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Archives for November 12, 2006

What accent?

Lots of other bloggers seem to be taking this one; so what the heck? It’s surprisingly accurate for a silly Internet quiz. And, yes, it is pop, not soda. No matter how long I’m stranded here on the East Coast, it will always be pop! What American accent do you have? Your Result: The Inland…

Sunday morning skepticism in music

It’s Frank Zappa, of course, with what is arguably the best (or at least one of the best) songs celebrating skepticism ever written (and it has a killer guitar solo in the middle, too!): I used to love that song when I was a teenager. (I still do.) I wonder if it affected me…

Christopher Walken as Ozzy Osbourne?

It sounds like casting genius, even if it’s only a small role: LAS VEGAS, Nov. 6, 2006 — Hide the Bats! Christopher Walken has agreed to play the ultimate bad-boy rocker — Ozzy Osbourne.. Motley Crue lead singer Vince Neil told ABC News Radio in an exclusive interview that the 63-year-old Oscar-winning actor will make…