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The Feather and Father Gang

The Feather and Father Gang is a 1976–1977 United States crime drama television series starring Stefanie Powers and Harold Gould which centers on an attorney who enlists her con-man father and his team of bunco artists to help her solve crimes. The show aired from December 6, 1976, to July 30, 1977. Stefanie Powers.... Toni "Feather" Danton Harold Gould.... Harry Danton Frank Delfino... Enzo Joan Shawlee.... Margo Monte Landis.... Michael Lewis Charles.... Lou Toni "Feather" Danton is a clever young attorney, her father, Harry Danton, is a skillful confidence man. To keep Harry out of trouble, Feather hires him as an investigator for her law firm. Feather and Harry work together to help their friends and Feather's clients by bringing criminals to justice. Feather uses legal means, while Harry uses his underworld connections and extensive knowledge of scams and stings to help her with her cases. Harry assembles a gang of bunco artists—the "Feather and Father Gang"—who use disguises and elaborate ruses to trick the murderers and swindlers who victimize Feather's friends and clients into incriminating themselves.

Created by William Driskill, The Feather and Father Gang was perceived as an imitation for ABC of CBS's successful crime drama Switch, which aired from 1975 to 1978. Coincidentally, Powers would costar with one of the stars of Switch, Robert Wagner, in another crime drama Hart to Hart which ran for five seasons beginning in 1979. Larry White was the executive producer of The Father Gang. Driskill wrote the pilot episode, "Never Con a Killer," a 90-minute made-for-television movie, broadcast as the series' sixth episode; the other writers who wrote episodes included George Kirgo, Harold Livingston, Mann Rubin. Episode directors included Bruce Bilson, Jackie Cooper, Buzz Kulik, Jerry London, Ernest Pintoff, Seymour Robbie, Barry Shear; the Feather and Father Gang's first episode aired on December 6, 1976. After a three-month hiatus, it returned to the ABC lineup on March 7, 1977, as a weekly series beginning with its second episode, airing at 10:00 p.m. on Mondays until April 4, 1977. It went into hiatus again, returning to the air on Friday, May 13, 1977, when ABC broadcast its pilot, "Never Con a Killer," filmed to run as a 90-minute made-for-television movie, as its sixth episode.

Eight days on May 21, 1977, the show returned to 60-minute episodes and settled into a new time slot at 10:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Criticized as a derivative and pale imitation of Switch and handicapped by its lack of a consistent broadcast day and time, The Feather and Father Gang garnered disappointing ratings and was cancelled after 14 episodes, its last original episode aired on July 30, 1977, the last rerun in prime time was on August 6, 1977. Sources Leverage The Feather and Father Gang opening credits on YouTube Clip from The Feather and Father Gang episode "The People's Choice" on YouTube The Feather and Father Gang pilot episode "Never Con a Killer" on YouTube Promotional Photos from The Feather and Father Gang on YouTube

Sam Stephenson (writer)

Sam Stephenson is a writer who grew up in Washington, North Carolina. Since 1997 he has been studying the life and work of photographer W. Eugene Smith, authoring three books of Smith's work including The Jazz Loft Project, published by Alfred A. Knopf in November 2009; the Jazz Loft Project was accompanied by an exhibition, a public radio series, a website, a multi-media collaboration with jazz pianist Jason Moran. In September 2010 the Jazz Loft Project won the "Innovative Use of Archives Award" from the Archivists Roundtable of Metropolitan New York. Stephenson's 2001 book, Dream Street: W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh Project, was published by W. W. Norton and remains in print in 2010. Stephenson has been associated with the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University since 1996, either as a consultant or a full-time employee and instructor. Stephenson is working on a biography of Smith for Farrar and Giroux, the manuscript to be completed by the end of 2011. Future projects he has mentioned concern jazz musicians Sonny Clark, Zoot Sims, Thelonious Monk, as well as writer Joseph Mitchell, a national oral history project on primary health care providers over the age of seventy-five.

