Category Archives: Open Thread

Saturday Open Thread

I hope you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Published on Aug 28, 2014 Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond. This week, the White House honored … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Madonna Week

I hope you have enjoyed this week’s music of Madonna. 1998–2002: Ray of Light, Music, and marriage to Guy Ritchie Madonna’s seventh studio album, Ray of Light, (1998) reflected this change in her perception and image.[116][117] She collaborated with then … Continue reading

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Ferguson Open Thread | Justice for Michael Brown

The eyes are still on Ferguson. People still want justice. The happenings of Ferguson have exposed the rotten underbelly of America for what it is. Groups seek a response to Ferguson that lasts By Doug Moore Marches, protests and … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Madonna Week

Hope you have enjoyed the music so far. 1992–97: Maverick Records, Sex, Erotica, Bedtime Stories, Evita, and motherhood In 1992, Madonna had a role in A League of Their Own as Mae Mordabito, a baseball player on an all-women’s team. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Madonna Week

More of the Material Girl. 1986–91: True Blue, Who’s That Girl, Like a Prayer, and Dick Tracy In June 1986, Madonna released her third studio album, True Blue, which was inspired by and dedicated to Sean Penn.[46] Rolling Stone magazine … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Madonna Week

Enjoy more Madonna. 1982–85: Madonna, Like a Virgin, and marriage to Sean Penn After Madonna signed a singles deal with Sire, her debut single, “Everybody”, was released in October 1982, and the second one, “Burning Up”, in March 1983. Both … Continue reading

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Photo gallery: Michael Brown Funeral Service

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