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Can a big voice be too much of a good thing?

Can a big voice be too much of a good thing?

Noises On | by Patrick Dillon

OperaNews

"Am I too loud?" Gerald Moore famously queried in the title of his "musical autobiography" of 1962...

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Blaz’d Hill

Blaz’d Hill

 The life of the volcano | by Richard Hamblyn

Times Literary Supplement

Three months before Compton Verney's Volcano Art exhibition opened, the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupted. 

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‘As Gekko languished in jail, Wall Street was taken over by lunch-eating wimps.’

‘As Gekko languished in jail, Wall Street was taken over by lunch-eating wimps.’

How ‘Wall Street’ changed Wall Street | By Francesco Guerrera

Financial Times 

Rather than being disgusted at the corrosive effects of greed on the financial industry, in two decades Gordon Gekko and Bud Fox have exuded a 'hypnotic influence' on would-be...

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Yakuza 3 reviewed by the Yakuza

Yakuza 3 reviewed by the Yakuza

by Jake Adelstein with Lisa Katayama Several months ago, I introduced you to Jake Adelstein, the fearless-to-a-fault Jewish-American reporter who spent 12 years as a crime beat reporter in Japan and wrote about it in his book Tokyo Vice. In Tokyo Vice, we meet Adelstein’s arch-nemesis, a former yakuza...

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