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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dick Tufeld, 85, voiced robot on “Lost in Space”

Dick Tufeld

Danger, Will Robinson!

Dick Tufeld intoned that warning as the voice of the robot on Irwin Allen’s classic 1960s science-fiction series Lost in Space. He was the show’s narrator, as well.

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Grammy-winning R&B singer Etta James dead at 73

Etta James

Blues singer Etta James, perhaps the quintessential R&B diva, died Friday morning, said her son, Donto James. She was 73.

Her legendary rendition of “At Last” was heard in the soundtracks of the Simpsons episodes The Strong Arms Of The Ma (2003) and The Wife Aquatic (2007).

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Tunisia urged to drop charges over “Persepolis”


Criminal proceedings against the owner of a Tunisian TV station that screened the 2007 animated film Persepolis are an affront to freedom of expression, Amnesty International said ahead of his trial on Monday.

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