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BY DAVE BLAZEL
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
POP CULTURE SHOCK THERAPY BY DOUG BRATTON
BY BILL ABBOTT
© Dave Blazek • email@example.com
“Profits aren’t so good. I think I put
too much money into overhead.”
SALOME’S STARS HOROSCOPE
BY MIKE MARLAND
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Personal
matters claim a good deal of the Lamb’s time
in the early part of the week. But by midweek,
pragmatic considerations (work, school,
job-seeking, etc.) begin to take priority.
BY DAVE T. PHIPPS
TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Th e seasonal
shift ignites the Bovine’s creative aspects. You
could do well if you try to combine your pen-
chant for innovation with the more pragmatic
demands of the week.
GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Ideas come
easily to you this week. And never mind that
some might suggest they’re unworkable and/
or impractical. It’s your vision that counts.
Work them out and see what turns up.
CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Personal
matters continue to dominate the early part of
the week. By midweek, more workaday issues
once again begin to emerge. Balance your
time to give both the attention they need.
BY JEFF PICKERING
LEO (July 23 to August 22) A new contact
could provide an expanded opportunity. But
be sure you get all the facts before you consid-
er signing on. Ask questions, and be wary if
you don’t get the right answers.
DOGS OF C-KENNEL
BY MICK & MASON MASTROIANNI
VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) An
unexpected development could cause some
supposedly resolved disagreements to reignite.
Deal with the situation before it leads to some
really serious problems.
LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) A
clash of work-linked viewpoints needs to be
AGAINST THE GRAIN
BY RON THERIEN
discussed openly, honestly and calmly by all
concerned before it can impede progress on
an ongoing project.
SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21)
Th e Scorpion’s pragmatic side helps you
accept the possibility that a change of plans
might be the wise thing to do. Be sure to
weigh all your considerations carefully.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to Decem-
ber 21) Some people might not take no for
an answer. Never mind. Keep your resolve if
you’re sure you don’t want to be involved in a
potentially sticky situation.
CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19)
All other facts and fi gures aside, it’s what you
learn about potential colleagues that can be
most helpful in assessing any decisions you’re
likely to make regarding a new project.
AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18)
You might want to reconsider some of your
outside commitments if they continue to
demand more time than you can spare.
Be honest with yourself when making a
PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Pay at-
tention to that inner voice of Piscean wisdom
counseling you to remove those rose-colored
glasses and take an honest look at any deci-
sions you might face this week.
BORN THIS WEEK: You have a penchant
for persuasion that would make you a fi ne
candidate for a political career.
BY MICK HARPER
1. Who recorded “Tracy” and “When Julie Comes Around,” and when?
2. Name the singer who charted with “In Dreams.”
3. What U.K. group released “Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat”?
4. Who had a mega hit with “You Should Be Dancing”?
5. Name the song that contains this lyric: “When the singer’s gone let the song go on, It’s a fi ne
line between the darkness and the dawn. Th ey say in the darkest night there’s a light beyond.”
5. “ALL I KNOW,” WRITTEN BY AMERICAN SONGWRITER JIMMY WEBB AND COVERED BY
MANY, MOST NOTABLY ART GARFUNKEL IN 1973. WEBB REQUESTED IN 2010 THAT LIN-
DA RONSTADT RECORD A DUET OF THE SONG WITH HIM JUST AS SHE WAS LOSING HER
VOICE TO PARKINSON’S DISEASE.
4. THE BEEGEES, IN 1976. THE SONG CLIMBED THE CHARTS WORLDWIDE AND
LAUNCHED THE GROUP INTO DISCO.
3. HERMAN’S HERMITS, IN 1965. U.S. GIRL BAND GOLDIE AND THE GINGERBREADS FOL-
LOWED WITH THEIR OWN VERSION THE SAME YEAR.
2. ROY ORBISON, IN 1963.
1. THE CUFF LINKS, A FAKE GROUP, IN 1969. RON DANTE WAS THE SOLE VOCALIST, SING-
ING ALL THE PARTS AND LAYERING ALL THE VOCALS TO PRODUCE WHAT SOUNDED
LIKE A FULL BAND.
DIFFICULTY THIS WEEK