Article Archive for 23 December 2011

It’s Been a Hard Day’s Night to Figure Out the First Chord
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Posted in Music on 23 December 2011
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Apparently musicians have been long puzzled what is the first chord of “A Hard Day’s Night” … Washing and separating the tracks – there is now an answer via Randy Bachman’s CBC radio show (audio only).     Tweet This Post

Action Comics #1 – Superman Sells For $2.16 Million
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Posted in comics on 23 December 2011
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In case you wanted this for Christmas … “It’s the first time a comic book has broken the $2 million barrier. The issue was published in 1938 and cost just 10 cents. “When we broke the record in 2010 by selling the Action Comics No. 1, graded at 8.5, for $1.5 million, I truly believed […]

Puritans Actually Hated Christmas …
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Posted in News on 23 December 2011
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“The main reason Puritans didn’t like Christmas was that it was a raucously popular holiday in late medieval England. Each year, rich landowners would throw open their doors to the poor and give them food and drink as an act of charity. The poorest man in the parish was named the “Lord of Misrule,” and […]