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Ella Fitzgerald commemorated by Google doodle

Ella Fitzgerald, whose great vocal range and perfect pitch won her the monikers ‘the first lady of song’ and ‘the queen of jazz’, has been commemorated in a Google doodle. The doodle, which shows the American singer performing on stage, is published on what would have been her 96th birthday.…

Kids These Days aren’t Kids These Days

Ta-Nehisi Coates has put up a couple of interesting blog posts lately about Barack Obama’s (at least somewhat) faux bashing of video game consoles and iPods, which seems for all the world to be a kind of proud old-fogeyism that we all have encountered. Of course, the exemplar of the…