Saturday Art: Influential Authors: Ian Fleming

By: Saturday October 12, 2013 8:30 am

Ian Fleming is the creator of one of the most iconic characters of the 20th Century.

 

Olympic Thoughts

By: Sunday July 29, 2012 9:30 am

Maybe Danny Boyle’s $42 million Olympic opening spectacle wasn’t a song of homage to working people, but it played one on TV.

It included a tribute to Great Britain’s National Health Service. The workers who built the arena served as honor guards for the arrival of the Olympic torch. There was a gritty look at the Industrial Revolution. And there were comic bits poking fun at the grandiosity of the event, including filmed sketch plus stunt-double-skydive that featured the Queen.

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