MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE "Quiet" and "Shy" Are Not the Same Word
At one time, like a lot of reserved people, I considered myself shy.
The misconception is understandable, given that once a room fills with more than four unrelated people, I clam up like an oyster... Posted on 9/17/12 at 3:01 PM
The Super Bowl rendered the usually crowded freeways of Phoenix, AZ as quiet as I-29 during a blizzard. Even Christmas can't command such a complete shutdown of the American automobile as the Super Bowl.
Lights out? Blame Beyonce's electrifying performance. If naysayers still doubted Beyonce's singing's talents — even after her national anthem performance this week at a press conference — the singer proved she is an exceptional performer at the Super Bowl halftime show.
When the going gets tough, the tough go dancing.
And in the economic pit of despair that was 2010, that adage certainly held true, as one escapist dance anthem after another topped the charts and Americans looked for anything that would help them forget their job searches and mounting bills for three minutes or so.
Beyonce became the most decorated female on a Grammy night as she collected six trophies, including song of the year for her anthem “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It),” but it was another diva — Taylor Swift — who nabbed the top honor, album of the year, for her best-selling “Fearless.”
The Nielsen Co. said Monday that an estimated 83 million people saw at least a brief part of the fundraiser carried Friday on 33 TV networks. The audience watching the two-hour event at any given time averaged 24 million viewers.
The first decade of the new millennium produced some amazing albums, CDs that should go down with the best works of art. You might not find those albums on this list — which doesn’t mean this list isn’t the best of the decade.
The omnipresent diva garnered the most Grammy nominations on Wednesday with 10 nods, including nominations for album of the year for “I Am ... Sasha Fierce,” song of the year for her anthem “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” and record of the year for “Halo.”
Security company says searches for actress are more frequently connected to online threats McAfee said fans searching for the actress have a one-in-five chance of ending up at a Web site designed to damage one's computer. Its the third annual report on the subject from McAfee, which last year found that Brad Pitt was the "most dangerous" celeb online.
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