Anorak » News http://www.anorak.co.uk Pop culture, news, sport and an off-beat take on the mainstream Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:23:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.2 Selfie Teen V Train – The Gif, The Video And The Photos http://www.anorak.co.uk/394873/strange-but-true/selfie-teen-v-train-the-gif-the-video-and-the-photos.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394873/strange-but-true/selfie-teen-v-train-the-gif-the-video-and-the-photos.html/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:33:14 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394873 THE lad stood by the rumbling train track, his camera raised up high, the driver spotted the lad and kicked him in the eye.

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As James Lileks asks:

And WHY did you want to share this on social media? It’s something potential employers, future in-laws, and most people that see it… after the sensationalism wears-off… will think shows poor judgement.

Answer: you should see his friends.

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The Gory Passion Reenactment In The Village of Nicker in Co Limerick – Photos http://www.anorak.co.uk/394852/news/the-gory-passion-reenactment-in-the-village-of-nicker-in-co-limerick-photos.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394852/news/the-gory-passion-reenactment-in-the-village-of-nicker-in-co-limerick-photos.html/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:44:05 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394852 TO a Passion reenactment in the village of Nicker in Co Limerick, on Good Friday, as part of the Limerick City of Culture celebrations. Jesus is played by Garry Frahe, who has been getting into character:

The physical pain

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TO a Passion reenactment in the village of Nicker in Co Limerick, on Good Friday, as part of the Limerick City of Culture celebrations. Jesus is played by Garry Frahe, who has been getting into character:

The physical pain is not in anyway going to bother me. It is the emotion I want to get across. There are sequences when I will feel it. We don’t want to cheat on any aspect, we don’t want to cheat the audience.”

Real nails? A circumcised Jesus? Where does the authenticity end?

“There will be physical pain but it won’t be horrific pain. The production team have taken every aspect into account. The have spent hours thinking, assessing and trying to make things as safe as possible but to keep it as real as possible.”

Words to heed for anyone planning to stage The Passion in their garden or school playground. A real Crucifixion is a safe Crucifixion.

 

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Epic Obituaries: So, Farewell David W. Cummings, aka ‘Pervert’ Dave http://www.anorak.co.uk/394841/strange-but-true/epic-obituaries-so-farewell-david-w-cummings-aka-pervert-dave.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394841/strange-but-true/epic-obituaries-so-farewell-david-w-cummings-aka-pervert-dave.html/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:13:04 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394841 OBITUARY of the day is from the Tampa Bay Times. Let’s all take a moment to remember the life of David W. Cummings, aka “Pervert” Dave:

Dave loved motorcycles, and riding with all of this brothers and sisters. He was an avid wood worker, loved animals and working with Paso…

 

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Yahoo! Is Now Officially Worth Less Than Nothing, Say Matt Yglesias and Matt Levine http://www.anorak.co.uk/394769/money/yahoo-is-now-officially-worth-less-than-nothing-say-matt-yglesias-and-matt-levine.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394769/money/yahoo-is-now-officially-worth-less-than-nothing-say-matt-yglesias-and-matt-levine.html/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:55:49 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394769 PA 12514356 Yahoo! Is Now Officially Worth Less Than Nothing, Say Matt Yglesias and Matt Levine

 In this March 3, 1997 file photo, Yahoo co-founders David Filo, left, and Jerry Yang, right, hold up a fish prop at Yahoo headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif. 

 

AS two different people have now noted, Matt Yglesias and Matt Levine, Yahoo is now officially valued at less than nothing. Which, for a company that has a $40 billion price tag on the markets is a pretty strange thing to try and say. But it also happens to be true.

The conundrum is explained by the fact that there are really two different things here. One is the business that makes up Yahoo, the other the company that owns that business. And that company owns not just the business Yahoo but also good sized chunks of two other businesses, Yahoo Japan and Alibaba, a Chinese internet company (not unlike Amazon). If we take the value of Yahoo the company and subtract from it the value of the stake in Alibaba then we get a negative number. Take away the value of that stake in Yahoo Japan and it becomes even larger.

So, when we’ve done this we can note that Yahoo the company is indeed worth some $40 billion. But after the subtraction Yahoo the business seems to be worth some minus $13 million or so (and that’s without even thinking about the amount of cash the company has).

There’s two reasons for this. The first being that there’s a bit of uncertainty about how to value Alibaba. It’s coming up for an IPO soon and we’ll have a better idea after that. But the other reason isn’t quite so simple. For it’s that, OK, sure, Yahoo is about to get large amounts of cash for that Alibaba stake (or some of it). But the market is thinking that they’ll just piss it away on doing not very much. Therefore, given that the cash is likely to be wasted there’s no real value there anyway.

And that’s really a downvote, a vote of no confidence, in the ability of Yahoo’s managers.

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1980s: Bunny Girl Dolly Parton Seduces The Easter Bunny http://www.anorak.co.uk/394830/celebrities/1980s-bunny-girl-dolly-parton-seduces-the-easter-bunny.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394830/celebrities/1980s-bunny-girl-dolly-parton-seduces-the-easter-bunny.html/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:35:21 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394830 DOLLY Parton and Joshua, the Easter Bunny.

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Snooker 1958-64: The B.A and C.C Harry Young Boys’ Snooker Championship http://www.anorak.co.uk/394823/sports/snooker-1958-64-the-b-a-and-c-c-harry-young-boys-snooker-championship.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394823/sports/snooker-1958-64-the-b-a-and-c-c-harry-young-boys-snooker-championship.html/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:16:35 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394823 SNOOKER – 1958-1963.

In the captions to these photos of snooker Brylcreem‎, ‘BA and CC’ stands for The Billiards Association and Control Council Club—later Council. Harry Young was a journalist who pioneered competitive snooker events.

 

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The B.A and C.C Young 16 to 18 Snooker Championship of Great Britain – Burroughs and Watts Match Hall
Left to right; David Bend, David Bond, Terence Clarke, Ian Corbett, Paul Daverill, John Findlay, Stuart Goss, James McAllister, David Boots, John Shepherd, Beresford Tanner, and Geoffrey Thompson, posing with the white ball. Date: 16/12/1958

 

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Harry Young Boy’s Snooker Championship – London. The two finalists with the trophy before starting the final. David Trevelyen (14) of Nottingham (Left) and David Bend (15) of Nuneaton (Right). Date: 12/04/1958

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Snooker – Youth Championship
(L-R) David Bodill, Peter Braeley, George Seaborne, W Thorndycraft, John Virgo, Derek Wells and F Cleary cue up

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Snooker – Youth Championship
(L-R) John Virgo, JC Clusker, Richard Revill and Martin Taylor cue up
Date: 07/12/1964

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Manchester City Balls: £200,000 A Week Yaya Toure Says He Is Undervalued Because He’s A Black African http://www.anorak.co.uk/394815/news/manchester-city-balls-200000-a-week-yaya-toure-says-he-is-undervalued-because-hes-a-black-african.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394815/news/manchester-city-balls-200000-a-week-yaya-toure-says-he-is-undervalued-because-hes-a-black-african.html/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:09:22 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394815 YAYA Toure, Manchester City’s midfield force of nature, tells the BBC’s Football Focus on BBC World News, that he would be held in higher regard were he not African:

“To be honest, proper recognition has only come from the fans. I don’t want to be hard and I don’t want to be negative, but I want to be honest.”

In 2013, Toure signed a £45m four-year deal at City. He earns well in excess of £200,000 a week. He said at the time:

“I will never forget how I have been treated here by the fans, the club and the owners and nothing would give me greater pleasure than to finish my career as a Manchester City player.”

 

So. What is proper recognition?

