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  • SPINAL TAP's DEREK SMALLS Announces Initial All-Star Lineup For West Coast Tour

    09/16/2019 6:51:48 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 19 replies
    Blabbermouth ^ | September 16, 2019 | N/A
    Derek Smalls, the bottom force of the fabled heavy metal band formerly known as SPINAL TAP, has announced the initial all-star line-up for his eagerly anticipated solo tour of West Coast cities this fall. "Lukewarm Water Live!" kicks off at the The Wiltern in Los Angeles on November 6 with a rockstellar bill that includes, live in human form, TOTO's Steve Lukather, Stevie Nicks's celebrated guitarist Waddy Wachtel and rock aristocrat Dweezil Zappa. Beaming in, live on satellite, on all dates throughout this explosive celebration of all things loud will be guitar virtuoso Steve Vai, STEELY DAN legend Donald Fagen,...
  • Toto's 'Africa' to play 'for eternity' in Namibia desert

    01/17/2019 7:41:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | January 15, 2019 | Tara John
    Toto's "Africa" has come home, so to speak, thanks to an installation by an artist who plans to play the song on loop in a Namibian desert -- for eternity. German-Namibian artist Max Siedentopf has set up the sound installation, called "Toto Forever," in an undisclosed location in the 1,200 mile-long Namib Desert. 'A ridiculous gesture': Ai Weiwei slams Trump's border wall, reconsiders US move The desert, on the west coast of Southern Africa, is around 55 million years old -- making it the world's oldest desert and the "perfect spot" for his work, Siedentopf, 27, told CNN in an...
  • Weezer's biggest hit in a very long time is a cover of Toto's 'Africa'

    07/21/2018 7:29:54 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 38 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 2018 | Allison Stewart
    It started on Twitter, as these things often do. A then-14-year-old Weezer fan named Mary (@weezerafrica) began a public campaign to persuade the alt-rock band to cover the 1982 Toto hit “Africa.” For months, she kept at it, tweeting at the band’s members: When would they bless the rains down in Africa? Weezer eventually complied, and were shocked when their cover hit No. 1 on iTunes. One of the internet’s few universally beloved comfort food songs, “Africa” is the gift that keeps giving: Weezer hasn’t had a hit this big in almost a decade. The band is currently in the...
  • BDS Fail: Ringo Goes Where Lorde Fears to Tread, Confirms Two Shows in Israel

    01/03/2018 8:08:53 AM PST · by DFG · 48 replies
    breitbart ^ | 01/03/2018 | Simon Kent
    Ringo Starr will perform two shows in Israel later this year in defiance of the anti-Israel BDS movement that calls for the complete isolation of the Jewish State. The former Beatle made the announcement on his personal website. It comes just a week after New Zealand singer Lorde cancelled her planned Tel Aviv concert after a vocal campaign by BDS activists. Ringo has chosen a band that includes fellow rock legends Steve Lukather of Toto, Greg Rollie of Journey and Graham Gouldman of 10cc as the All-Starrs. The two shows are booked for Tel Aviv’s Menorah Mivtahim Arena on June...
  • Sorry, Dorothy: Toto Gets the Axe as Kansas’ Official State Dog

    03/14/2012 11:53:39 AM PDT · by Altariel · 29 replies
    Time ^ | March 14, 2012 | Erica Ho
    Toto won’t be following the yellow brick road to become Kansas’ official state dog anytime soon. We’re not sure what Dorothy would think, but a bill that would make the cairn terrier — the breed featured as Toto in The Wizard of Oz — top dog in the state’s ensemble was effectively killed. It must be a dog-eat-dog state out there. The animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) was unhappy with the proposed bill, raising concerns over the effect on Kansas puppy mills. If the cairn terrier was made state dog, it might cause the mills...
  • "Toilet Bike" Runs on Human Waste AS YOU RIDE

    10/03/2011 7:10:38 PM PDT · by posterchild · 58 replies · 3+ views
    minyanville ^ | Oct 3, 2011 | Justin Rohrlich
    Okay, someone's finally done it. Question is, what took so long? Never dreamed poop could get you blazing down the asphalt? Well, now it all comes true as Japan's biggest toilet maker, TOTO, takes the toilet on the road with its launch of the Toilet Bike Neo, a bike that's powered entirely by human waste. The bike runs on biogas converted from feces that is harvested directly from the driver -- who sits on the bike's toilet-styled seat.
  • Dog Survives Toto Impression During Tornado

