Eric Florack on December 25th, 2008

Eartha Kitt, we hear by way of the AFP, has passed on: NEW YORK (AFP) — Eartha Kitt, the versatile US singer and actress whose sultry voice and sensuality made her an international star with a career spanning six decades, died Thursday at age 81, her friend and publicist said. Kitt, who won two Emmy […]

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davidl on December 25th, 2008

Picture of the de-dressing: LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A man dressed as Santa Claus showed up at a Christmas Eve party at a suburban Los Angeles house and opened fire with a handgun, killing three people and wounding two, police said on Thursday. The only suspect in Wednesday night’s shooting in Covina, California, Bruce Jeffrey […]

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davidl on December 25th, 2008

Michael C. Moynihan, Reason Online,  suggests that Kwanzaa is virtually dead: In the days leading up the Christmas, one couldn’t help but notice that references to Kwanzaa, the decades-old African-American holiday that captured so many dull minds during the Great Culture Wars of the 1990s, were almost nonexistent. Kwanzaa, an Afrocentric celebration of black self-reliance […]

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Eric Florack on December 25th, 2008

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