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Stange

Stange is a municipality in Innlandet county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Hedmarken; the administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Stangebyen. The municipality is named after the old Stange farm; the name is the plural form of stǫng which means "bar, rod". The coat-of-arms is from modern times, they were granted on 20 June 1986. The arms show, it symbolizes this historic importance of agriculture in the area. The arms were designed by Arne Løvstad; the newspaper Stangeavisa has been published in Stange since 2004. Archeological finds indicate agricultural settlements in the area well before the Viking Age. Since the shortest route from the south to Hamar went through the area, there have been trade and hospitality there since time immemorial. Stange has its own historical association that publishes articles, short research topics, as well as authoritative works on the area's history. Stange church is located here and it is one of the oldest medieval churches in Norway.

It is mentioned in 1225 in Håkon Håkonsen's saga. The Atlungstad Distillery was established in Stange in 1855; the municipality of Stange was established on 1 January 1838. The neighboring municipality of Romedal was merged with Stange on 1 January 1964; the municipality is situated on the east side of the lake Mjøsa. It borders the municipalities of Hamar on the north. Stange consists of several areas that were distinct, including Vallset, Espa, Åsbygda and Stange itself; the municipality can be divided into two areas: the northern area, with rich and fertile agricultural land. As a result, the northern section is dominated by prosperous farms; the following cities are twinned with Stange: - Botkyrka, Stockholm County, Sweden - Brøndby, Region Hovedstaden, Denmark - Montalegre, Região Norte, Portugal Municipal fact sheet from Statistics Norway Municipal website

Chalte Chalte (1976 film)

Chalte Chalte is a 1976 Indian Bollywood Thriller film directed by Sunder Dar and produced by Bhisham Kohli. It stars Vishal Simi Garewal in pivotal roles; the film was noted for its songs by Bappi Lahiri, title song, "Chalte Chalte" sung by Kishore Kumar was part of the Binaca Geetmala annual list 1976. Geeta and a young man want to marry; the young man tragically dies, leaving behind a devastated and shocked Geeta, who loses her senses and is confined to a mental hospital. Years Geeta recovers and is discharged, only to find that the man she thought was dead is still alive, calls himself Ravi, is in love with a lovely young woman named Asha. Unable to deal with this, Geeta decides to make Ravi; when she fails, she is re-confined in the mental hospital. Ravi decides leaving Asha alone, it is Geeta escapes, gains entry into the house, tries to do away with Asha, who she believes is the real cause of why her lover has lost interest in her. Geeta tries to kill Asha but is killed by falling off the roof.

The film ends with Ravi consoling Asha. The background music'Chalte Chalte' plays. Vishal Anand... Ravi Kapoor Simi Garewal... Geeta Nazneen... Asha Shreeram Lagoo... Dr. Roy Jagdish Raj... Inspector Jankidas... Dr. Jankidas Ratan Gaurang... Bahadur Chalte Chalte on IMDb

Spanish Fort Site (Holly Bluff, Mississippi)

The Spanish Fort Site is an archaeological site in the Delta region of the U. S. state of Mississippi. It is one of three major earthwork sites in the far southern portion of the Yazoo River valley, it has been designated a historic site because of its archaeological value. Despite its name, the site was not built by the Spanish, its original purpose is believed to have been ceremonial, not martial; the Spanish Fort Site lies along the Sunflower River nearly 10 miles downstream from the community of Holly Bluff. Along with the nearby Leist A and Little Spanish Fort sites, it is a semicircular earthwork that has received little archaeological attention. In 1988, the site was classified as having been built by peoples of the Anderson Landing phase, but this assignment was due to the presence of an Anderson Landing site near the earthworks; the site first appeared in print in the early twentieth century in the account of archaeologist Clarence Bloomfield Moore, who sank a few test pits at the site.

Eighteen years another survey estimated the enclosure's area at 45 acres. From 1949 to 1955, yet another expedition collected artifacts from the surface and conducted more test excavations. Excavations at Little Spanish Fort led an archaeologist working with the Forest Service to conclude in 1993 that the three sites could not be assigned a single conclusive date, due to the presence of cultural material as old as the Archaic period and as recent as the Mississippian period. However, the study suggested that the enclosure itself was constructed during the early portion of the Middle Woodland period. Radiocarbon dating shows that the Little Spanish Fort, built during the Marksville period, was constructed 2110 BP — despite their names, the earthwork sites were built long before the first Spanish presence in the region. Archaeologists have disputed the reasons for building the Spanish Fort and the other nearby earthworks: some hold that their circular or semicircular shape represented a method for humans to contain the vast cosmos, while others argue that the process of construction was their builders' method of joining in the cosmos.

