Laissez les Bon Temps Roulez!

February 28, 2017

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February 20, 1962

February 20, 2017

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I can still remember holding my breath, watching this, and then following the flight the rest of the day.

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From Pew: This is a Very Big Deal

February 19, 2017

Here’s the headline:

Biggest share of whites in U.S. are Boomers, but for minority groups it’s Millennials or younger

Here’s the story.

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50 Years Ago Today, Lady Soul Recorded Her Cover of Otis Redding’s “Respect”

February 14, 2017

She took a cookin’ song and turned it into an anthem. And the rest, as they say . . .

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Cardinal Pitchers and Catchers Report Monday!

February 11, 2017

wainwrightJul 14, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Edward Mujica (44) is congratulated by catcher Yadier Molina (4) for a victory against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. The Cardinals beat the Cubs 10-6. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports

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The Redoubtable Charles Pierce Talks w/the Senator Elizabeth Warren

February 11, 2017

http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a53017/elizabeth-warren-silencing-reaction/?post_id=10201465653441396_10202657721722358#_=_

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Suffering Social Media Overload? Take Two Arias and Call Me in the Morning

February 11, 2017

https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/how-to-survive-the-next-four-years-on-social-media-opera-can-help/2017/02/10/8e5915bc-ed4d-11e6-b4ff-ac2cf509efe5_story.html?tid=sm_Fb&utm_term=.e8ad211e2bc6

If you’re lucky, it might even turn up when you’re out shopping:

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