King of Comedy: Newsweek's 1986 Profile of Robin Williams
Why aren't there any realistic beer commercials? (Adopting a manly TV announcer's voice: ) “It's 7 o'clock in the morning, I've just pissed on a Dumpster. It's Miller time!” Now he's a coked-out black outfielder staring longingly at the enticing white ...
August 12, 2014
1 hurt as small blasts rattle Bangkok mall shoppers
The explosive ordnance disposal team said the two bombs were controlled by digital clocks and one of them was hidden behind a transformer, which sent out some plume of smokes near the busy sky train station, according to police Col. Kamthorn ...
February 1, 2015
Nigella's all-star Christmas: Part 2 - The Big Day and more
'This is a time for tradition – and we each have our own – and familiarity, be it with the food or the china on which it's served. So that's a time-honoured tick for stickily glazed cocktail sausages and ham (paired with macaroni cheese on Christmas ...
November 29, 2014
David Hockney goes to Hollywood: 'Any Hollywood hostess is honoured to have ...
It was where he partied with Bowie, first fell in love and created some of the 20th century's greatest art. In an exclusive extract from a riveting new book by Christopher Simon Sykes, friends, lovers and the man himself reveal how he took LA – then ...
August 30, 2014
Eight Amazing Stories Told by George Nelson's Receptionist
You walked in the door and you walked into this very small room, and right before me was a Herman Miller desk, designed by George Nelson, behind me was a purple felt wall on which was a Howard Miller clock, orange and white, designed by George ...
Keaton - Kegley Wedding
Laura Katherine Kegley and Ryan Samuel Keaton were united in marriage at half past four o'clock on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Selu Conservancy in Radford, VA. The ceremony was officiated by Jeff Tiebout, friend of the bride and groom. The bride is the ...
July 21, 2014
When Sue Was Queen
“They can talk about Dawn Steel—whatever,” says Toni Howard, now an agent at International Creative Management and once a colleague of Mengers's, “but there is only one woman that broke the ground for women, and that was Sue.” The industry's ...
December 4, 2012
BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand on Monday were investigating a pair of bombings outside a luxury shopping mall in the heart of Bangkok, the first such violence reported in the capital since last year's army coup. One person was slightly injured in the blasts Sunday night, and police said the small homemade bombs were designed to sow panic, not kill. Police initially said the explosions were caused by a malfunctioning transformer, but National Police spokesman Lt. Gen. Prawut Thawornsiri later said they were caused by devices that were probably not meant to hurt anyone. You can see that the damage was not much," national police spokesman Lt. Gen. "We have not ruled out a possibility that it was politically motivated but we are pursuing all kinds of motives," he said. The explosive ordnance disposal team said the two bombs were controlled by digital clocks and one of them was hidden behind a transformer, which sent out some plume of smokes near the busy sky train station, according to police Col. Kamthorn said police were looking for two male suspects.
It was while he was a student at the Royal College in 1961 that David Hockney made his first trip to the USA. After watching an advertisement on TV for a hair-colouring product, which suggested that ‘blondes have more fun’, he went out and dyed his hair, returning home a peroxide blond, wearing white shoes and smoking cigars. Over the next few years, Hockney returned to Los Angeles frequently, and it was on one of these trips, in the summer of 1966, when he had a job teaching art at the University of California in Los Angeles that he met and fell in love with a young... Hockney produced some of his most iconic paintings at this time, including A Bigger Splash (1967) establishing him as the chronicler of life in LA. They moved to London in 1968 so that Schlesinger could take up a place at the Slade School of Art. Hockney’s return to the UK marked a new chapter in his work, as he found inspiration in the familiar faces of his friends, family and lovers. This was also the year he began work on what would become one of his best-known paintings, Mr And Mrs Clark And Percy (1970-1971). Though Hockney had been friends with, and eventually the lover of, the fashion designer Ossie Clark for a number of.
" Longinotti spent the next few decades watching the greats of the Mad Men design era create things like Herman Miller's iconic Marshmallow Sofa, pavilions for the 1964 World's Fair, and the bubble lamps and clocks that came to define an era. Ultimately, after 21 years working with Nelson and his design team—a suite of Herman Miller-entrenched masters that included furniture designers like Irving Harper and George Mulhauser, scenic designers like Robert Brownjohn (he did Goldfinger ),... " She stayed in the business, though, eventually becoming a salesperson for Herman Miller and, in 1979, the company's Manager of Design Community Programs. Below, eight anecdotes gleaned from Herman Miller's interview, including the story on how she became Nelson's unofficial model and muse, the case of the missing Warhol drawings, and why the Marshmallow Sofa is her favorite midcentury design:. You walked in the door and you walked into this very small room, and right before me was a Herman Miller desk, designed by George Nelson, behind me was a purple felt wall on which was a Howard Miller clock, orange and white, designed by George.
Amazing Grandfather Clock at Angel View Temecula!
Now available at Temecula's Angel View Resale Boutique: Howard-Miller Limited Edition Cherry Grandfather Clock. A beautiful timepiece in excellent working condition (we had it thoroughly check by a local expert)! $899.99 + tax (original list price ...
Howard Miller Curio Grandfather Clock
Howard Miller Curio Grandfather Clock model #610-844 serial # MF0010020400. Light colored oak wood,mirrored back, glass shelves and lighted. Westminster chimes every quarter hour with night time shut off. Excellent condition and works perfectly.
Grandfather clock trophy unique to Martinsville Speedway
Freddy Lorenzen won the first grandfather clock at Martinsville Speedway on Sept. 27, 1964. Ridgeway Clocks made the famous 7-foot clocks near Martinsville Speedway until 2004, when Howard Miller Co. bought out the company and moved operations to Zeeland, ...
October 24, 2013
J.D. Hill Jewellers- A Hometown Family Jeweller You Know & Trust!
If you're looking for the ultimate timepiece, we stock Rodania and Pierre Laurent Watches, Bering Watches & Jewellery, Orlean Watches and Howard Miller Grandfather Clocks. Do you have an old piece of jewellery that you'd like redesigned? Bring it to J.D ...
August 1, 2013
Pendulum clock chimes at wrong times
Q: My husband and I purchased a beautiful Howard Miller pendulum ... horologists (the term for clock experts) make house calls for $125, or a little more if a home is far away. They both recommend in-home servicing of grandfather clocks because ...
February 27, 2013