“If we [African footballers] play well and we don’t have the recognition from the media, we are not going to be where we want to be.”

Toure is on the shortlist to be named on the PFA Player of the Year:

Steven Gerrard – Liverpool
Eden Hazard – Chelsea
Adam Lallana – Southampton
Daniel Sturridge – Liverpool
Luis Suarez – Liverpool
Yaya Toure – Manchester City

 

The BBC says:

Toure also feels African players need to do far more to stand out, drawing comparisons with Barcelona duo Andres Iniesta and Xavi, both former team-mates of his. He says Iniesta and Xavi are often praised for their attacking skills, but rarely singled out for criticism when they fail to defend properly. In contrast, Toure claims he is regularly picked on by the media when he makes a defensive mistake.

Adding:

The Ivorian is also unhappy that Lionel Messi, widely regarded as one of the best players in the world with Cristiano Ronaldo, is recognised around the world but players like himself are not. He said: “If you go to any part of Africa now, people will say, ‘yes, we know him [Messi]‘, but when you come to Europe and say ‘Yaya Toure’ people will say, ‘who is that?’ Some will say they know my name but not know my face. But they will know Messi’s face.”

Is that more to do with marketing than media? Messi is on the face of a FIFA football games. He is also ridiculously good at football. Toure is a top player, but Messi is one of the greats.

It’s not football that is biased against black African players; it’s consumerism, maybe. Is this a question of whether of not black African faces can shift as many units of boots and video games as whites can? Who do the buying public in the big football markets relate to more – a European or an African?

The BBC adds:

Toure, who played in Belgium, Russia, Greece, France and Spain before moving to England, says he will be disappointed if he is not named player of the year by the Professional Footballers’ Association.

But if he isn’t it won’t be because of his race or roots or colour. Football is, arguably, the most visible area of life where ability and not race matters most. If Toure doesn’t win, it will not be because his fellow pros are bigots. It will be because the pros thought another footballer played better.

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Ilinois Mayor Jim Ardis Joins The War Against Free Speech: Police Raid Home Of Twitter Parodists http://www.anorak.co.uk/394789/news/ilinois-mayor-jim-ardis-joins-the-war-against-free-speech-police-raid-home-of-twitter-parodists.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394789/news/ilinois-mayor-jim-ardis-joins-the-war-against-free-speech-police-raid-home-of-twitter-parodists.html/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:42:12 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394789 jim ardis Ilinois Mayor Jim Ardis Joins The War Against Free Speech: Police Raid Home Of Twitter ParodistsMAYOR Jim Ardis of Peoria, Illinois, has no sense of humour. If you parody him on the internet, he will be upset.

Ilinois police raided a house suspected to be housing someone who was parodying Ardis on the Twitter account @Peoriamayor. The seven police officers on the raid found three people in the residence. They grabbed them all. They then visited two more housemates at their places of work, and brought them in for questioning.

Michelle Pratt, 27, was one alleged tweeter seized by the Peoria Police Department. She tells the Journal Star:

“They just asked me about the Twitter account, if I knew anything about it… They brought me in like I was a criminal. They said they had a search warrant and took all the electronic devices that had Internet access. They said there had been an Internet crime that occurred at this residence.”

Peoria Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard, who is – incredibly – not a work of a skilled parodist, says his anti-free speech force are investigating misdemeanour charges of impersonating a public official, which carries a maximum one-year jail term and $2,500 fine. He tells the Southern Illinoisan that “appears that someone went to great lengths to make it appear it was actually from the mayor.”

Want to see one of the tweets that shoes great cunning in pretending to be the mayor? Here’s goes:

 

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The Star adds:

The @Peoriamayor account began in late February or early March with a photo of Ardis and a bio that stated he enjoyed serving the city and included his city email address.
The content of tweets, or entries on the account, ranged from ambiguous to offensive, with repeat references to sex and drugs — and comparisons of Ardis to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as Ford’s drug use while in office became public.

By about March 10, the bio of the Twitter account was changed to indicate it was a parody account.

Arstechnica notes:

No arrests in connection to the account were reported. One resident was booked on marijuana-possession charges.

Anyone who feels like lampooning the idiotic mayor and his goons has been warned. You’ll have to try harder….

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Dan Snay Invents A New Way To Upset Parents On Social Media: Boasting Florida Teen Costs Parents A Mint http://www.anorak.co.uk/394786/money/dan-snay-invents-a-new-way-to-upset-parents-on-social-media-boasting-florida-teen-costs-parents-a-mint.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394786/money/dan-snay-invents-a-new-way-to-upset-parents-on-social-media-boasting-florida-teen-costs-parents-a-mint.html/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:08:02 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394786 dana snay Dan Snay Invents A New Way To Upset Parents On Social Media: Boasting Florida Teen Costs Parents A Mint

 

DANA Snay cost her father £80,000. When dear Dana realised her headmaster father had won an age-discrimination lawsuit against his former employer, the Miami-based Gulliver Preparatory School, she started to boast.

She told her Facebook friends:

“Mama and Papa Snay won the case against Gulliver. Gulliver is now officially paying for my vacation to Europe this summer. SUCK IT.”

The Miami Herald says that bragging cost Mama and Papa their entire haul of $80,000 compensation,.

Dana had been a student at Gulliver, and it didn’t take long for the school to pick ip the scent. Papa Snay had signed a confidentiality agreement. He would say nothing of the $150,000 settlement, that included $60,000 in lawyers’ fees.

Gulliver sued for breach of contract. And won. A Florida appeals court found in its favour.

Elie Mystal quips:

“Remember when all you had to worry about was your daughter posting naked selfies of herself on Facebook? Now, things are worse.”

Put it down to the follies of youth. If that’s not discriminatory…

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1973: Arsenal Hooligans Ejected From The FA Cup Third-Fourth Place Match With Wolverhampton Wanderers http://www.anorak.co.uk/394782/sports/1973-arsenal-hooligans-ejected-from-the-fa-cup-third-fourth-place-match-with-wolverhampton-wanderers.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394782/sports/1973-arsenal-hooligans-ejected-from-the-fa-cup-third-fourth-place-match-with-wolverhampton-wanderers.html/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:45:45 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394782 FLASHBACK to August 18, 1973:

At the short-lived annual FA Cup Third-fourth Place Match (mote here) between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Gunners’ Highbury Stadium, a small group of ‘hooligans’ are escorted out of the ground by the Police prior to kick off.

It was all about the boots.

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1970-1975: The FA Cup Third Place Playoff Experiment http://www.anorak.co.uk/394774/sports/1970-1975-the-fa-cup-third-place-playoff-experiment.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394774/sports/1970-1975-the-fa-cup-third-place-playoff-experiment.html/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:56:55 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394774 BACK in the Pre-Premier League days, the losing FA Cup semi-finalists competed to see which one of them qualified for a non-existent bronze medal and the other nothing. The match lasted just five years, played between 1970 and 1975.

Initially, the game was played at a neutral ground, lending it the aura of a real Cup Final. At the inaugural Cup, played one day before Chelsea and Leeds United contested the final at Wembley, Manchester United beat Watford 2-1 at Highbury. The crowd was 15,105.

Was that encouraging? Footballfansite has transcribed the Arsenal programme notes from that, which explain how the match came to happen:

THIS is the eleventh occasion we have staged a match for the Football Association on the eve of the F.A. Cup Final, and this time the fixture takes a new form. The idea of a match on this particular date on the football calendar first came about in 1954, it being felt that with people descending in thousands on London en route to Wembley the following day, many of them would welcome a game at which to spend the eve of the Final.

