After hearing that record, the baroness’ life changed forever, recalls Rothschild. “It was like the vinyl version of a spell being cast.”
“It quite literally spirited her from one world to another and she never went home. That was it. She missed every single plane, stayed in New York, determined to meet this man Thelonious Monk.”
In that very moment, she left her husband and five children behind and devoted herself to meeting the legendary musician.
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Watch Steve Backshall risk strangling by a boa constrictor during a shoot for BBC’s “Deadly 60.” You may find this unnerving but such dangers are routine for Backshall who has braved encounters with sharks for Discovery Channel’s “Swimming with Monsters.”
Backshall risks getting his windpipe crushed to demonstrate the lethal killing technique of the boa constrictor. The boa kills its prey by constriction. It tightens grip each time the prey breathes out until it dies of suffocation.
As Davey D says “I love when Hip Hop artists do songs like this.. The beat is hitting. The lyrics are on point.. The concept is scorching.. What a great way to talk about the evils of the Food Industry.. This song called ‘Food Fight‘ comes courtesy of Oakland artist AshEl “Seasunz” Eldridge of Earth Amplified and Sticman of dead prez/RBG..I like how these cats flip the script and make u wanna put down any and all junk food with this song.. There hasn’t been a food justice song this good since ‘Beef’ by KRS-One.. and dead prez‘s Be healthy.
Maybe our good friends at the NAACP who went out and supported Monsanto when Prop 37 came up on the Cali ballot which would require food companies to label all GMO foods, should see this video.. Mad Props”
Onion’s Quvenzhane Wallis Tweet: Satirical Newspaper Blasted For Insulting 9-Year-Old African American Actress
The Onion set Twitter on fire Sunday night after insulting Oscar-nominated actress Quvenzhane Wallis.
The satirical newspaper’s tweet, shown below, called Wallis a “c–t.” Many Twitter users took umbrage to @TheOnion’s comment, particularly since it was aimed at the 9-year-old star of “Beasts of the Southern Wild.”The Onion has had thousands Unfollow them in the hours proceeding but they started with nearly 5 million followers. more