Gregory Hines with Brenda Bufalino and the American Tap Dance Orchestra, 1989. Hines basically does a drum solo using just his feet.
Month: November 2010
This settlement allows the government to kick the formal inquiry about government complicity in maltreatment of Guantanamo Bay detainees to a judicial review, of which the most obvious benefit is that secret papers from the intelligence services will not be subpoenaed to be presented in an open court.
So how about a thread where we share some fun pop culture moments about weddings (or non-weddings) that avoid the Consumerist Fantasy Wedding tropes? I’ll start off with Fred Astaire dancing on the ceiling:
Dr Sykes (although she had not yet even begun her PhD) was the first woman I ever saw referred to as an activist on the TV news, when she was arrested in 1972 as the police overran the Aboriginal Tent Embassy outside Parliament House in Canberra. There will be no picture of her here now that she is deceased.
Post made sticky on the front page because the march is this weekend!
A Scottish comedian whose name I can’t remember now once said (paraphrasing) “keep a close eye on how your airports are treating you, because that’s how the authorities would like to treat you all the time”.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration last week approved Gardasil for use on males up to the age of 26.
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed-reader. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.
Burma’s military rulers have released the country’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest
Today’s honorary otter is a sea lion! This little pup was born in the Adelaide Zoo over Halloween.
Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires.