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Date: 6/18/2006

Light in the Piazza and Spenser on UNC-TV

Our friend novelist Elizabeth Spencer will get some serious on-air attention tonight when UNC-TV runs (after a delay of 3 days) the recorded live performance of “Light in the Piazza” the musical based on her novella by the same name (the show suns locally at 8 pm tonight and ran nationally this past Thursday). At 10:30 pm, UNC-TV will rerun a BookWatch interview with Elizabeth from a couple of years back.

Three curses or blessings of Greene County

Spent Saturday on trip down to Snow Hill in Greene County where Sally had worked on a landfill case. A first trip there for both of us — I may have driven through some decades back. Sally has a good write up of the trip and the events there. What are the curses/blessings of Greene? Landfills. Hog farms (with associated waste problems). Prisons.

Dutch without pants

An exclusive rights deal concerning World Cup beer promotions led to a throng of Dutchmen having to watch Holland vs Ivory Coast game in their briefs. [BBC reports]

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