In the early fall 2010 he's been talking about initial explorations of a hypothetical independent literary institute based in Durham-Chapel Hill with several fellow writers and partners. Http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=35935 http://www.jazzloftproject.org/index.php?s=about&ss=staff http://nymag.com/arts/books/features/62876/ Fred Kaplan on Stephenson and Jazz Loft Project in New York magazine http://www.powells.com/blog/?p=11268 Powells.com interview http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/the-jazz-loft-project-spotlights-a-hidden-jazz-realm/Content?oid=1299013 Independent Weekly interview http://beta.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/2009/dec/08/the-jazz-loft-project/ Leonard Lopate radio show interview http://wunc.org/tsot/archive/sot0717ab08.mp3/view Remembering Joseph Mitchell http://www.jazzloftproject.org/files/file/MITCHELL.pdf Collector of the Everyday: Joseph Mitchell http://www.jazzloftproject.org/files/file/MONK.pdf Thelonious Monk: Is this Home? http://www.jazzloftproject.org Jazz Loft Project http://samstephenson.org Sam Stephenson

Mangala Devi Kannagi Temple

Mangala Devi Kannagi temple is a historic temple located in the Idukki district of Kerala bordering Tamil Nadu, about 7 km from Pazhiyankudi in Theni district and 15 km from Thekkady in Idukki district. Cheran Chenguttuvan, the king of ancient Tamilakam, had erected the temple for Kannagi around 2000 years back at Vannathiparai and called it'Kannagi Kottam' or'Mangaladevi Kannagi temple' and performed regular pujas, it sits at an altitude of about 1,337 m above the mean sea level. It is surrounded by lush greenery and is closed throughout the year except during the Chitra Pournami festival. At other times tourists can still view it by getting a special letter from the forest ranger; the view from the temple premises is spectacular and one can see part of eastern ghats and some villages from adjacent state of Tamil Nadu. Wikimapia R. Raghava Iyengar, Madras University Publications, 1932, Tamil Nadu, India. Thousands of devotees throng Kannagi temple The Hindu

Global Gladiators

Global Gladiators is a 1992 platform game published and developed by Virgin Games programmed by David Perry for the Mega Drive/Genesis and ported by other Virgin Games teams in Europe to the Master System, Game Gear and the Amiga. A Super NES and an NES port were in development but were never completed for undisclosed reasons, though a ROM image has since surfaced; the game has a strong environmentalist message. The game is a spiritual successor to the NES game M. C. Kids, another McDonald's-themed game that featured Mick and Mack as its playable characters. A Game Boy port of the title was fully developed but was never released for the same legal reasons as the Super NES version. In the single-player game, the player controls Mack through four worlds; each world has several sub-stages where the character must collect a certain number of Golden Arches to advance. They are guided in their quest by Ronald McDonald, who appears at the beginning and the end of the game; the characters are armed with a Super Soaker-type gun.

The game engine is the same used in other Virgin Interactive games such as Cool Spot and Disney's Aladdin, as all of them were handled by David Perry's programming team, which turned into Shiny Entertainment. M. C. Kids McDonald's Treasure Land Adventure tUME The Universal Map Editor, One of the tools used in the creation of Global Gladiators Global Gladiators at MobyGames Mick & Mack as the Global Gladiators at Sega-16

Paul Mosley

Paul Mosley is an American politician and a former Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives elected to represent District 5 in 2016 through 2019. Mosley graduated from Brigham Young University with a financial services degree in 2006. In 2016, Mosley and incumbent Regina Cobb defeated Sam Medrano and Jennifer Jones in the Republican primary for District 5 of the Arizona House of Representatives. Mosley and Cobb went on to defeat Democrat Beth Weisser and Leo Biasiucci of the Green Party in the general election. In 2017, Mosley announced that he wanted to abolish compulsory education for children in Arizona, on the grounds that "education is still a privilege". In August 2018, Mosley and Cobb were challenged in the Republican primary by Leo Biasiucci, a businessman who ran as a Green Party candidate in 2012, Jennifer Jones-Esposito, first vice chair of the La Paz County Republican Committee. Mosley came third behind Cobb and Biasiucci and was eliminated from standing for a second term in the general election.

In March 2018, Mosley was pulled over for driving 97 miles per hour in a 55-mile-per-hour zone. He told the police officer that because of his "immunity as a government official" he should be let go, bragged about speeding in the past at up to 140 miles per hour. In July 2018 the body cam footage was released to the public. Mosley apologized on Facebook. Doug Ducey, the governor of Arizona, called for an end to legislative immunity based on Mosley's behavior. Mosley and his wife Brynley have seven children, all born between 2007 and 2017. Information at Ballotpedia 5th district website Official campaign site