Archive for the 'People' Category

Happy Birthday Marianne Faithful

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Happy Birthday Marianne, we say in broken English – before the poison. What a road you’ve walked and what a voice. Good luck, good health and we hope we hear many more songs from you…

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BBC: Pictures of 2006

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The BBC has now published its selection from the best pictures of 2006. Our favorite remains the picture (no 3) of a bunch of posh Lebanese driving with their new Mini Convertible through the poor suburbs of Beirut that have been hit by Israeli attacks. This picture tells many stories and…

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RIP: James Brown

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One of the greatest 20th century musicians is gone. James Brown, the “Godfather of Soul” died last night at Emory Crawford Long Hospital in Atlanta after being admitted there on Saturday for treatment of severe pneumonia, his manager, Frank Copsidas, said. With his frenetic singing style and rhythms the “hardest working man in show business” made funk popular to a broad audience and influenced a whole new generation of black music. His live was like a roller coster ride…

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RIP: Joseph Barbera

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Thanks for Tom and Jerry, the Flintstones, the Jetsons, Yogi Bear and all your other work that made us laugh so many times.
Yabba dabba doo!

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Life: Why people are leaving organizations

We have seen quite some discussions on blogs around the last days about why people are leaving organizations.The main reasons mentioned where “Immediate boss”, “grass is greener…”, “unhappiness at the workplace” but there was one key point also mentioned which has often the biggest impact for the organizations (particular for it’s future): Talented men leave. [...]


Christmas Shopping ideas: Kurt Vonnegut’s drawings

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There are seemingly still some copies of Kurt Vonnegut’s silk screen print of “Trout’s Tomb” available. Two links for those of you that don’t know who “Kurt Vonnegut” or “Kilgore Trout” are…

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