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I’m Not Sure What This Instrument Is…But This Dude Can Shred It

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If you live in a big city, odds are that you’ve seen a street performer with a harmonica in his mouth and a drum at his feet. And while that seems like some pretty epic multitasking, it’s nothing compared to what this guy can do. The instrument he’s playing is an American Fotoplayer. Primarily used between the years of 1912 and 1925, it was specifically designed to create sound effects and live scoring for silent films. Using a series of foot pedals, organs, whistles, drums, …

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Jerry Lewis, comedian, dies at 91

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(CNN)Jerry Lewis, the slapstick-loving comedian, innovative filmmaker and generous fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, died Sunday after a brief illness, said his publicist, Candi Cazau. He was 91. Lewis first gained fame for his frenzied comedy-and-music act with singer Dean Martin. When that ended in the mid-1950s, Lewis went solo, and by the early ’60s, he had become a top draw in movies such as “The Bellboy,” “The Nutty Professor” and “The …

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The insidiousness of Silicon Valley VCs, and their pithy, pathetic apology blogs

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Image: vicky leta/mashable Venture capitalist Dave McClure is done. This one’s important. VCs come and go all the time, but McClure is out at 500 Startups, the Mountain View, California-based venture fund and startup accelerator he helped cofound in 2010. Seven someodd years later, and McClure’s finished there. There was no posh gig elsewhere. His ouster wasn’t a performance-based result, either. As reported by the New York Times, McClure’s on the skids because he …

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What if women ruled the world?

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… startled to look ahead and see Theresa May and Angela Merkel. The outlook and the performance of todays twentysomething women is heartwarming. I can think of some vicious, cruel women who have been in power Dr Frances OGrady, general secretary, Trades Union Congress Unlike the popular old song, I cant promise that, if women ruled the world, every day would be like the first day of spring. From Margaret Thatcher to Marine Le Pen, womens leadership is no guarantee of kindness or compassion. More …

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At Least Seventeen People Wounded In Little Rock Nightclub Shooting Watch The Horrifying Video

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Wow. At least seventeen people were shot overnight in Little Rock, Arkansas at Power Lounge, a nightclub in the city. But miraculously, according to authorities as of early this morning, no one has died. It’s unclear what prompted the shooting beyond being some type of dispute that boiled over during a concert performance at the club, but we do know that someone evidently fired wildly into the crowd, leaving a horrific scene. There’s video of part of the alleged incident going …

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Jon Hamm: Therapy is like going to the dentist

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… thriller with Catherine Keener and a couple of others on the boil, but I dont spend every waking hour trying to wrestle them into existence. He has no plans to direct having directed a couple of episodes of Mad Men I know what it takes. And he doesnt pine for the dizzy heights of Mad Men either, though he suspects that that kind of cultural impact is the domain of television more than movies these days. The age of the indelible movie performance, like Jeff Bridges, one of the few people …

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James Corden gets all dressed up as Trump for a performance that doesn’t happen

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A lot of work goes into preparing the Late Late Show sketches must be written, guests must be confirmed, and silk performances must be practiced. SEE ALSO: Demi Lovato channels Adele for epic sing-off In the video above, James Corden gives us a behind the scenes look of his preparation rituals on an episode of Behind the Curtain. In the hilarious sketch, James Corden shoots down John Goodman’s skit ideas in favor of a political performance with Pink. As in any show, you must be …

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Ted Lieu, Congressman and Twitter King, is beating Trump at his own dumb game

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… in Syria & his poor performance as SoS is alarming. So I made this cheat sheet to help. pic.twitter.com/eu8k7XRBQn Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) April 4, 2017 Based on recs from folks on Twitter, I updated the sign outside my Congressional office. Added “Period” to #AlternativeFacts Free Zone. pic.twitter.com/rhILZWLmUW Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) January 25, 2017 Last time I checked, a person won’t die if she can’t afford cable or if it didn’t include HBO. But very …

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Penn Jillette: Don Rickles was the kindest man on earth

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(CNN)I first saw Don Rickles live in 1975 at the Latin Casino outside of Philadelphia. I was a punk. I cared about The Ramones and Iggy Pop, but I worked in comedy, so I was going to see a Vegas comic: Rickles. I expected to see a kind of cynical, laid back, phone-it-in, old pro performance. What I saw was more energy and power than I would see a few years later from the Sex Pistols. I was sitting way off to one side of the audience so I could see Don go into the wings. And he was …

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Curious kitten makes life hell for ‘League of Legends’ player | The Daily Dot

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There are many elements that make up a superior performance in League of Legends, a multiplayer online battle video game: Strategy, experience, speed, and raw luck are but a few. Arguably most important, however, is the non-interference of any feline observers. Unfortunately for this gamerwho displays inhuman patience in the course of these tribulationshis kitten seems endlessly fascinated by his computer keyboard and screen. Strange that it doesnt go for the mouse more often, but …

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