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5 things George Orwell understood
George Orwell had a lot to say about privacy, the corrupting influence of power and our relationship with our enemies. Decades after his death, his books and many other writings still have much to teach us.
Legendary Artist Prince Found Dead at 57 (Report)
Legendary artist Prince was found dead at his recording studio in Minnesota early on Thursday, according to a TMZ report. He was 57. Deputies are on scene at Paisley Park in Chanhassen, authorities told The Hollywood Reporter. The sheriff's off
Comedy Central is basically a Hillary Clinton SuperPAC
No one doubts that the ‘‘fake news’‘ shows on Comedy Central are propaganda organs for liberalism. NPR and MSNBC hosts have swooned over the soothing satirical nightcaps for the snarky liberal.
Apparently, that genre isn’t enough. Now, the channel’s si
Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake and Palmer, dead at 71
Keith Emerson, founder and keyboardist of the progressive-rock band Emerson, Lake and Palmer, has died. He was 71. Emerson had an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, and authorities are investigating his death as a possible suicide.
#OscarsSoWhite Spurs Diversity Casting Boom Post-Oscars
The biggest star to take the stage during the Academy Awards arguably was the #OscarsSoWhite controversy as Chris Rock hammered home Hollywood's diversity issues during the three-plus-hour telecast. But now that the curtain has closed, the question become
Stompin' Tom's musical heir, Tim Hus, plays Summerside
Tim Haus, a singer Stompin' Tom Connors himself hand-picked to follow in his footsteps plays Friday night in Summerside. Tim Hus, originally from Nelson, B.C., was a friend and traveling companion of Connors, a man he idolized. The feeling was apparently
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird author, dead at 89
Harper Lee, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the American literary classic To Kill a Mockingbird, has died at age 89. Lee's death on Friday was confirmed by the city clerk in her hometown of Monroeville, Ala., and by her publisher, HarperCollins.
Bob Elliott, from comedy duo Bob and Ray, dead at 92
Bob Elliott, half of the enduring television and radio comedy team Bob and Ray, has died, He was 92. Elliott, father of actor-comedian Chris Elliott, died Tuesday at his home in Cundy's Harbor, Maine, part of the town of Harpswell.
Jefferson Airplane co-founder Paul Kantner dies at age 74
Paul Kantner, a founding member of the Jefferson Airplane who stayed with the seminal San Francisco band through its transformation from 1960s hippies to 1970s hit makers as the eventual leader of successor group Jefferson Starship, has died at age 74. Ka
Abe Vigoda's 1st reported 'death' was in Calgary in 1982
Abe Vigoda first died in Calgary. It was 1982 and Vigoda, fresh off his stint in the TV show Barney Miller, was performing in The Fifth Season, a comedy about a couple of fashion designers, at Stage West. He was not, therefore, at the wrap party for the M
Abe Vigoda dead at 94
Character actor Abe Vigoda, memorable for roles in TV's Barney Miller and in The Godfather, has died at the age of 94. The cause of death was old age.
Rene Angelil remembered as 'great Quebecer,' 'the king'
The late Rene Angelil is being remembered as a "great Quebecer" who "influenced the world."
In Angelil's hometown of Montreal, Mayor Denis Coderre said flags at city hall would fly at half-mast to honour the man who "influenced the world with Quebecois
Actor Alan Rickman dies aged 69
British actor Alan Rickman, known for films including Harry Potter, Die Hard and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, has died aged 69, his family says.
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