So, 16 years ago, England met Young England here on this corresponding night, and a crowd of 43,000 gave full justification to the experiment. The following year the title was changed to Old England v Young England (the old ‘uns cheered to a 5-0 victory by 38,000), but except for 1963 when the match was styled England v The Football League the fixture became permanently one between England and Young England. On five occasions it switched to Stamford bridge, but otherwise it remained at Highbury.

Inevitably what was basically a friendly representative match could not retain all its early novelty appeal, and after last season’s 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge, watched by just over 18,000 spectators, the F.A. decided the time had come to change the style of the fixture. Among suggestions thrown up was a North v South match – that particular argument seems to have been going on among football fans since the game began! – but the idea to gain favour was to stage a “play-off” to decide third and fourth places between the two beaten F.A. Cup semi-finalists.

Tonight’s game is the first such fixture, and with it we have, in any case, a North v South clash, just as there will be another at Wembley tomorrow between Leeds United and Chelsea. Whether this becomes a regular fixture will, presumably, how well the fans turn out to support it……

 

 

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Everton’s Alan Whittle (r) beats Stoke City’s goalkeeper Gordon Banks (l) to score Everton’s first goal of the night. Stoke City went on to win the match 3-2 in front of just over 5,000 fans.

 

One year on and Stoke took on Everton. To further entice paying punters, the game was played one day before Arsenal played Liverpool on May 8. The footy-starved neutral and fans of the two finalists would surely lap it up. Well, that was the plan. But only 5,031 turned watched the game at Selhurst Park.

The 1972 final was played in August. The game produced an historical footnote when it became the first FA Cup match to be decided on penalties, with Birmingham beating the previous year’s winners Stoke. In an effort to boost the crowd, the game was played at the home of one of the finalists. St Andrew’s, Birmingham, got the nod. Over 25,000 came to watch. 

In August 1973, Arsenal hosted Wolverhampton Wanderers at Highbury. Home advantage counted for nothing. Wolves won 3-1. But only 21,000 came. Again the match was in August. 

 

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Derek Dougan celebrates after scoring against Arsenal.

 

The game was dying. But there would be one last death rattle, when in May 1974 - five days after the FA Cup Final - Burnley beat Leicester City 1–0 at Filbert Street before a bumper crowd of 6,458.

And that was that. The experiment had been a failure. But out-of-season football would not go away because from 1974, the Charity Shield would be played at Wembley.

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1978: Kellie Everts Was The Miss Nude Universe Who Became God’s Stripper http://www.anorak.co.uk/394760/celebrities/1978-kellie-everts-was-the-miss-nude-universe-who-became-gods-stripper.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394760/celebrities/1978-kellie-everts-was-the-miss-nude-universe-who-became-gods-stripper.html/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:35:23 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394760 IN 1978, the Associated Press met Kellie Everts, the Miss Nude Universe who became as a striptease artist performing on a Washington stage because “God told her to quiet her job as a social worker and return to the stage to perform her strip act”.

The woman born Rasa von Werder was stripping for Jesus.

And isn’t stripping another kind of social work?

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In May 1978, Kellie saw a vision in her Brooklyn apartment:

Kneeling at her altar to the Virgin Mary, the 33-year-old prayed for guidance in her dealings with men. Everts asked the Virgin to be mother not only of her soul, but of her body.

The room, as Everts tells it, filled with a bright, white light and the Virgin appeared. “I want you to stop having sex with men,” she commanded. Then she vanished. It was the epiphany Everts had prayed for. For five days she thought about the Virgin’s words. “I saw good-looking men everywhere,” she says. “But I thought, if I don’t do this I’ll be a coward.” So Everts pledged herself to Mary, promising never to have sexual intercourse again….

“The Christian religion has some excellent doctrines,” says Everts, “but also contains the poisons of male domination — most notably the denigration, enslavement and exploitation of women. Women are punished for charging money for sex — because in doing so, they claim their own bodies as a resource to exploit for their own benefit. If fornication and adultery are sins, then punishment should be applied to both sexes.”

 

 

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You can read more of the who raised the spirits of men here and here. And see and read more about Kellie below:

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16 Retro Board Game Curiosities That No Family Played Twice http://www.anorak.co.uk/394738/keyposts/16-retro-board-game-curiosities-that-no-family-played-twice.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394738/keyposts/16-retro-board-game-curiosities-that-no-family-played-twice.html/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:50:07 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394738 peculiar games; however, there still remain board game curiosities which cry out for your attention. It seems there was no limit to the imagination (and debilitating insanity) of board game manufacturers. For every winner (i.e. Monopoly, Risk, Candyland) there were a hundred losers. Here’s a look at some of those losers.]]> A WHILE back, we covered some pretty peculiar games; however, there still remain board game curiosities which cry out for your attention. It seems there was no limit to the imagination (and debilitating insanity) of board game manufacturers. For every winner (i.e. Monopoly, Risk, Candyland) there were a hundred losers. Here’s a look at some of those losers.

 

VIDEO VILLAGE

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No doubt, this board game is a staple in the NSA break rooms. “Video Village” has such a nice sound for a mass surveillance system; much better than London’s “Ring of Steel”. How fitting that it shows a woman behind bars.

 

THE LOVE COMPUTER

 

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Judging by the pictures on the box, The Love Computer is just a series of compatibility quizzes which lead to sex and an eyelid swollen shut. The enclosed ointment can be used for both.

 

 

THE CANNONBALL RUN!
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You can go play your Monopoly, where you get to be an old-timey shoe, a Scottie dog, thimble or wheelbarrow. I’m playing Cannonball Run and being a coked up Sammy Davis Jr. dressed as a priest driving a red Ferrari.

 

 

TUMBLE BUMBLE GAME
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“They tumble down,
It’s a funny sight
Trying to find
The hole that’s right”

 

Looks like dad found “the hole that’s right”. Let’s just hope the kids don’t notice.

 

 

BATTLESHIP
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A highly popular game, and fun for the whole family…. well, except for the womenfolk. They’ve got dishes to attend to.

 

 

PIE FACE GAME
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A game of intense pressure and humiliation… well, for womenfolk. Father and son get to laugh and keep score.

 

MINDMAZE
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Why is this family game for “ages 8 and over” literally dripping with sexual tension? The way they’re placing those pegs into holes is like some sort of board-game porno.

 

 

WANNA SEE MY GREAT MOVES
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Leave it to the 1970s to turn everything and anything into a prelude to sex. This game forces the artist to get eye-level to a crotch canvas – what sort of horny genius created this wondrous gift to mankind?

 

 

DEALER’S CHOICE
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The game that fosters greed and exploitation of the weak. Swindle an old lady out of her life savings for the win.

 

 

THE HOBBIT
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You’ve landed on yellow, so pick a card. “Thorin’s Orcrist, The Goblin Cleaver, eviscerates the Great Goblin. Move ahead three spaces.”

 

 

MATING GAME
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Another compatibility game with fornication in mind. The game included a 4-pack of condoms for the winners, and a box of tissue for losers (for weeping, fapping, or an unholy combination of both).

 

 

LEAVE IT TO BEAVER MONEY MAKER
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Where in the Seven Hells is Beaver getting this kind of money? I presume The Beav is dealing meth or slinging rocks to build this mountain of cash. Hopefully, the game comes with instructions on how to launder it.

 

 

FLUSTER
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You don’t have to play Fluster with your cross-dressing ginger uncle, but it’s a whole lot more fun!

 

 

THE MCDONALD’S GAME
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“Uh, oh. You’ve got Type II Diabetes. Lose a turn.”

 

 

RHYME TIME
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This poor man is trying desperately not to look up her dress.  “Okay, time to rhyme: Vigilantes, Shanties, um Panties – DAMN!”

