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  1. Maple Ridge couple celebrates 70th wedding anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    William George Brennan was taking an exam to work at the ordinance survey in England, where maps and plans were made during the Second World War, when he walked into the canteen to get a cup of tea. "It was a friendly place.


  2. Yarmouth County resident astonished when two ducklings hatch from same egg and surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Sackville Tribune-Post

    It was the same size as the others, but this egg was cloudy, while the others were transparent so you could see what was growing inside. Yarmouth County resident Amber Brannen was quite surprised to have two Pekin duckings hatch from the same egg.


  3. BROMANCE-A-RONI Comes to Midtown International Theatre Festival  Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    RONI, a one-act comedy by Roberto Ragone will receive its debut as part of the New York City Midtown International Theatre Festival . The play, directed by Art Bernal and co-produced by Work of Art Productions and Ragone Enterprises and Productions, performs Wed.


  4. 'We're just one person really': Maple Ridge, B.C. couple celebrates 70th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | CBC News

    Bill and Violet Brennan met in England during the Second World War and moved to Canada in 1982 to be with their daughter. Bill Brennan still can't believe Violet Lacey agreed to go see an Abbott and Costello film with him back in 1943.


  5. The Killer Dish: The sultry spice of Doro Wat, Ethiopia's national dish, at Cafe LalibelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | The Arizona Republic

    There's symbolism in the egg at the heart of a pot of doro wat. At Cafe Lalibela, an Ethiopian restaurant in Tempe, the meaning is easy to find.


  6. Jonathan's 4th of July FavoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | WNYC-AM New York

    Happy Birthday to the country that gave us the Great American Songbook , Baseball , and Frank Sinatra ! To get you in the patriotic spirit here are 5 songs to help you celebrate July 4th weekend: This song, about how fortunate one is to be from the U.S.A., was first introduced by The Andrew Sisters in the 1941 Abbott and Costello film Buck Privates . It was written by the songwriting team of Raye and Prince, who wrote many musical numbers for The Andrew Sisters and Abbott and Costello at Universal.


  7. Towns Crier for June 25, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Concord Monitor

    ... gym on Saturday, beginning at 6 p.m. Two early 1940s movies will be shown: Buck Privates , a comedy starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, and Hollywood Canteen , a musical starring Jack Benny and a host of other stars of that era. The show is free ...


  8. ADF Review: Claire Porter and Sara Juli's The Lectern Made Us...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Independent Weekly

    Claire Porter and Sara Juli: The Lectern a ...a ... A1 2 Tuesday, June 20 Reynolds Industries Theater, Durham As to what can be "dance," I'm super permissive. As long as bodies in space are at the core somehow, I'm on board, no matter how much interdisciplinary stuff-video, text, visual art, theater, whatever-gets piled on top.


  9. The moment Paul Azinger let honesty slip into U.S. OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | New York Post

    ... once was presented as comedic farce - "How can a muddah eat its fahddah?" - is now sold at auction. One can hear Bud Abbott telling Lou Costello how Mets and Yankees radio now identify who performed the national anthem and the name of the anthem's ...


  10. EXCLUSIVE: Ten other major controversies from the Midwinter BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Crikey

    The revelation of Malcolm Turnbull's daring foray into political satire at the Midwinter Ball brought to mind some of the other memorable moments that have stunned and delighted the crowd at the Canberra glitterati's night of nights over the years. Kept from the public at the time thanks to the pact of silence between pollies and press, Crikey satirist Ben Pobjie reveals* them now in the new spirit of openness.


  11. The MummyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Memphis Flyer

    Once upon a time, there was a beautiful place called Hollywood. In that place lived a company called Universal, which made movies.


  12. Unbelievable: Guess What Words the Feminists Now Say Are SexistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | RedState

    A Cambridge University professor now claims that using words like "genius" or "brilliance" to describe students' work because words like that are sexist . Cambridge University examiners have been warned against using words such as "flair", "brilliance" and "genius" when assessing students' work because they are associated with men, an academic has revealed.


  13. Visiting pro baseball's holy grail: CooperstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Riverdale Press

    Are you a baseball fan? And by baseball fan, I don't mean someone who catches some highlights on the MLB Network or glances at the occasional boxscore in the newspaper - but rather someone who looks at America's Pastime as something akin to religion, and baseball stadiums as cathedrals where the frenzied masses come to worship. If you're the guy, or gal, who has the uniform numbers of your entire team past and present committed to memory.


  14. 'Parks & Rec' alum O'Heir takes drastic dark turn in black comedy 0:0Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | New York Post

    Jim O'Heir, aka bumbling Jerry Gergich from NBC's "Parks and Recreation," takes a darker path as the star of "Middle Man," an award-winning black comedy opening Friday in select AMC theatres nationwide and airing this fall on Netflix. In the movie, O'Heir plays Lenny Freeman , a schlubby mama's boy with a dead-end accounting job who dreams of being a stand-up comic.


  15. The Mummies of the 'Mummy' Franchise, RankedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Film School Rejects

    ... silly when you think about it. Genius, for sure. Groundbreaking? Absolutely. But they are ripe for spoofing. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were masters when it came to the art of the spoof, and their Universal adventures saw them encounter ...


  16. Fantasy Baseball in AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    The Pecos League isn't playing baseball in Amarillo, but that isn't stopping a local man from keeping the interest alive. According to Eddie Larkan, if Pecos League had been granted a lease to play in Potter County Memorial Stadium , they would've been called the Amarillo Lone Stars.


  17. Inquiry calls for ACT government to review and correct evidence over Glebe Park landRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Age

    Greens parliamentarian Caroline Le Couteur has blasted the evidence of public servants to a parliamentary inquiry as "confusing and disturbing at the very least". Ms Le Couteur told the ACT parliament on Thursday that the contradictory evidence from Land Development Agency officials was "Abbott and Costello level comedy".


  18. 'Finding Neverland': Where's the pixie dust when you need it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Never work with animals or children goes the old showbiz adage, and the adult cast of "Finding Neverland" should have taken heed. On opening night at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, a quartet of young actors and a shaggy canine added sparkle to a mostly flat production of the touring Broadway musical.


  19. Burlesque show ends with a bang, a shake and 'Who's on first'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    You didn't need to be a fan of Abbott & Costello to appreciate the retelling of "Who's on first" during the Miss Exotic World competion at Orleans Showroom on Saturday night.


  20. Press Talk: What really happened to McCauley?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | The Columbian

    Former County Councilors David Madore and Tom Mielke - the Abbott and Costello of local politics - expended all of their energy, called in every favor and tried every dirty trick in Nixon's playbook to rid themselves of County Manager McCauley. Not only did he survive the gauntlet, but the myopic focus of the M&M Boys on McCauley unwittingly created their own demise.