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Rabbit

A Welsh rabbit. Toasted cheese, or rather bread and cheese toasted together. (Qy. “rare-bit.”) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894RabelaisRabbi Bar-C…

Jessica Rabbit

Jessica Rabbit was the voluptuous cartoon femme fatale of the 1988 feature film Who Framed Roger Rabbit? The popular comedy, a loose-limbed mix of live action and animation, was based loosely on Gar…

Welsh Rabbit

Cheese melted and spread over buttered toast. The word rabbit is a corruption of rare-bit. The Welshman he loved toasted cheese, Which made …

Apocalypse Now Redux

Director:Francis Ford CoppolaWriters:Francis Ford Coppola and John MiliusR; 197 minutesRelease:7/01Cast:Martin Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Marlon Brando It'll be hard to find a bad review of Ap…

The Wintel Alliance: Robber Barons Redux?

Already notorious within the high-tech industry for its bullying tactics, Microsoft came to the attention of government regulators when a small software company accused the software gian…

John Updike

After moving from Harvard and Oxford to a staff position on The New Yorker magazine, John Updike turned his talent and brainy pedigree into a successful 50-year career as a novelist, essayist and crit…

Love Cruise

FoxTuesday 9:00–10:00 p.m.Host:Justin Gunn The Love Boat redux? Sort of, except it's billed as reality programming. Eight men and eight women, ranging in age from 21 to 35, compete in ph…

The Devil's Dictionary

by Ambrose Bierce EDUCATIONEGOTISTEFFECT -n. The second of two phenomena which always occur together in the same order. The first, called a Cause, is said to generate the other - which is n…

The Devil's Dictionary

by Ambrose Bierce RAPACITYRASCALRAREBIT -n. A Welsh rabbit, in the speech of the humorless, who point out that it is not a rabbit. To whom it may be solemnly explained that the comestible k…

Beatrix Potter

Name at birth: Helen Beatrix PotterBeatrix Potter was the author and illustrator of a popular series of children's books that includes The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1902), The Tailor of Gloucester (1903) …