 

 

DON’T CATCH A COLD
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Losers often experienced lethargy, mild nausea and a hacking cough, but “Don’t Catch a Cold” was still a big success. In retrospect, the follow-up game “Don’t Catch Typhus” probably was a bad idea.

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Gabriel García Márquez 1927-2014 http://www.anorak.co.uk/394733/celebrities/gabriel-garcia-marquez-1927-2014.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394733/celebrities/gabriel-garcia-marquez-1927-2014.html/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:15:57 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394733 RIP Gabriel García Márquez, 1927-2014:

 

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize winner for Literature, interviewed at his home, October 21, 1982.(AP Photo).

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Two boys play soccer in front a mural painting of Nobel Prize-winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Aracataca, Colombia, Jan. 4,2006.

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Philippines Holy Week 2014: The Penitents Flagellate Themselves http://www.anorak.co.uk/394717/news/philippines-holy-week-2014-the-penitents-flagellate-themselves.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394717/news/philippines-holy-week-2014-the-penitents-flagellate-themselves.html/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:08:44 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394717 Philippines Holy Week: Filipino penitents flagellate themselves as part of Maundy Thursday rituals to atone for sins in suburban Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines. The ritual is frowned upon by church leaders in this predominantly Roman Catholic country.

 

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Watch These Epic Videos To Ensure You Are Ready For The Rapture http://www.anorak.co.uk/394714/strange-but-true/watch-these-epic-videos-to-ensure-you-are-ready-for-the-rapture.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394714/strange-but-true/watch-these-epic-videos-to-ensure-you-are-ready-for-the-rapture.html/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:45:48 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394714 the rapture Watch These Epic Videos To Ensure You Are Ready For The Rapture

 

THIS Easter, take care not to be left behind at the Rapture. It can, of course, happen at any time. It happened in 2011. Well, it could have done. And when it does, boy will they be right and you be wrong.

The Rapture is believed true. It is an end-times event when all believers in Christianity will be taken from the earth by God into heaven. The rest will be left behind (including the pets).

In preparation, we’ve compiled a library of Rapture Guide Videos. Study them hard. Questions later:

 

 

In 1952, Rapture film The Missing Christians hit the movie theatres. YouTuber Robert Smith tells us:

THE MISSING CHRISTIANS is set in the home of a devoted Christian widow and her three children. The story opens with the mother and two younger children leaving a tent revival meeting where a large number have responded to the invitation. At home, they discuss the meeting until after Norma, the elder daughter has returned from a night of pleasure. Norma ridicules the thought of revivals. Being tired and emotionally disturbed, she gets to her room, falls across her bed and is soon asleep and dreaming.

An angel appears and talks to her. In the dream the Rapture of the Church takes place. Her mother, sister and brother change, rise and join others who disappear in the clouds.
Her dream continues as she and Mrs. Store, a wealthy socialite, confer in the church office of Rev. Wise, pastor of a liberal church. Norma denounces him for his deceptive preaching.
The scene of the ten virgins with the pleading and remorse of the five foolish should sober any careless heart and mind. Norma awakens from her dream—recognizes her lost condition— confesses her sins—prays and receives Christ as her Saviour. The climax is thrilling as she realizes she is saved and thanks God for her new found joy. The film closes as she and her mother embrace while the choir sings “Softly and Tenderly”.

 

 

In The Blink Of Eye…. YouTuber WordNews has the details:

This is a trailer …the Movie was released 2009 about a vacationing detective begins to suspect that the Biblical apocalypse is at hand after being forced to relive the day of the Rapture time and again. Detective David Ramsey (David A.R. White, his wife, and their friends are cruising the Sea of Cortez in a luxury yacht when nearly everyone aboard vanishes without a trace. Confused, Detective Ramsey contacts his captain (Eric Roberts) and learns that the boat captain and his boss may have ties to the underworld. Suddenly, Detective Ramsay wakes up in a cold sweat. Initially determining that it was all just a dream, his relief turns to anxiety when the day begins playing out exactly as he had just envisioned it. What forces are dictating this strange occurrence, and what will happen if Detective Ramsay manages to solve the perplexing mystery before the cycle starts all over again….the moral of the movie is to be ready for the rapture …Jesus makes it clear in John chapter 3 how to go to heaven and to be ready for the rapture – you must be born again…To be born again is to admit to Jesus who is God and savior that you fall short of being perfect and need to be forgiven…right now let Jesus know you are sorry for anything you have done wrong meaning any sin and to come into your life as God and savior…..AMEN

 

 

Apocalypse: Caught in the Eye of the Storm. ChurchCinema has the blurb:

Army after army descends into the Valley of Armageddon in central Israel. Millions of people suddenly vanish. It’s the media event of the century and the entire world is glued to their television sets. At that very moment, a great charismatic leader arises and performs a miracle of astounding dimensions. Is he the long-awaited Messiah? The whole world is convinced that he is.It’s a time of great tribulation and only Bronson Pearl (Richard Nester)and Helen Hannah (Leigh Lewis), the two co-anchors of the World News Network, are in a position to uncover the truth. But as Helen discovers the true identity of this great leader, she is torn between her deep love for Bronson and her new-found knowledge about Christ and the antichrist.

 

 

 

Final: The Rapture

 

 

End Times laughs on Rapture-Palooza:

When the Apocalypse actually happens and a billion people are raptured up to heaven, Lindsey (Kendrick) and her boyfriend Ben (Daley) are left behind in suburban Seattle. The young couple try their best to lead a normal life surrounded by talking locusts, blood rain showers, and pot-smoking wraiths. But when the Anti-Christ (Robinson) makes his home base in their neighborhood, Lindsey finds herself the object of his affection. With the help of her family, friends, and a lawn-mowing zombie neighbor, the young couple set off to stop the Anti-Christ from taking her as his bride… and just maybe, saving the world in the process.

 

 

We survived the 1970s:

 

 

Sunday Morning Rapture

 

 

 

And Lights, Camera, Rapture!

 

 

 

If Footmen Tire You, What Will Horses Do? (1971)

Based on the preachings of Reverend Estus W. Pirkle, this film warns what will happen to America if the citizens do not give up their depraved ways and turn to God and Jesus for salvation. Communist infiltrators, the “footmen”, will pave the way for an all out invasion by weakening our will through TV, dance, rock music and alcohol. Once the invasion begins, the new Communist government will proceed to round up all Christians, and either execute them or force them to undergo re-education. Only by putting their faith in the bible where it belongs, says Rev. Pirkle, can America resist the coming Red Menace.

 

A Distant Thunder. It’s 1978….

 

 

And finally….

 

 

The En…

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Heaven Is For Real: Colton Burpo Proves Christianity, My Little Pony And Sarah Palin Are Right http://www.anorak.co.uk/394708/news/heaven-is-for-real-colton-burpo-proves-christianity-my-little-pony-and-sarah-palin-are-right.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394708/news/heaven-is-for-real-colton-burpo-proves-christianity-my-little-pony-and-sarah-palin-are-right.html/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:53:38 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394708 colton burpo Heaven Is For Real: Colton Burpo Proves Christianity, My Little Pony And Sarah Palin Are Right

 

HAVE you seen Heaven Is For Real, the film about the boy who “had a trip to Heaven”.

Sony Pictures acquired had actioned its rights on the book Heaven Is For Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip To Heaven And Back, written by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent:

Burpo is a small town Nebraska pastor whose four-year old son, Colton, nearly died during an emergency appendectomy operation. As he recovered, Colton began telling his family that he went to Heaven, actually looking down at the doctors operating on him and his family praying in the waiting room. And he slowly began telling them details about his miscarried sister, and his long-dead grandfather, none of which he should have known about. He then revealed to his family what it was like during his visit in Heaven, before he was sent back to his family. He’s now 11.

