Thursday Aug 28
Cosmic Fairy Tales
There's a luring, mid-20th-century California cool to Natalie Gordon's voice that sounds like it should be tumbling out of a poolside record player - part-Rosemary Clooney and part-Nancy Sinatra with the contemporary lilt of Shirley Manson and Amanda Palmer.
TODAY - Independent.ie
BP Fallon, music critic/photographer/DJ, is 68. Stephen Fry, actor and comedian, is 57. Steve Guttenberg, actor, is 56. Sam Torrance, Scottish golfer, is 61. Rupert Grint, actor who played Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films, is 26. Paulo Coelho, author, is 67. Dave Chappelle, comedian, is 41. Jean Michel Jarre, French composer, is 66. Martin ... (more)
Shirley Manson Urges Wisconsin Church to Cancel Pig Wrestling Event
Shirley Manson, lead singer of the world-renowned rock band Garbage, is calling on a Stephensville, Wisconsin, church to cancel its plans for an inhumane pig wrestling contest, which is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 10 at St. Patrick's Parish.