Scholars are agreed that the Spanish Fort Site and similar sites were ceremonial locations, rather than fortifications. In 1988, about 18 acres of the Spanish Fort Site were listed on the National Register of Historic Places, due to the site's archaeological significance. Spanish Fort is one of five Sharkey County sites on the National Register, along with Leist A, the Rolling Fork Mounds, the Savory Site, the Cary Site; the Little Spanish Fort is not listed on the National Register. Moore, Clarence B. "Certain Mounds of Arkansas and Mississippi". Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 480-605

Piccadilly Restaurants

Piccadilly Restaurants is a group of cafeteria-style, casual dining restaurants in seven southeastern United States with the majority located in the Gulf Coast region. They are owned by Piccadilly Holdings LLC; the chain began in Baton Rouge, where T. H. “Tandy” Hamilton opened the first Piccadilly in 1944. Hamilton has been called the “Walt Disney of the food business” and is credited as a visionary of providing quality dining and service at an affordable price. In addition to its traditional restaurants, Piccadilly operates Piccadilly Emergency Services, which provides meals in emergency and disaster settings, Piccadilly Food Service, which offers meals for schools and government organizations; the company offers family dining, meals-to-go and catering services. Piccadilly expanded in 1998 when it purchased a major competitor. In 2003, the company was purchased by Diversified Investment Management Group. Piccadilly filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2012. Piccadilly Holdings is led by CEO Azam Malik.

In 2018, the company resumed its expansion, opening its first Piccadilly To Go location in Cordova, Tennessee. In addition, a contemporary, prototype restaurant designed to lead future growth is slated to open in early 2019

Grand Canyon: A Different View

Grand Canyon: A Different View is a 2003 book edited by Tom Vail. The book features a series of photographs of the Grand Canyon illustrating 20 essays by creationists Steve Austin, John Baumgardner, Duane Gish, Ken Ham, Russell Humphreys, Henry Morris, John D. Morris, Andrew A. Snelling, Larry Vardiman, John Whitcomb, Kurt Wise, it presents the Young Earth creationist perspective that the canyon is no more than a few thousand years old and was formed by the Global Flood or Noachian flood of the Bible. The book was approved for sale in Grand Canyon National Park bookstores in 2003, on the web. Vail, a river guide in the park, had converted to Christianity and adopted "'a different view' of the Canyon, according to a biblical time scale, can't be more than about a few thousand years old." Vail continues to conduct tours of the canyon for creationists through an organization called Canyon Ministries. Wilfred Elders said that "The book is remarkable because it has 23 co-authors who comprise a veritable "Who's Who" in creationism.

Each chapter of Grand Canyon: A Different View begins with an overview by Vail, followed by brief comments by several contributors that'have been peer reviewed to ensure a consistent and Biblical perspective.' This perspective is strict Biblical literalism." He says that it is not a geological book but rather a new, slick proselytizing strategy, beautifully illustrated and multi-authored about a spectacular and world-famous geological feature. On January 25, 2004, David Shaver, Chief of the Geologic Resources Division of the National Park Service, sent a memorandum to Chuck Fagan at the Office of Policy stating, in part, that the book "makes claims that are counter to accepted geologic evidence and scientific understanding about the formation and age of the Grand Canyon. In fact, it assaults modern science and well-documented geologic evidence of the canyon's history." In 2004, the Grand Canyon National Park bookstore moved the book from the natural science section to the inspirational section as requested by the scientific organizations.

In a letter to Joseph Alston superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park, the presidents of seven geoscience societies voiced their concerns: "The Grand Canyon provides a remarkable and unique opportunity to educate the public about earth science. In fairness to the millions of park visitors, we must distinguish religious tenets from scientific knowledge."In response to the 2003 controversy, the NPS told reporters and members of Congress in February 2004 that it was doing a review of the book and would soon make a decision on it. In December 2006 the NPS responded to a Freedom of Information Act request submitted by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility which showed that no formal review had taken place. PEER says that this was the only book approved for addition to the Park bookstore in 2003. Geology of the Grand Canyon area Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Official Canyon Ministries website A Brief History of the Modern American Creation Movement by Jerry Bergman Answers in Genesis website November 2004 update on the GCDV controversy PEER summary of the GCDV controversy from October 2004 November 2004 Time Magazine/CNN essay on GCDV by Leon Jaroff

New Year's Evil (film)