Colton says he saw the throne room where God the Father sits with Jesus and Gabriel on either side, met John the Baptist, saw various winged creatures, and had a chance to pet Jesus’ “rainbow horse”.

But it’s not only ponies. There are apocalyptic elements:

“there’s going to be a war, and it’s going to destroy this world. Jesus and the angels and the good people are going to fight against Satan and the monsters and the bad people. I saw it…. in heaven, the women and the children got to stand back and watch… But the men, they had to fight. And Dad. I watched you. You have to fight too.”

Todd will fight with “a sword or a bow and arrow”.

Colton Burpo was four when he made his trip that proved Christianity:

While in heaven Colton says he saw many things and met many people including pop, his great grandfather who died 30 years before Colton was born. But Colton says he didn’t look like the photo in his house. A picture sent months later by his grandma was more like the man he met, a young man without glasses. And perhaps the most shocking part of Colton’s story. “He came to his mom and said mom I have 2 sisters,” said [has father] Todd Burpo.

But he only has one sister. “You had a baby die in your tummy didn’t you?” said Todd Burpo.

His parents never told him about the miscarriage.

Over time this young man’s visions became more real. From his description of Jesus to his talks with God, even a description of Armageddon.

Barthes notes:

It’s interesting to note that Burpo’s ghostwriter, Lynn Vincent, has also ghosted volumes for Sarah Palin and for Gen William “Jerry” Boykin (according to an article in Newsweek, Vincent complained that having worked on Going Rogue had led some reviewers to take Heaven is for Real less seriously).

A December 2010 piece in the Imperial Republican, the Coltons’ local newspaper, has some background:

In an interview this week, Todd Burpo said he has no doubt his son made the heavenly visit.

While Todd, pastor of Imperial’s Crossroads Wesleyan Church, says he and wife Sonja originally weren’t sure about it, he is now.

“I am 100% convinced he was in heaven,” he said.

…He believes God had a part in the encouragement they had from a pastor friend to write the book. That friend, Phil McCallum, made some introductions and introduced them to the right people, Todd said.

It eventually led to the book deal with Thomas Nelson of Nashville, a 200-year-old company that publishes a lot of Christian books.

He worked with author Lynn Vincent, who most recently collaborated with Sarah Palin on her book, “Going Rogue: An American Life.”

Recently, Fox’s Sean Hannity interviewed Todd and Colton Burpo:

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1978: Weapons Seized Before West Ham Against Millwall At Upton Park http://www.anorak.co.uk/394705/sports/1978-weapons-seized-before-west-ham-against-millwall-at-upton-park.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394705/sports/1978-weapons-seized-before-west-ham-against-millwall-at-upton-park.html/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:33:18 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394705 FLASHBACK to October 7 1978:

On display at Scotland Yard are some of the weapons believed to have been abandoned by supporters attending the West Ham against Millwall game at Upton Park. Six policeman were injured and 70 people arrested after fans clashed in the street after the game.

 

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1936: Josephine Baker Performs The Danse Sauvage In A Rubber Banana Bikini for The Ziegfeld Follies http://www.anorak.co.uk/394675/celebrities/1936-josephine-baker-performs-the-danse-sauvage-in-a-rubber-banana-bikini-for-the-ziegfeld-follies.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394675/celebrities/1936-josephine-baker-performs-the-danse-sauvage-in-a-rubber-banana-bikini-for-the-ziegfeld-follies.html/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:59:21 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394675 IN these photos from 1936, American-born French expatriate entertainer and singer, Josephine Baker wears a rubber banana bikini to perform the danse sauvage for the Ziegfeld Follies in New York.

 

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Starbucks Is Relocating Its HQ To The UK: Hurrah! http://www.anorak.co.uk/394498/money/starbucks-is-relocating-its-hq-to-the-uk-hurrah.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394498/money/starbucks-is-relocating-its-hq-to-the-uk-hurrah.html/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:32:08 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394498 PA 15335343 Starbucks Is Relocating Its HQ To The UK: Hurrah!

OR at least Starbucks is going to be relocating it’s European HQ to the UK. Which, after all that fuss about how much tax Starbucks was or was not paying in this country is a bit of a turnaround.

The basic background for those who need a refresher: Starbucks was noted not to be paying any corporation tax in the UK. On the grounds that it wasn’t making any profit so why should it? Then in the details people noted that it was sending royalties, tax free, to Holland, and paying a margin on coffee it bought from lower tax Switzerland. Aha! so, tax avoidance! Except, when those were added back in then Starbucks was still making a loss. And then decided to cough up some tax anyway in order to get the loons from UKUncut off its premises.

So, what’s happened now? Essentially, Osborne has changed the tax laws so that profits that Starbucks makes elsewhere in Europe from royalties (that stuff that used to go to Holland) aren’t taxed in the UK at all. So it makes sense to put the HQ here to make those profits tax free: EU rules expressly state that they can’t be taxed in the countries that they come from. There are those that don’t seem very happy about this:

The real reason, I’m sure, why Starbucks moving is because George Osborne has changed the UK from having a corporation tax system that charged UK-based companies to tax on their worldwide profits to one where he only charges UK companies to tax on the profits that they earn in this country. This is the so-called territorial basis for taxation. This has enormous advantage to a company like Starbucks. That is firstly because one of the major functions of its European head office is to route the royalties earned on the use of the Starbucks name from each operating country through to Starbucks in the USA. Because of the UK’s new territorial tax system all the royalties now received in London from every country in Europe will now be entirely tax-free in the UK because of George Osborne’s largesse.

Yup, ain’t it great? Cut tax rates and people will come and set up in business in your country. Meaning that you’ll get a little bit of money from them instead of nothing. All sounds like a really great idea, eh?

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1936-2000: The Radio City Rockettes In Photos http://www.anorak.co.uk/394606/news/flashback/1936-2000-the-radio-city-rockettes-in-photos.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394606/news/flashback/1936-2000-the-radio-city-rockettes-in-photos.html/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:33:23 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394606 THE Radio City Rockettes is the dance company founded in 1925 in St. Louis, Missouri. Since 1932, the Rockettes have performed out of Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan, New York City.

They were founded by Russell Markert:

* When he saw the Ziegfeld Follies in 1922, he found them short and lacking in choreographic versatility. Yet, he marvelled at their wondrous precision and vowed to one day get 16 taller American girls, who could kick higher and do lots of tap dancing. He got that chance.

After dancing on Broadway, serving as dance director assistant for Earl Carroll’s Vanities (1923) and choreographing an all-female show for the Cotton Club in 1924, Russell formed the Missouri Rockets, a Follies-style group, in St. Louis. This female dance troupe later relocated to New York City and underwent two name change, the American Rockets and new, Rosettes, before permanently moving into the new 6, 200-seat Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center in 1932. Two years later, the troupe forever became known as the Rockettes.

 

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The Radio City Rockettes perform during opening night of the outdoor restaurant at the central sunken plaza at New York City’s Rockefeller Center, June 17, 1936.

* Rockettes had to be 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, with pretty faces and shapely figures who were adept in ballet, tap and soft shoe and able to kick at least 6 inches over their heads.

 

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Radio City Music Hall Rockettes admire plaque, made from wood and metal fragments of a Japanese plane downed by Navy fliers in the South Pacific, in New York on June 20, 1944. Inscription reads: The Fighter Direction Center, South Pacific, have selected as our sponsor and ideal, the Radio City Rockettes, New York.” Left to right: (top row) Jean MacLeod, Newark, N.Y.; Edna Mae Powers, New Rochelle, N.Y.; Suzanne Graves, Kansas City, Mo.; (bottom row) Mollie Pearson, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Anne Collins, Elkton; and Marian Block, Columbus, Ohio.

