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Calez pushes back the rejection of his new mixtape, Ceito

“Everybody rejects me in this industry,” raps the suburban MC and 2008s crew chief Calez towards the end of “Heaven on Earth,” one of the thinnest tracks from his new album. Ceito mixing. It’s a dark number, with Calez dropping religiously confessional rhymes to a slow boom-bap beat before returning …

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Loco for Poco Loco | The hook

Poco Loco’s waitress Elizabeth Swearingen at the Downtown Mall, which recently opened in the former Cinema Taco space at the Jefferson Theater. Devin Welch You may have noticed that a place called Poco Loco appeared in the old Cinema taco place at Jefferson Theater, complete with an outdoor tiki bar, …

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“Beauty contests do not sexualize children,” says contest organizer

AMERICAN ORGANIZERS ARE to host a children’s beauty pageant in Ireland in September. The event would cost around € 20,000. Speaking on Current affairs lunch this morning, the organizer of the contest, Annette Hill, denied that contests, like the one she’s running, sexualize young children. She said they don’t look …

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Local Aerial Guitar Champion Romeo Dance Cheetah on National TV Tonight

Romeo Dance Cheetah at the 2010 US Air Guitar Finals This local evening US Air Guitar Hall of Fame Member and 2010 National Champion Matt “Romeo Dance Cheetah” Cornelison to perform on National Television as a competitor at America has talent. It’s been a little over a year since Cornelison’s …

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After 3 decades in France, the days of Minitel are numbered

Mr. Bazire is currently developing programs for touchscreen computers and smartphones which, he hopes, will replace Minitel among local farmers. However, the new technology has received little interest and only a few dozen devices are in use. Mr. Bazire fears that, despite decades spent on the Minitel, some farmers will …

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France is finally abandoning its precursor to the Internet

Flickr / believekevin It is known as the “Little French Box”, a design classic of the 1980s, now considered the ultimate in beige plastic kitsch. But once he was a bold precursor to the World Wide Web, he brought the first cybersex to people’s living rooms and had a user-friendly …

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Filmmaker Sean Dunne and his Vimeo — juggalos catalog included

Late last night a friend posted a link on Facebook to Sean dunne‘s American juggalo, a 23-minute Vimeo documentary released last year about the infamous Gathering of the Juggalos festival in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois. Having seen it once before, I watched it again, of course, and then decided to plug the …

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Former UN official Scott Ritter jailed in Monroe sexual assault case – news – poconorecord.com

“Keep your head up,” Marina Ritter told her husband Scott Ritter as he rose to address court on Wednesday shortly before being sentenced to 18 to 66 months in state prison. “Keep your head up,” Marina Ritter told her husband Scott Ritter as he rose to address court on Wednesday …

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Former UN weapons inspector convicted in sex case

View full sizeRich Schultz / AP PhotoScott Ritter, 49, right, of Delmar, NY, walks out of a courtroom with his family at Monroe County Court in Stroudsburg, Pa. On Tuesday, April 12, 2011. A detective posing as a girl underage in an online chat room told Ritter, a former UN …

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