    06/09/2008 10:17:41 AM PDT · by Blogger · 17 replies · 598+ views
    Dog Survives Toto Impression During Tornado RICHTON PARK, Ill. (CBS) Chase certainly doesn't look like Toto from "The Wizard of Oz." He's a big rottweiler, not a little cairn terrier. But he certainly does a wonderful impression. On Saturday, when a tornado swept through Richton Park, Chase was hanging out the backyard of Sandra Holmes' house. That is, until the tornado picked him up and took him on the ride of his life. "People started coming up and saying 'we saw your dog in flight,'" said Holmes, Chase's owner. Neighbor Tatyiana Smith saw it. "The dog was in the air,...
  • Apple Retail Stores Revamp for Holidays

    11/24/2007 3:29:27 PM PST · by RayChuang88 · 134 replies · 73+ views
    Associated Press via ^ | November 24, 2007 | May Wong
    LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) - Not a cash register is in sight. The electronics on display are all powered up and ready for use. Personal trainers, specialists and newly minted concierges in aqua blue shirts make the Apple Store feel part salon, part Internet cafe - just without the espresso. Over the past year, Apple Inc. (AAPL) has revamped its 201 stores, changing the layout, adding services and increasing its staffing. The "concierge" service that Apple launched last week is only the latest initiative designed to draw more visitors and bolster already record-breaking sales. "Apple indeed does things differently from...
  • NASCAR - Banquet 400 - Kansas Speedway - on NBC, Sunday 10-1 at 2:00pm ET - Race #3 for the Chase

    09/27/2006 6:46:46 PM PDT · by glock rocks · 948 replies · 6,516+ views
    . The Banquet 400 Sunday 2:00 pm on NBC from Kansas Speedway SPEED Pre-race show at 11:30 EasternNBC Pre-race show at 1:30 Eastern Green Flag 2:10 Please give your support to the FR Canteen - Dedicated to our troops, veterans, and their families: The FR Canteen God Bless Our Troops Please pray on this day, and every day, for our Patriot Armed Forces standing in harm's way around the world in defense of our liberty, and for the families awaiting their safe return.
  • Multiple Tornado Warnings in Kansas

    08/19/2005 3:34:40 PM PDT · by MikefromOhio · 8 replies · 509+ views ^ | Today | NOAA Click the link for the current Witchita, KS NWS homepage... Keep your heads down Kansas FReepers!!!
  • A Trailing Kerry Has Been There, Won That

    09/06/2004 4:39:18 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 74 replies · 1,908+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 6, 2004 | Mark Z. Barabak
    BOSTON — John F. Kerry has been here before. Turning into the final eight weeks of the presidential campaign, the Democratic nominee faces doubts within his party and pundits increasingly skeptical of his chances against a resurgent President Bush, who seems to have momentum heading his way. It is reminiscent of the Democratic race last winter, when Kerry was counted among the living dead and former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean was romping to the Democratic nomination — or so it appeared. But there is another contest that may be instructive, a campaign that political connoisseurs rate as one of the...
  • Ami go Home

    08/23/2004 5:50:39 AM PDT · by Calusa · 272 replies · 3,228+ views
    Tech Central Station ^ | 08/20/2004 | Tom Goeller
    However, the consequences of such a significant troop withdrawal have a couple of downsides, too, most of all for the Germans. One mostly overlooked but important side effect is the departure of the US troops themselves. With their visible presence of African-Americans and immigrants from Asia and Latin America, they enriched the German shopping malls and restaurants, representing a multi-ethnic society. If they are gone, German society will lose a bit of color, so to speak. This step will play into the hands of right wing xenophobes whose aim is to purify the German nation. Here, by accident, the goal...

    02/12/2004 5:17:44 PM PST · by Diddle E. Squat · 314 replies · 738+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | 2/12/04 | Matt Drudge
    **Exclusive** Democratic presidential frontrunner John Kerry is planning a response to a DRUDGE REPORT exclusive which first revealed the frantic behind-the-scenes drama surrounding a woman who recently fled the country, reportedly at the prodding of Kerry! The nature and details of a claimed two-year relationship, beginning in the Spring of 2001, between a young woman and Kerry is at the center of serious investigations at several media outlets. After being approached by a top news producer, the woman fled to Africa, where she remains, the DRUDGE REPORT can reveal. Unlike the Monica Lewinsky drama, which first played out publicly in...