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The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, November 14, 1979-Page 7

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We as or more;
LOni gives us less
REAST FANS were stunned this week to learn that Loni Anderson,
the Nerf-brained blonde on TV's WKRP program had hers reduced. The
surgery was discussed on one of those fine afternoon talk shows, and leaked
to your ever-controversial Peoplemania column through the New York Post,
guardian of such truths. Anderson first noticed that it was Dairy City when
her young daughter began getting distraught over the idea of growing up like
mommy. After that, the sweater-girl emeritus started to notice how people
were not talking to her face, so she consulted a specialist. The inches were
removed, and now Anderson is just as svelte as dammit. How about that?

A Seminar Day on BIODYNAMIC GARDENING
(Beyond the Organic Method)
Conducted by H. MOORE, PhD
(Waldorf Inst. of Mercy Coll. Southfield)
10:30 Lecture: Introduction to the Biodynamic Method.
12:00 Potluck lunch (to bring something helps).
2:00 Workshop in garden "Practices of Cultivation and Fertilization"
(weather permitting).
3:30 Lecture: Biodynamic Gardening. Questions & Discussion.
At THE RUDOLF STEINER HOUSE
1923 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED. FREE ADMISSION
sponsored by the Rudolf Steiner Instifute of the Great Lakes Area
public lecture
by
KENDALL WALTON,
Professor of Philosophy, University of Michigan
"Appreciating Fiction: Suspending
Disbelief, or Pretending Belief?"
Wednesday, Nov. 14-4:10 p.m.
Lecture Room 1, MLB
spondored by
The Programin Comparative Literature
as the third lecture in a series on
"Fictionality and Representation."

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HERE, students, is the latest entry in the presidential sweepstakes: This
elderly woman has been struggling to get on the ballot ever since 1968, and is
one of more than 150 people who have indicated-they plan to enter the New
Hampshire kickoff primary next spring. "I'll win," boasts the woman, who
calls herself Princess Running Water. Discussions of water, running or
otherwise, are considered bad form in the Kennedy camp.
Aotes from all over
* ANDROGYNOUS little man-child Lief Garret has found himself
u some very adult trouble. The 17-year-old singer-actor who absolutely
deivastates pre-pubescent women has been charged with drunk driving in a
Areekend auto crash that destroyed his sports car and smashed a friend into a
serious condition. Garret escaped with only minor injuries when his car ram-
rfi d another vehicle on a Hollywood Freeway exit ramp, but his buddy suffered
a broken neck and may be paralyzed. California highway patrol says Garret
was under the influence of alcohol. His 18th birthday-when at last he will be
egal-is tomorrow, if you'd like to join in the merrymaking.
19MPLOYMENT FUTURE BRILLIANT FOR ALL. That is the
inevitable conclusion after reviewing a week's worth of little drawings from\
Ashleigh Brilliant, the well-known syndicated cartoonist. The man writes platitudes
and illustrates them himself, calling the entire presentation "Pot Shots." You've all
seen them held up by magnets on the refrigerators of those you despise. This
week, Mr. Brilliant writes "Hello Forever!" and "Once you get above the
cipuds, all the world looks like heaven," and he is getting paid real money for ::t
this. If our economy can support such a man, surely it can find employment for tl s .o d .
thie likes of us. Good, good news.
UNTIL DEA TH DO THEM PAR T. Just beacuse US Magazine is the THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON of all this Loni Anderson business is the
Bible for some folks doesn't mean it's always right, and this week the Bee Gees shameful feminine figure of Robin Williams, the actor. with no breast at all
isle fo somenlks doen' mean it's aay rgkg ad ts we te Be Ge to spare, Robin suited up as a member of the Pony Express cheerleading
issued a statement denying that they are breaking up as reported in the squad for the Denver Broncos, and shamelessly trotted on to the field. This
November 27 issue of the noted gossip mag. "It's nothing more than headlines
to sell magazines, said Barry Gibb, soothing falsetto fans coast to coast. "It's performance, done ostensibly for a future episode of Williams's "Mork and
sensationalized journalism at its best. The story is not true." What is further Mindy" TV show, stunned and delighted spectators at last Sunday's Denver
Oomforting to hear-in the wake of all that panic stirred up by the US article-is Broncos-New England Patriots game at Mile High Stadium in Denver, as
that the disco trio pledge always to be together. Forever and ever. you can well imagine.
BOFF POPE DISC TOPS WAX CHARTS. Record stores in Ireland can't$
get their hands on enough of those hot new albums cut by pope John Paul II, and the 52-
riinute recording of highlights of the papal visit to the land o' green has reached
the top of the charts. Sometime next week, the record is expected to go-we
swear it-double platinum. Top that, you Charming Prince of Rock and Roll.
" HAT CAN WE steal from the National Enquirer this week? Well,
99U'D BE BLASE TOO, if you were the tubby, grossly r W the Untold Story, of course, and it concerns "super-bully" Burt
verpaid MarIon Brando. Liz Smith, chin columnist for the New York Daily ( Reynolds who has paid $350,000 to heal and silence a woman into whose face
ews, reports that, recently, a friend said to Brando: "Your performance in he hurled a drinking glass.
apocalypse is stunning, sensational-you are simply great." Brando is said to Last February 15, reports America's self-styled most accurate
have looked up and mumbled, "Is that the one where I was bald?" publication, Reynolds went into a rage at costume designer Faye Sheets and
chucked the glass in her direction. Afterward, the feted hunk began crying
and allegedly wrote a note to Sheets reading "Now we are blood brothers."
HUSH MONEY has been paid, but one cannot hide things from the
1i4OOK UNDER 'M' FOR MANGY, as in Wilbur Mills of Arkansas, National Enquirer. Just ask Christina Onassis, noted sister-in-law. While she
whose alcohol problem and dubious friendship with stripper Fanne Fox drove - was busily denying rumors of her divorce from her husband Sergei Kauzov,
him from congressional office in 1974 and forever blotted his family escutcheon.-r< the Enquirer published a photo of her in a bathing suit and made great note
Reports drift in that the once plenipotent head of the House Ways and Means of how positively monstrous her thighs have become in recent months. Six
Committee is now working as a lobbyist on Capitol Hill for Encyclopedia grown men holding hands could not encircle the thundrous heiress from the
britannica. No spare time for these idle hands to do the Devil's work: Mills is sounds of the caption.
b(isily bucking restraints on door-to-door encyclopedia sales. Elsewhere: Plants grow better if you pray for them, Study shows. . . It's
* fatal for a woman to marry a much younger man; The miracle staircase,

