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Another fab item up for bids

Got $26,000 or so to burn? That’s the expected selling price at an upcoming auction for a long-lost demo Paul McCartney recorded for Cilla Black. Black turned the song “It’s For You”, written by McCartney and John Lennon, into a … Continue reading

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Words of wisdom from a former “Deal or No Deal” model

Okay, let’s get the obvious out of the way. In the following and recent tweet, Bonnie-Jill Laflin is easy on the eyes. But she also provides great advice. https://twitter.com/BJLaflin/status/727237286836899841/photo/1

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Road trip to a desert trip?

That Desert Trip concert we told you about Sunday on the broadcast del grande appears to be a twice-in-a-lifetime event. Organizers are adding a second weekend to the event with The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger … Continue reading

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May we interest you in a good book?

Queen’s Brian May has released a book on, believe it or not, Victorian underskirts. May teamed up with Denis Pellerin in writing “Crinoline: Fashion’s Most Magnificent Disaster” — and it comes with May’s 3-D viewer. May and Pellerin say crinolines … Continue reading

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Whoops!

Okay, for starters, I did not see Sunday night’s live telecast of the Miss Universe pageant. This was due to dinner with relatives, making plans for Christmas and catching up on online work. I only learned of this unusual ending … Continue reading

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Join in the fight against AIDS, win a chance to meet your fave star

(Cross-posted from DougMorris.net.) Want to go on a bike ride with U2’s Bono? All you have to do is donate ten bucks to his RED organization to fight AIDS — and you’ll get that chance. Bono says he’ll even visit … Continue reading

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Christmas Page: Too soon? Not really.

(The following is cross-posted from DougMorris.net’s internotes.) Yes — I hear you. We just finished Halloween, we’ve eaten all the candy, we’ve had the (expletive deleted) scared out of us visiting various haunted attractions, we’re putting away our costumes and … Continue reading

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Nineteen years ago today, one chapter closed as another was about to open

On this date 19 years ago, I was, dare I say, on the other side of the tracks. I was finishing up my time at "the old place". The next day, I started work on what would become "Rock 104 … Continue reading

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Celebrating 20 Years of Rock 104

(cross-posted from DougMorris.net) Whether we play your favorite classics, keep you up to date on events in the Pine Belt or root Southern Miss to victory, we have many reasons to celebrate 20 years of 104.5FM as Rock 104. I’ve … Continue reading

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What’s next for Brian Williams?

While I work at a TV station that carries NBC programming, I’m not going to join in the chorus of critics calling for Brian Williams’ dismissal from NBC News. He already has plenty of critics. Instead, let’s play everyone’s favorite … Continue reading

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