New Year's Evil is a 1980 American slasher film written and directed by Emmett Alston, co-written by Leonard Neubauer, starring Kip Niven, Roz Kelly, Chris Wallace. The plot follows a Los Angeles punk rock and new wave show host who receives a series of phone calls during a televised New Year's Eve bash from a killer warning of impending murders that he plans to exact as the New Year dawns on each time zone; as the film begins New Year's Eve is on its way and television's most famous punk rock lady icon, Diane Sullivan, is holding a late-night countdown celebration of music and partying, televised live from a Hollywood hotel. All is going well until Diane receives a phone call from an odd-sounding stranger claiming his name is Evil, who announces on live television that when the clock strikes midnight in each time zone, a "Naughty Girl" will be "punished" the killer signs off with a threat claiming that Diane will be the last Naughty Girl to be punished; the studio crew takes safety measures and heightens security but a string of murders occur across Los Angeles at each stroke of midnight across each time zone.

The killer records his victims as he murders them and calls back the station each time, playing the tapes back to prove that he is serious. Diane's son Derek arrives but is ignored by his mother, causing him to start behaving erratically due to Diane's lack of interest in his life. There are many suspects as to who the mysterious killer and caller is: a crazed fan, a religious psychotic or maybe it is someone much closer to Diane than anyone could have expected. Evil infiltrates Diane's party and upon confronting her is revealed to be Diane's husband Richard, thought to be too busy to attend. Richard reveals his motivation to be a similar feeling of neglect and anger of Diane's and other women's treatment of him, he gets caught by security trying to kill flees from the scene. He races toward the rooftop. Diane is loaded into an ambulance while Derek is seen wearing the killer's old mask in the ambulance with the corpse of the medic at the front. Roz Kelly as Diane "Blaze" Sullivan Kip Niven as Richard “Evil” Sullivan Chris Wallace as Lieutenant Ed Clayton Grant Cramer as Derek Sullivan Louisa Moritz as Sally Jed Mills as Ernie Moffet Taaffe O'Connell as Jane Jon Greene as Sergeant Greene Teri Copley as Teenage Girl Anita Crane as Lisa Jennie Anderson as Nurse Robbie Alicia Dhanifu as Yvonne Wendy-Sue Rosloff as Make-up Girl John London as Floor Manager John Alderman as Doctor Reed Michael Frost as Larry Filming began in Los Angeles, California on 15 October 1980.

The song "New Year's Evil", written by Roxanne Seeman and Eddie del Barrio, is performed on-camera by the Seattle rock band Shadow, who appear as a punk rock band in the film playing the song at the opening of the movie and throughout. The recorded studio version appears in the film; this version was pressed as a 7" vinyl 45 rpm single. Promotional singles were sent to radio stations throughout the US. A full soundtrack record has not materialized. W. Michael Lewis and Laurin Rinder composed the film soundtrack and produced the title track's recording. New Year's Evil was theatrically released in the United States on December 19, 1980 by Cannon Film Distributors; the "New Year's Evil" 35mm print played at Quentin Tarantino's New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles, California on December 29, 2018. New Year's Evil was released on DVD through on-demand pressings from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Limited Edition Collection on June 28, 2012. Scream Factory, a subsidiary of Shout! Factory, released the film on Blu-ray on February 24, 2015.

On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, New Year's Evil has an approval rating of 14%, based on seven reviews. Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film a 1½ and wrote, "New Year's Evil is an endangered species - a plain, old-fashioned, gory thriller, it is not good. It is sometimes unpleasantly bloody; the plot is dumb and the twist at the end has been borrowed from hundreds if not thousands of other movies. But as thrillers go these days, New Year's Evil is a throwback to an older and simpler tradition, one that flourished way back in the dimly remembered past, before 1978". Gene Siskel gave the film zero stars out of four, calling it "a hideously ugly motion picture". Variety wrote, "The true horror of New Year's Evil is the endless musical numbers by punk rockers and shots of their dancing fans. Amongst that, the bloody killings seem a welcome relief." Among retrospective reviews, Eric Vespe of Ain't It Cool News said, "New Year's Evil falls into that'didn't love it, didn't hate it' gray area of mediocrity that doesn’t inspire any kind of passion one way or the other.

On the one hand it's too goofy and amateurish to be creeped out by and on the other it's not fun enough to rally behind". Dread Central's Matt Serafini concluded, "This isn't worth your time if you're looking for a horror film to deliver in scares or suspense, but as a late night horror fix, it's ideal. What New Year's Evil lacks in scares it makes up for in pure entertainment, and that's all you can ask for". The film was labeled "another routine mad-slasher film" and a "strictly paint-by-numbers effort" by TV Guide. New Year's Evil at AllMovie New Year's Evil at Rotten Tomatoes New Year's Evil on IMDb