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‘With All Due Respect, That’s a Bunch of Malarkey’: Decoding the Debate Smile

This Presidential election has resurrected a very interesting dichotomy — The “debate smile.” Urban Dictionary says it is a forced smile that a person in the spotlight (in this case we can clearly look at our candidates) adopts in reaction to an opponent’s attack during a verbal spar. This smile, in theory, saves face in […]

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Ronnie Montrose, Ralph McQuarrie, Davy Jones: A Lot Of Celeb Deaths?

Is it my imagination, or have we lost an inordinately large number of celebrities in this young 2012? Today came the announcement that famed guitarist Ronnie Montrose died at 64. And Star Wars’ cartoonist Ralph McQuarrie passed away at 82 earlier today. Then on Thursday it was Davy Jones of The Monkees passed at 66, […]