The Queen said: 'The moments when the United Kingdom has come together to applaud its care and essential workers will be remembered as an expression of our national spirit; and its symbol will be the rainbows drawn by children.' … [Read more...] about ‘God save the Queen!’ Brits heap praise on monarch after her stirring televised address calling on the nation to unite to succeed in the battle against coronavirus
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They included Jo Jo Laine, the former wife of Wings guitarist Denny Laine and an unashamed hedonist, Bond girl Sylvana Henriques, Chinese artist Chung Yee Chang, Sixties model-turned pub landlady Irene Barnett, the actress Cherri Gilham and Nola Fontaine, the outrageous cabaret singer. … [Read more...] about Longleat loses its Lord of lust: He acquired a harem of 75 ‘wifelets’ and adorned his stately home with erotic art. But as he dies from coronavirus at 87, how the Marquess of Bath found loving his family far harder
The final straw came after a six-week outreach programme on a Hopi reservation. “We were there for Easter,” he recalls, “and this guy was trying to do a sunrise service for a bunch of Native Americans who were asleep. And I just felt like … man, what are we doing? How embarrassing. How ignorant of us. What a bunch of rude, white people. You know the Hopi never moved – they’ve always been on the same piece of land – and I was more interested in that than anything I’ve ever read in the Bible – it seemed more real to me. I thought: ‘What the hell is it going to take until we just leave these people alone? Just let them be where they’re supposed to be.’” He stood up in a meeting, he says, and told his fellow missionaries he no longer believed in God. “They said they would pray for me.” … [Read more...] about How Nathaniel Rateliff grew up believing in God and wound up believing in soul
Up to this day, Joe still protests his innocence for the crimes and in a recent statement said: "I still maintain my innocence and look forward in the upcoming days to my attorneys filing my appeal and moving on to the next step in this nightmare.” … [Read more...] about Who were Joe Exotic’s five husbands and what happened to them?
3 At Dawn They Sleep Another impressive evolutionary step in terms of songwriting and structural ingenuity, Slayer’s second album Hell Awaits bridged the gap between the band’s primitive early works and the all-out devastation of Reign in Blood a year later. At Dawn They Sleep exhibits six minutes of scabrous riffs and grotesque, dissonant soloing from guitarists Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman, replete with another gripping Araya sermon seemingly delivered direct from the abyss, and a similar level of ambition and bravery to the great leaps forward being made by Metallica and Megadeth at the time. Slayer were never overly concerned with being accessible and, as a result, the uncompromising musical ethos that shone darkly through this swirling maelstrom of hostile noise swiftly cemented their legendary status and led to an unexpected but somehow logical partnership with Rick Rubin’s Def Jam imprint. … [Read more...] about Slayer: 10 of the best