I mostly watch these things, when I do, out of obligation to my side quasi-profession. But I will say that Obama’s speech tonight is the rare convention speech I’m actually looking forward to. Having Bill Clinton focus on humanizing Hillary while leaving the Trump evisceration to Biden and Obama is smart. They’re both, in different […]
I’m back in New York City after my mileage run for the JetBlue Points Match promotion. There’s certainly plenty to like about JetBlue but there are areas where the carrier shows its discount side making the differences between it and Spirit less noticeable. Show More Summary
Should I start with the whales, the bat rays or the leopard shark? I think I’ll save the whales for last. Week Two of my journey with photographer Allen Schaben, all the way down the California coast, began Monday morning in Point Reyes National Seashore. I wanted to update a story—an epic tale...
I drove to a national park with my husband for a nature-filled retreat this summer. The drive was long and the hour twilight. The roads were gray and shadowed, trees forming triangular apparitions on either side. I was driving fast --...Show More Summary
My job, as I see it, is to deliver the news about guns to the Gun Violence Prevention community. I'd be happy to deliver the news to Gun-mob Nation as well, but they don't seem very interested in what I have to say. Or I should say that if Gun-mob Nation is interested, it's just to tell me that whatever I have to say isn't what they want to hear. Show More Summary
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Here a few Monday links for your evening perusal: OK, we may never completely solve the mystery that is the text on the sides of the Dr. Bronner’s soap bottles…but do we really want to? My longtime internet pal and all-around awesome guy, Big Bad Bald Bastard talks about the scammier side of Trump […]
I'm not a woman hater by any means. For much of my adulthood, I sided with feminists. But when the name "Kim Kardashian" came up, I freaked out. "She's a slut!" "She's desperate for attention!" "She's getting fat!" Those were just some...Show More Summary
The New York Times reports that Marni Nixon (born Margaret Nixon McEathron in Altadena, CA), whose name you may not know, and whose voice you may not know you know (but surely do know), has died at 86. According to the paper, she died yesterday on Manhattan, after having lived on the Upper West Side for over four decades. She’s […]
Hollywood voice double Marni Nixon, whose singing was heard in place of the leading actresses in such classic movie musicals as West Side Story, 'The King and I and My Fair Lady, has died. She was 86. Michael Kirsten, senior vice president of Nixon's talent agency, Harden-Curtis Associates, said she died Sunday of cancer in New York. Show More Summary
Singer and actress Marni Nixon reportedly passed away on Sunday in New York City at the age of 86. According to Variety, the longtime performer died from breast cancer. Marni Nixon, the voice behind stars in movie musicals like ‘My Fair...Show More Summary
That was Marni Nixon singing in 'West Side Story,' 'The King and I' and 'My Fair Lady.'
Marni Nixon, the voice behind the stars of such films as West Side Story, The King and I and My Fair Lady, has died. Nixon died of breast cancer Sunday in Manhattan, according to the New York Times and other media outlets. She was 86. Nixon’s film career began in the 1940s, singing the voices of the angels heard by Ingrid Bergman in Joan of Arc. Show More Summary
Anyone here play checkers? I, myself, am pretty terrible at checkers, but my 10-year-old son is pretty good at it. As I sat here this morning, watching him play his sister in checkers, it occurred to me that I haven’t put up a good checkerboard illusion in a while. Show More Summary
The short film “Joe” highlights Riis’s work in the Yellowstone ecosystem, but it also exposes a much more relatable side of him—the struggle to find balance between life and a job that has basically become his life. “Is my work worth spending more time on my work than my girlfriend?” he asks in the film. […]
Marni Nixon, who made a career out of "ghosting," or dubbing over the vocals of numerous stars in classic Hollywood films, has died at 86. Nixon provided a precisely articulated soprano for the likes of Audrey Hepburn (in My Fair Lady), Deborah Kerr (in The King and I), Natalie Wood ... More »
You might not know Marni Nixon's name, but you've probably heard her. Nixon dubbed the voices for Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady, Natalie Wood in West Side Story and Deborah Kerr in The King and I.
So, the chair of the DNC picked sides. In my experience, in every leadership race, every party official picks sides. They want to keep their job, so they have a perhaps-understandable tendency to oscillate towards the perceived winner. Happens all the time. That said, a few observations about the Democratic Party’s “scandal,” which – when […]
All were Marni Nixon.Nixon has died at the age of 86. Deborah Kerr was nominated for an Academy Award in 1956 for her role as Anna in “The King and I”; the film’s soundtrack album sold hundreds of thousands of copies. For singing Anna’s part on that album, Ms. Show More Summary