“In 1959 Brighton, disgraced cop turned private detective Tony Aaron works largely on falsifying adulteries for use as evidence in divorce cases. He involves his wife as the fictional co-respondent for painter Carlo Stasio, but the pair are shot dead in the hotel room.… Read Full Article
Creative by Luis Novaes/Epoch Times: (L) Zhou Yongkang (Liu Jin/AFP/GettyImages); (Top) Xi Jinping (Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images); (R) Li Dongsheng (China Photos/Getty Images); (Bottom) General Xu Caihou (AFP/Jim Watson); (Center) Sentencing of Bo Xilai, Sept.… Read Full Article
REUTERS/David Gray Empty apartment buildings litter Ordos, one of the “ghost cities” that have characterised China’s wasteful investment. The Chinese economy has wasted $6.8 trillion (£4.3 trillion) in investment during the last four years.
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“At a party, Count Orlok flirts with me as a pretense to feel me out in the course of his serial investigation. Roberts, who is present and sees the flirtation, takes offense and decides to remove this perceived romantic rival from competition.”
“But … waits a year to do it, B, and coincidently does the removal when Count Orlok is about to reveal the identities of a serial and the serial’s accomplice an accomplice who is a member of the police department?” Stacy asks, rhetorically.… Read Full Article
Friday afternoons it’s time to pack the car boot with Champagne, design magazines, cashmere sweaters, and Wellingtons. A one-hour car trip takes the designer and friends into the former hunting grounds of Louis XV. It’s an exceptionally lush region, with noble ancient oaks that are considered national treasures, and castles and palatial stables that bespeak past grandeur.
Here we have two gems from Denny’s later career. This time he’s deep into the 1960’s with these. There are covers of Burt Bacharach and Denny even gives his own touch to “MacArthur Park” … yes, THE “MacAurthur Park!”
Both albums fit very nicely together and give you a sort of Exotica/Easy LIstening vibe.