Fran Frey obit

Fran Frey sang 26 sides for George Olsen’s band in the 1920s and early 30s. I got this obit from; registration is required, so I signed in and downloaded this clip from the Los Angeles Times of December 8, 1962. Note: Fran’s is the second obit of the two.

You can find ANYTHING on the Internet. Really.

When I was 5, my family went to West Virginia on vacation. We took a ride on the then-new Cass Scenic Railroad. I bought a 45rpm record and played it till the grooves were gray. It was lost probably in 1966 in the various moves of my life.  You wouldn’t expect to find something so obscure…
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One of my favorite SF books.

Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said by Philip K. Dick My rating: 5 of 5 stars It is quite fashionable, here in 2013, to say of this novel that it is “rather uneven, with a messy plot.” Flow My Tears came out in 1974, just before he flipped his lid (in my opinion) and wrote…
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Dead Pope John Paul II to be made a saint.

This is such a travesty of justice that it beggars words sufficient for description. Untold numbers of children cried out in prayer, some perhaps even to Pope John Paul II, hoping for some sort of companionship, even if only spiritual, to ease the sense of shame and self-loathing experienced by those who were abused by…
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