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Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Newell Wyeth's 1948 painting Christina's World is one of the most recognized American paintings of the 20th century. Wyeth, the youngest son of noted illustrator N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945), grew u…

Jones, Thomas S., Jr

Jones, Thomas S., Jr[1882-1932](3)Born at Boonville, New York, November 6, 1882. Graduated at Cornell University in 1904. He was on the dramatic staff of the "New York Times", from 1904 to 1…

Norman Rockwell

American artist Norman Rockwell is known for his witty and heartwarming covers for The Saturday Evening Post. He did 322 covers for the popular magazine from 1916 through 1963: paintings of barefoot…

Pat Nixon

Name at birth: Thelma Catherine RyanPat Nixon was the wife of U.S. president Richard Nixon and served as First Lady from 20 January 1969 to 8 August 1974. She grew up in southern California, taking on…

Don DeLillo

Don DeLillo is a New York novelist whose books include the critical and popular successes White Noise (1985), Libra (1988) and Underworld (1997). Raised by Italian immigrants in the Bronx, DeLillo gr…

Jones, Thomas S., Jr

Jones, Thomas S., Jr[1882-1932](3)Born at Boonville, N.Y., Nov. 6, 1882. Graduated at Cornell University in 1904. He was on the dramatic staff of the `New York Times' from 1904 to 1907, and …

Blood, Guts, Bullets, and Octane

Writer/Director: Joe Carnahan Lions Gate; R; 87 minutes Release: 4/99 Cast: Joe Carnahan, Dan Leis, Ken Rudolph, Dan Harlan …

Breakfast of Champions

Director/Writer:Alan RudolphHollywood Pictures; R; 110 minutesRelease:9/99Cast:Bruce Willis, Albert Finney, Nick Nolte, Omar Epps Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s brand of speculative fiction mashed with s…

Julien Donkey-Boy

Director/Writer:Harmony KorineRelease:10/99Cast:Ewen Bremner, Werner Herzog, Chloe Sevigny I'm trying to remember when people walked out on Julien Donkey-Boy. During the scenes involving menta…

Continental Drifters

VermilionRazor and Tie With a lineage that links The Bangles, the dB's, Dream Syndicate and The Cowsills, there's something sure captivating about Continental Drifters. Full of ragged acoustic…