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Off with his head!

Filed under: — stan @ 8:15 am

More news from today’s L.A. Times. As one might guess, this is a topic that’s near and dear to me:

Christopher Thompson to be tried in confrontations with cyclists

Another cultural icon is gone

Filed under: — stan @ 8:13 am

Bettie Page, the “Queen of the Pinups” has died.

One funny bit from her obituary:

After high school, Page earned a teaching credential. But her career in the classroom was short-lived. “I couldn’t control my students, especially the boys,” she said.

Considering how she’s associated with her photos with whips and such, that’s a funny thought. One would think she’d have had the boys completely subdued.

Read all about it here:

Bettie Page dies at 85; pinup queen played a key role in the sexual revolution of the 1960s and later became a cult figure

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