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  • Aretha Franklin Funeral: Internet frenzy at Bill Clinton’s gaze during Ariana Grande’s performance

    08/31/2018 11:40:22 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 105 replies
    Evening Standard ^ | 31 Aug 18 | Olivia Tobin
    Social media has erupted at a video of Bill Clinton watching Ariana Grande perform at Aretha Franklin’s funeral. Video footage of Miss Grande performing the hit (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman had social media paying more attention to Mr Clinton’s gaze, rather than Miss Grande’s vocals. Social media users criticised the former president as “gross” after his eyes appeared to wander onto Miss Grande's derriere.
  • Hey Baby Boomers, grow up!

    02/27/2011 3:03:31 AM PST · by Scanian · 132 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 26, 2011 | TRACEY JACKSON
    Baby Boomers are having a hard time. Not just with the economy, or the health issues that crop up in your 50s and 60s, or even getting caught between taking care of our aging parents and unemployed kids. No, I’m talking about the fact that many Boomers, of which I am one, do not want to grow up. Those of us born in the Baby Boomer period, between 1946 and 1964, range in age from 47 to 65. We are either on the young side of old, or we’re just a hop, skip and hopefully not a fall into 70....
  • Nice jeans. But should you really wear them to the opera?

    03/09/2005 9:47:25 AM PST · by qam1 · 705 replies · 12,199+ views
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | 3/9/05 | Kim Campell
    NEW YORK – They've been part of the American "uniform" for years, worn to casual restaurants, house parties, and some workplaces. But as jeans become more expensive, they are also becoming more ubiquitous, showing up everywhere from Midwestern churches to Broadway shows. Nothing is off limits, it seems. Or is it? Among those who buy high-priced, designer denim or who simply don jeans frequently - there's debate about where it's appropriate to wear them. The tug of war over jeans etiquette is particularly prevalent in New York City. Here, people tend to be more creative about their appearance, and are...