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October 1, 2022

29th Trump therapy session... why?

It's the same list of grievances over, and over, and over...

This woman came from Tennessee for the rally in Warren.

She’s been camping nearby since Wednesday, she said.

This is her 29th Trump rally.



October 1, 2022

71-yr-old man called Pa'at reaches Pacific Crest Trail Northern Terminus after having walked every..

71-yr-old man called Pa’at reaches Pacific Crest Trail Northern Terminus after having walked every step of 2,653 mile trail. He arrived at Manning Park, WA located on Canadian border after having started the trail in the town of Campo, CA on Mexican border


* Manning Park is in British Columbia.
September 30, 2022

The new conservative dating app funded by Peter Thiel called, 'The Right Stuff' has now launched...

The new conservative dating app funded by Peter Thiel called, ‘The Right Stuff’ has now launched, and women describe what they are looking for in a man: “I like the Alpha-Male vibe.”

September 29, 2022

Coolio, Grammy-Winning 'Gangsta's Paradise' Rapper, Dies at 59

Source: Variety

Coolio, the Grammy-winning rapper, producer and actor best known for his 1995 hit “Gangsta’s Paradise,” has died. He was 59.

The rapper’s longtime manager Jarel Posey confirmed the news to Variety, saying that Coolio died around 5 p.m. PT on Wednesday afternoon. According to TMZ, Coolio was found at a friend’s house.

Coolio rose to prominence in the Los Angeles rap scene in the ’90s, scoring his big break when he recorded the song “Gangsta’s Paradise” for the 1995 film “Dangerous Minds,” starring Michelle Pfeiffer. It quickly became one of the most popular rap songs of all time, topping the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks and ending 1995 as the No. 1 single of that year in the United States. In 1996, “Gangsta’s Paradise” was nominated for record of the year and best rap solo performance at the Grammy Awards, with Coolio winning the latter. The song was soon spoofed by Weird Al Yankovic, who satirized it as “Amish Paradise,” though Coolio was adamant that he did not give Weird Al permission to do so. However, Coolio has said in interviews that the two later made amends.

Born Artis Leon Ivey Jr. on Aug. 1, 1963 in Pennsylvania, Coolio later moved to Compton, Calif. where he joined the hip-hop group WC and the Maad Circle in 1991. A few years later, in 1994, Coolio signed with Tommy Boy Records and released his debut album “It Takes a Thief.” Catapulted by its lead single “Fantastic Voyage,” “It Takes a Thief” peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 200 album chart and was certified platinum.

Read more: https://variety.com/2022/music/news/coolio-dead-dies-gangstas-paradise-rapper-1235387456/

September 29, 2022

Library of Congress: You didn't think @lizzo played that antique flute on stage without practicing

You didn't think @lizzo played that antique flute on stage without practicing first, did you? She visited the Library Monday & played several of the flutes in our collection, which is the largest in the world. #LizzoAtLOC

See & hear more from her visit: http://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2022/09/it

A flute @lizzo played in the Main Reading Room Monday (with permission from some lucky researchers who were there!) looks similar to the crystal one she had at her concert, but is actually plexiglass. It is also very rare & was manufactured when the material was first invented.🔊

President James Madison’s crystal flute, engraved with his name and the year it was made — 1813. Photo: Library of Congress.

How cool... and those acoustics!

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