiefs back is confident he will flourish as second playmaker alongside Owen Farrell
October 9th, 2018
Douglas Slade helped set up Paedophile Information Exchange, which lobbied for lowering of age of consent
October 8th, 2018
The abuse of five young men is said to have happened when Douglas Slade was living in the Philippines.
October 4th, 2018
The "RHOC" alums are back on TV — this time to seek help for their relationship problems.
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