 

The group didn’t feature a black dancer until 1988.

 

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Stretching out for a catnap or rest in New York on March 26, 1946, these Rockettes are among the women performers who use the Music Hall’s backstage dormitory. Equipped with 20 beds, with a nurse in attendance from the hospital staff, it is used mainly for resting between shows. But in rainy weather or on nights preceding early rehearsal, girls may stay all night.

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Between shows, some of the Rockettes have lunch in the backstage theater at the Music Hall in New York on March 26, 1946. One advantage is that they can eat here without changing into street clothes. The cafeteria, which is for the use of all the theater’s employees, is open until about 8 p.m.

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On a warm spring day, some of the Rockettes get exercise with a medicine ball on the Music Hall roof in New York on March 26, 1946. The roof is a summertime center of leisure-time activities for the theater’’s employees. It has a handball court, paddle tennis ture for sunbathing and relaxation. Parties and dances are given on the roof.

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Some of the backstage activities. Some of the Rockettes relax in the library-lounge backstage at Radio City Music Hall in New York on March 26, 1946. They use it for reading, studying, letter-writing, and lounging. There is a circulating libra

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Olga Burke, one of the Radio City Music Hall’s Rockettes, has her ankle taken care of in the backstage hospital in New York on March 26, 1946. Three full-time nurses and a part-time doctor are on the hospital’s staff

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Dancing on the world’s largest theater stage four times a day and a full rehearsal schedule would be enough to occupy the ordinary girl, but a quartette of Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, in New York City, find time to become artists off state as well as on. The girls devote, them free time to serious studying the American Art School, Manhattan, sketching and painting, and try their hand at art backstage during rest periods. Here at the art school on June 13, 1951, Ginny Volmer, left, of St. Louis, Mo., gets critical attention from instructor Raphael Soyer, as Croliss Fyfe, Hewlett, L.I.; Eleanor Dunne, Wayne, Ohio, and Pat White, Tuckahoe, N.Y.; sketch the model on the platform. Mr. Soyer has paintings of dancers hanging in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, as well as several other leading galleries.

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Enjoying the benefit of the sun, dressed in rehearsal costumes, on the play roof of Manhattan’s Radio City Music Hall, these three Rockettes sketch the skyline between shows in New York on June 13, 1951. The girls study art at the American Art School in Manhattan in their free time.

 

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Back in the line, Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, Corliss Fyfe, Eleanor Dunne, Ginnie Volmer and Pat White, get down to being dancers again in New York on June 13, 1951. When free from rehearsals, or on stage, the girls study and practice their art of sketching and painting.

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Clad in rehearsal togs, Corliss Fyfe, Hewlett, Long Island, sketches a picture on the Radio City Music Hall’s roof playground while prettily framed in one herself in New York City on June 13, 1951. She is one of four girls who devote their stare time to the serious study of sketching and painting while not rehearsing or dancing with the precision dancing Music Hall Rockettes, in New York City.

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To accent the size of the giant 70-foot-wide new screen at Radio City Music Hall in New York, the Rockettes, all 36 of them, stretch across the stage, 72 feet wide, shownJan. 8, 1954. The screen was installed for the theater’s first Cinemascope film, “Knights of the Round Table”. It will remain as part of the permanent equipment. Thirty-three feet high, the Magnaglo-Astrolite screen shows an image 70 feet wide and 28 feet high. It is believed to be the world’s largest movie screen. It is made of four laminated layers of cloth, plastic, and silver. (

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Waiting offstage for rehearsal call at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, two of the Rockettes keep busy with needlework on Feb. 13, 1958. Loraine Berry, left, shows Tina Gargano a bikini dance brief, while Tina crochets a doily from a new pattern. Lorraine, who danced on the West Coast before joining the Rockettes troupe, found the bikinis popular among dancers there. After coming east she found she had beaten the fad to New York. So she started sewing the dance brief and selling them to her colleagues.

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Jane Freund crochets a bedspread while a fellow dancer sews at a machine in one of dressing rooms backstage of New York’s Radio City Music Hall between the two-hour waits for their shows as the Rockettes, on Feb. 13, 1958.

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In front of a mirror in the film theater’s rehearsal hall, Mary Ann Strilka (right) and Jean Mullenix practice hand movements on Oct. 15, 1958. They are two of the Rockette dancers in New York.

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A hula costume is fitted on dancer Mary Ann Strilka by Leanne Mitchell in New York on Oct. 15, 1958 while Frank Spencer holds the sketch from which the costume was made. Miss Mitchell is director of the costume department of the Rockettes, and Spencer is the costume designer. Mary Ann is a member of the famed New York dance troupe.

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Thirty-six girls, dancing as one on the huge stage of New York’s Radio City Music Hall on Oct. 15, 1958, are the envy of many other girls throughout the United States. The dancers are the celebrated Rockettes. One of the dancers, Mary Ann Strilka of Olyphant, Pa., in a black leotard, white ballet slippers and socks is caught by the camera in some of the behind-the-scenes work at the theater.

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Some of the Radio City Music Hall’s Rockettes as they were performing in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York on Nov. 27, 1958. Some of the police-estimated 1,250,000 that watched the parade keep an eye on the dancers as they approach 34th Street and Broadway, near the end of the march.

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The Manhattan Rockettes from New York City kick up their heels entertaining Indiana Republicans in Indianapolis on Nov. 14, 1961. The fund-raising show cost $25,000 to produce.

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A last minute run-through of their routine is held by the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes in the lobby of the RCA Building before going outside for taping of their part in the TV color special made in Rockefeller Center in New York on April 12, 1962. This section of the show was taped in the middle of the night, starting at 2 a.m.

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The Radio City Rockettes, 36 in total, are about to rehearse their precision 20-kick-a-minute routine for the annual Christmas Spectacular show at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Dec. 13, 1962. The theater is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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The 36 Rockettes go through a dance number as they rehearse for their Christmas show at Radio City Music Hall in New York in December 1963.

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These girls are among the ten replacements filling in as Rockettes for the summer at the famed Radio City Music Hall in New York on July 30, 1965. The job gives the girls the opportunity for hard work, long hours, the thrill of big time show business and perhaps a springboard to stardom. From left: Donna Sarantakes, Boston; Carolyn Bahr, Pittsburgh; Kathy Christie, Union, N.J.; Nancy Conant, Jacksonville, Ill., and Joan Sheary, Worcester, Massachusetts.

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A group of Rockettes stands ready to start rehearsals for a new show on April 5, 1966. They rehearse new numbers even while their current show is still running. New shows are usually put together over a ten day period during which dance numbers are polished and new costumes made ready. The group puts on an average of ten different shows each year.

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Bunny-eared Rockettes relax during a rehearsal of the current Easter show at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on April 5, 1966. The Easter and Christmas shows are both highlights of the year at the Music Hall. Thousands line up to get into the theater for the shows while they are on. Show time starts at 10 a.m. and continues for the Rockettes until after 10 p.m. at night. When the last show of the day is done. The film which accompanies the show keeps the audience in their seats in the giant 6,200-seat hall until nearly midnight.

 

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Three Rockettes walk to work for an early morning rehearsal in New York on April 5, 1966. Many of the girls share apartments to cut costs. Rockettes are recruited from among girls with dancing talent from high schools and colleges throughout the U.S. and Canada. Some of the girls come to New York from other countries to try out for the troupe. These three are, left to right: Karen Knowles of Bangor, Me., Verna Pharo of Barnegat, N.J. and Delores Heiner of Bennington, Vt.