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The University of Michigan
Men's Glee Club
LEONARD JOHNSON, Director
Wayne State University
Men's Glee Club
HARRY LANGSFORD, Director
IN CONCERT
NOVEMBER 17, 1979-8:00 p.m.
HILL AUDITORIUM
Tickets: $4, $3, or $2 (student 11)
MAIL ORDERS SEND CHECK TO:
Ticket Manager. The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club
1024 Administration Building, Ann Arbor, Ml 48109
Hill box office open November 12 9-S
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CELLO G OODBYiE.
Reknowned Russian cellist and con-
ductor Mstislav Rostropovich this
week lends a little class to your
Peoplemania page. Furious about
h4ving to perform in a large
aditorium, Rostropovich abruptly
canceled a recital in Miami Beach,
and the 3,000 ticketholders at the
Miami Beach Theater were told he
was "iidisposed." "I told you last
year I would never play there again.
Nobody can hear me past the fifth
row," he growled at concert spon-
sors. Then he picked up his cello and
went home.
SLOW TRAIN FALLING
OFF TRACKS. Born-again
Christian Bob Dylan didn't light any
fires under the secular feet of his
audiences as his new tour got un-
derway last week. In San Francisco,
the crowd booed the legendary folkie
when he didn't play any of the old
favorites and kept a strong religious
emphasis to his show. Headlines in
the papers read "Bob Dylan's God-
Awful Gospel," and so forth. Sub-
sequent audiences, however, have
been a tad more receptive, even
going so far as to demand an encore.
FURTHER NOTES ON
PEOPLE VERY MUCH
MIKE BOB DYLAN. It's all
very funny to make jokes about how
everyone is pirating your albums
and making bootleg tapes of your

and much, too much more.

PEOPLEMANIA is presented
as a public service, and is
culled from the AP and UPI
newswires. Allphotos AP.

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