This literary institution has been covered extensively by publications ranging from the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, GQ Magazine, LA Magazine, LA Weekly, and has been heard on NPR. The first two short stories that Michel wrote won recognition in the Thomas Wolfe Prize Short Fiction Competition sponsored by Duke University.
Philadelphia won its second straight NL East title in 2008, and Condrey was again part of the postseason roster. He appeared in Game 3 of the NLDS against the Milwaukee Brewers and Game 3 of the NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
According to a 2000 article in the Riverfront Times, Beatle Bob’s real name is Robert Matonis. He is a vegetarian and states that he does not smoke or drink. Contrary to popular belief, the nickname Beatle Bob did not originate from his Beatles-style hair cut.
The band formed in 1962 in Leeds and practised at Stainbeck Youth Club, Meanwood under the name Tony Dale (or Dean) and the Wanderers. They played under this name at the Battle of the Bands (organised by a Leeds-based newspaper) at the Queens Hall, Leeds (an all nighter) on the same night on 28 June 1963 that the Beatles played this venue as second on the bill to Acker Bilk and his Jazzmen.
The song was included on the international soundtrack of the Brazilian soap opera Como uma Onda. Entertainment Weekly’s David Browne says that Right to Be Wrong, [is] a weirdly defensive song given Stone’s out-of-the-gate success.
In 2014 Mentone Girls’ Grammar School became the first school in the world to receive the Certificate of International Education with the Council of International Schools (CIS). Mentone Girls’ Grammar School was established in 1899 as the Mentone High School for Girls, by the four Simpson sisters at Cobbalanna, in Como Parade, Mentone.