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Left to right are Louise Thompson of Long Beach, Calif., Judy Little of Camden, N.J., and Joyce Hector of West Orange, N.J., fitted for costumes for a new show in the Radio City Music Hall’s costuming department in New York on April 5, 1966. Fittings are sandwiched into periods between rehearsals and performances.

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Four members of New York City’s Radio City Music Hall Rockettes precision dance team take a break during rehearsals for a new show on April 5, 1966. The work is hard and the hours long for the girls who make the troupe. There are 46 girls in the troupe. These four, left to right, are Jane Simpson of Bangor, Mo., Jeanne Carroll of Hawthorne, N.Y., Susan Boron of Niles, Ohio and Diane McDonald of Union, N.J.

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Members of the high-kicking Rockettes line up for their first rehearsal, as they prepare to go back onstage at the Radio City Music Hall in New York on Oct. 13, 1967. The girls returned after a 27-day strike and under their new agreement will receive rehearsal pay

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The unique, art deco auditorium of Rockefeller Center’s Radio City Music Hall, the world’s largest theater with a 60-foot high proscenium arch, and a full city block in width, is seen in 1968. The Radio City Music Hall Symphony Orchestra can be seen in the pit. The theater seats 6,200 people. (AP Photo)
Date: 01/01/1968

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World-famous Radio City Music Hall Rockettes perform in their “Parisien Ponies” number on August 24, 1976.

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The Rockettes perform on the stage of Radio City Music Hall in New York on Jan. 5, 1978.

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Four members of the famous Rockettes troupe pose just before showtime at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on Jan. 6, 1978. They are, from left: Jackie Fancy, Joan Peer, Carol Harbich and Eileen Collins. The last line-up for the Rockettes troupe, the most famous precision dancing group in the world, may be on April 12. That is when their home, the music hall plans to close after 45 years in Rockefeller center.

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Some of the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes prepare themselves for a dress rehearsal in New York on March 2, 1978. Later in the day they put on the first performance of their annual Easter Show. If the entertainment palace closes as scheduled on April 12, this Easter’’s gala could be the Music Hall’’s last.

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Rockette Cindy Peiffer, dressed in armor suit, right, waits outside New York City’s radio city music hall on April 2, 1978 as a man signs a petition to extend the life of the famous showplace. Rockettes and Radio City Music Hall employees gathered the signatures of many people who were on line to see the Easter show. The music hall is scheduled to close on April 12.

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Costumed Rosemary Novellino, one of the famed Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, joins other Music Hall employees in collecting signatures on petitions to keep the historic hall open in New York on April 2, 1978. The music hall staff, some pressed in costumes, collected the signatures from crowds in line for Sunday, April 2, performance. The music hall is scheduled to close on April 12.

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Radio City Music Hall Rockettes kick for the cameras at a photo exhibit showing the art deco interior of the famed hall on April 11, 1978. The exhibit, which opened on Tuesday at New York’s fashion institute of technology, is sponsored by the American society of interior designers. The show will move to Washington D.C. following its closing in Manhattan on July 19.

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Flowers are handed out both from the audience and by top-hatted man to the Rockettes of New York’s Radio City Music Hall on April 12, 1978 after the dancers completed their final scheduled performance in the venerable theater.

 

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Radio City Music Hall Rockette Phyllis Wujko yells with delight, April 13, 1978 after the announcement that a way had been found to keep radio city music hall open. On Wednesday night Phyllis and the other Rockettes gave what they thought would be their last show.

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The stars applaud as Radio City Musical Hall Rockettes leave the stage after the “Night of the 100 stars” at Radio City in New York, in a benefit for the Actors Fund of America. From front are: Gene Kelley, Jimmy Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor, George Burns, Alfred Drake, Ginger Rogers, Paul Newman, Ethel Merman, Martin Balsam, Farley Granger, Pam Dawber, Joan Collins and at the top Richard Kiley and Arlene Dahl. On the bottom right are Robin Williams, Edward Asner and Sammy Davis Jnr.
Date: 15/02/1982

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The Rockette’s rehearsing in New York’s Central Park on Dec. 7, 1982.

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Singer Placido Domingo shares a laugh with members of the Rockettes at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, Feb. 27, 1984. The singer and dancers met while rehearsing for Channel Thirteen’s “Gala of Stars 1984.”

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A Mickey Mouse character and one of the Rockettes hug each other at Radio City Music Hall in New York on Feb. 1, 1985. Walt Disney Productions has changed its mind and will allow the high-kicking Rockettes to appear in the summer show at Radio City Music Hall, the hall announced on Friday.

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Six members of Radio City Music Hall’s Rockettes pose in New York on Dec. 23, 1987 preparing for their appearance at Super Bowl XXII on Jan. 31, 1988. From left, Setsuko Maruhashi, Susan Heart, Susanne Doris, Prudy Gray Demmler, Connie House, and Jereme Sheehan. Radio City Music Hall is producing the half-time show, to be called “Something Grand!

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Santa Claus, also known as Charles Edward Hall, kicks up his heels along with the Radio City Music Rocketts to celebrate the first day of public ticket saes for the annual holiday treat, the Christmas Spectacular in New York on August 29, 1991. The show, a New York tradition, runs at Radio City from November 15th thru January 7th.

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Maureen Rose takes a break from the rigors of auditioning for the Rockettes at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on March 11, 1993. A panel of judges not only reviewed over 100 women for their dance techniques, but for their stamina as well. During the dance troupe’s annual holiday presentations, the dancers can perform up to five times a day. (

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Rockette want-a-bees’ go through some dance steps during open auditions for the dance troupe at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on March 11, 1993. Over 100 women showed up to demonstrate their tap, jazz, ballet and modern dance techniques in hopes of landing one of the 85 spots that make up the group.

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A Rockette hopeful stands in the spotlight as she awaits her turn to audition for a position on the dance troupe at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, March 11, 1993. An entertainment institution, the Rockettes hold their annual auditions to help fill the ranks of 85 women who make up the dance troope. The Rockettes celebrated their 60th anniversary on stage this year.

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Radio City Music Hall stage manager Howard Kolis reads off the names of Rockette hopefuls who failed to make it past the first round during open auditions for dance troope in New York on Tuesday, March 11, 1993. The precision dance team is celebrating its 60th anniversary on stage

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Violent Holmes, right, senior choreographer for the Rockettes, gives some dance steps instructions to Cassandra Palacio during open auditions for the dance troupe at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, March 11, 1993. Over 100 women turned out for this year’’s audition. Holmes is a former Rockette.

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Radio City Music Hall Rockette Kiki Bennett stretches before the beginning of rehearsals for the “Radio City Easter Show” in New York on March 24, 1995. The troupe rehearsed such dance numbers as “Happy Feet” and “Easter Parade.

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A Rockette hopeful looks at pictures of the dance troope while waiting her turn to strut her stuff before a panel of judges during open auditions at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on March 11, 1993. An annual affair, scores of women try to aspire to be part of one of the most famous entertainment institutions in the world.

 

 

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The Good, The Bad And The Bubbly: Bathroom Décor Of Yesteryear http://www.anorak.co.uk/394554/keyposts/the-good-the-bad-and-the-bubbly-bathroom-decor-of-yesteryear.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394554/keyposts/the-good-the-bad-and-the-bubbly-bathroom-decor-of-yesteryear.html/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:23:02 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394554 vintage bathroom 1 The Good, The Bad And The Bubbly: Bathroom Décor Of Yesteryear

TODAY, bathroom décor is so sterile and uninviting; whereas, back in the 1960s and 70s it was place of fun colors and whimsical decorations… and, yes, things did get a little weird. Take for instance, the bathroom pictured above – it looks like a delectable cake. For a moment, it seems like an inviting little birthday party and I forget that this is a place meant for pooping.

