Issue 629

11th January, 2007 - 24th January, 2007

The expatriate novelist Gore Vidal has observed that there are no longer any famous novelists. He meant that in today's internet age no author can achieve the level or fame that F. Scott Fitzgerald or Ernest Hemingway had fifty years ago.

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Dear Guy Heated discussion in the bar the other night regarding what can cause women to have a not so fresh feeling. Before you think we're sexist pigs, you should know that we were discussing this with the women too.

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It's quite remarkable to have unexpected success after years of labor. As we all strive to do our best and attempt to accomplish our goals in life, every so often we are reminded that there is more than a glimmer of hope when hard work pays off.

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It was one of her first concerts. Leaving the arena, she was still buzzing with excitement at the lights, the music, and the contagion of the gentile mob that would invariably bellow for an encore.

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As with all great artists who become legends within their lifetime, it is not unusual for the massive body of their work to become the fodder of trivia.  So here's a trivia question for you:  Who is the greatest selling pianist in the history of recorded music?   If you answer Liberace, Gershwin, Bernstein, Elton John, Victor Borge, or Chick Corea, you will be wrong.

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Live bullet at nine tonight: Bob Seger taped The Palace of Auburn Hills shows he performed around Christmas for a future release - maybe even a DVD! Let’s hope that footage from previous tours make it to DVD as well, since classic Seger seems to be as much in demand more than any other singer/songwriter of his era.

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With urban aid that started during the 1960s, Saginaw city leaders for the first time are concentrating on a single neighborhood for isolated effort. Pro: Maybe we will see better results in a smaller zone, instead of spreading the resources all across town.

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