 

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Who wouldn’t love a sherbet orange bathroom? I’ve mentioned this on several occasions: the colors of the 1970s were: Avocado Green, Harvest Yellow, Burnt Orange, and Brown. Some variations existed, such as replacing Mustard Yellow for Harvest Yellow, but the hallowed color palette of the Seventies was largely unbreakable. And it loud as these colors seem, they were actually calmer than the mod colors of the previous decade.

 

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This catalog page comes from 1982. By then, the colors of the 70s had been jettisoned in favor of pastels. Goodbye earth tones, hello Miami Vice.

 

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The towel lady at the top almost looks like she’s putting on a burlesque show for us. Only in the 70s did bathroom towel adverts look like the start of a porno.

 

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Could some kind reader please explain what the hell this detachable base thingy is? Is this so that I can urinate while I brush my teeth? Inquiring minds want to know.

 

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This 1983 shower wall looks like a disgusting patch of mildew, until you realize it’s just a ill-advised mural. I’d also like to point out something that all bathroom catalog pages had in common: without exception, there’s a chick in the picture and never a guy.

 

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Can your mind even comprehend for a moment if, instead, this was a big hairy man in the bathtub washing his back? Not only would nobody buy this product, but the catalog itself would be discarded or burned, forever a painful memory for those unlucky enough to have gazed upon its pages.

 

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More shower wall murals. At least these aren’t as easily confused with patches of deadly black mold. Regardless of whether it’s recognizable as art or fungus, it would still be considered the height of tackiness for a bathroom of today. As I stated at the outset, bathrooms are supposed to be sterile and coldly unwelcoming.

 

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Thick velour padding for a bathroom probably seemed like a great idea at the time. However, all it takes is one houseguest with an unruly urine stream to come along and turn your velour palace into an unsanitary hellhole. Lush carpeting is maybe not the best idea for place of frequent pooping….

 

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….unless, of course, your bathroom is carpeted doo-doo brown. This doesn’t solve the odor and inherent uncleanliness, but it’s a brilliant solution nonetheless.

 

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“Look 3 inches!” When I said the bathroom carpeting of the 70s was lush, I meant it. I’m sure the dense canopies of Dacron were thriving ecosystems of E. Coli and fungi living in symbiotic harmony. 1970s bathrooms should have been declared protected nature preserves.

 

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The text for this 1970 catalog page states that “VIP” stands for “Very Important Price”. However, I think “Vision Impairing Pink” seems more apt.

 

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Is it just me, or does she look a little concerned that there’s an intruder in the house? “What’s that noise? I thought I heard something down the hall. Probably just the cat….”

 

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Choose from a variety of enclosure styles, all resembling close-ups of chronic skin conditions. On sale now – Psoriasis Yellow– while supplies last!

 

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And finally, it just wouldn’t be right to go on about retro bathrooms and not mention the wallpaper. Say what you will about 1970s tastes, it can never be accused of being plain.

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Prostitutes of Guatemala: A Photo Essay Of Life On La Linea http://www.anorak.co.uk/394573/news/prostitutes-of-guatemala-a-photo-essay-of-life-on-la-linea.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394573/news/prostitutes-of-guatemala-a-photo-essay-of-life-on-la-linea.html/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:20:04 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394573 AN ANORAK photo essay: life on La Linea, a Guatemala Prostitution Strip. Photographer Alexandre Meneghini looks at the women in the rented love rooms:

 

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Prostitutes buy fresh goat milk while waiting for clients outside their rented rooms on a street called in Spanish “La Linea,” or “The Strip,” where dozens of women work as prostitutes in Guatemala City, Monday, May 28, 2007.

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A client talks with other men, unseen, before paying for the services of a prostitute on a street called in Spanish “La Linea,” or “The Strip,” where dozens of women work as prostitutes in Guatemala City, Monday, May 28, 2007. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini)

 

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A man stands next to burning candles that were lit in homage to Silvia Yolanda Martinez, 28, who was shot in the back five times in broad daylight for allegedly refusing to pay the local tax that gangs charge so that she can work as a prostitute in what is known as La Linea, or The Strip where dozens of women work as prostitutes in Guatemala City late night Friday, June 22, 2007

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A prostitute from Costa Rica who identifies herself as Angie, 22, smokes a cigarette while clients wait in the doorway of her rented room

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“Sonrisa,” or “Smile,” 19

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A prostitute from Nicaragua who identifies herself as Mari brushes her hair while waiting for clients

 

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A prostitute who goes by the name in Spanish “Gata Salvaje” or “Wild Cat,” waits for clients

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Melisa, 30

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A prostitute from El Salvador who identifies herself as Katia

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Prostitutes from Costa Rica who identify themselves as Julie, 23, left, Tamara, 24, center, and Angie, 22, talk with potential clients,

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A prostitute from El Salvador who identifies herself as Vilma

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A prostitute from El Salvador who identifies herself as “La Flaca,” or “Skinny,” checks her makeup

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Melisa, 30

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A prostitute from El Salvador who goes by the name Kathy

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Prostitutes who identify themselves as Tamara, left, and Mila

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A prostitute stands next to an statue of Maximon, a pagan saint believed to provide richness and protection to its believers

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A sixty-five year old prostitute who identifies herself as “La Abuelita,” or “The Grandmother,” poses for a portrait in a rented room where she has been living for the last 42 years

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A prostitute laughs as another attends a client

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A prostitute from Nicaragua who identifies herself as Mari brushes her hair while waiting for clients

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“Sonrisa,” or “Smile,” 19

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A prostitute from Costa Rica who identifies herself as Angie, 22, smokes a cigarette while clients wait in the doorway of her rented room

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A man stands next to burning candles that were lit in homage to Silvia Yolanda Martinez, 28, who was shot in the back five times in broad daylight for allegedly refusing to pay the local tax that gangs charge so that she can work as a prostitute in what is known as La Linea, or The Strip where dozens of women work as prostitutes in Guatemala City late night Friday, June 22, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Daily Star Front Page: ‘Mutant Rats In Your Kebab’ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394539/news/daily-star-front-page-mutant-rats-in-your-kebab.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394539/news/daily-star-front-page-mutant-rats-in-your-kebab.html/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:42:37 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394539 THE Daily Star follows its Wednesday front-page screamer with…

 

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A cure:

“Exclusive: Mutant rats in your kebab”

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Which is, of course, an improvement in what most of us find in the things.

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1966: Bunny-Eared Rockettes Rehearse The Easter Show at New York’’s Radio City Music Hall http://www.anorak.co.uk/394536/news/flashback/1966-bunny-eared-rockettes-rehearse-the-easter-show-at-new-york%c2%92s-radio-city-music-hall.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/394536/news/flashback/1966-bunny-eared-rockettes-rehearse-the-easter-show-at-new-york%c2%92s-radio-city-music-hall.html/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:34:22 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=394536 FLASHBACK to 05/04/1966:

Bunny-eared Rockettes relax during a rehearsal of the current Easter show at New York’’s Radio City Music Hall on April 5, 1966. The Easter and Christmas shows are both highlights of the year at the Music Hall. Thousands line up to get– into the theater for the shows while they are on. Show time starts at 10 a.m. and continues for the Rockettes until after 10 p.m. at night. When the last show of the day is done. The film which accompanies the show keeps the audience in their seats in the giant 6,200-seat hall until nearly midnight. 

 

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