Nicholas Parsons

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Name: Nicholas Parsons
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Gentlemen, the cravat is back | Henry Conway | Comment is free

The BBC’s own stylish grandfather-in-residence, Nicholas Parsons, has a clarion call for all charming gentlemen – it’s time for real men to wear cravats again. The 90-year-old Just a Minute presenter told the Edinburgh book festival[1] that he has recently ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

ANTENNA LAB : Brings New Life to Statues Across London and Manchester

Talking Statues Project to Heighten Awareness of Local Culture &ArtAntenna Lab, Antenna International’s digital think tank, today announcedthe launch of “Talking Statues” across London and Manchester in the UK –a project that brings some of the region’s ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Star voices give life to statues

Figures such as actor Patrick Stewart, University Challenge host Jeremy Paxman and Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville are bringing a series of statues to life by giving them a voice.Passers-by can swipe their mobile phones on a nearby tag to make 35 sculptures ... [Published BT.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Can the cravat make a comeback?

Noted cravat-wearer Nicholas Parsons has lamented the neckwear's retreat from frontline fashion. The cravat was first popularised in the 17th Century when it was worn by Croatian mercenaries who distinguished themselves fighting for Louis XIII of France ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ardelle Johnson Parsons

, 86, of Ridgway, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.She was born May 25, 1928 in Kane, daughter of the late David N. and Ada (Eckenbaum) Johnson.Ardelle grew up in St. Marys, living above Johnson's ... [Published Ridgway Record - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Smartphones will make statues talk

Usually, if you talk to statues, you’ll be met with a, er, stony silence. But from tomorrow, certain statues in London and Manchester will talk back . And you won’t even need to take hallucinogens first.Public performance company Sing London has teamed ... [Published Shiny Shiny - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Edinburgh 2014: Nicholas Parsons' Happy Hour

Nicholas Parson's Happy HourPleasance Cabaret BarThis is the 14 th year that loveable Just a Minute host Parsons has entertained the tea-time Fringe crowd with his mix of chat, charm and cheeky wit.Aided by a walking stick to step up and down from the ... [Published The Big Issue - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

All tickets now on sale for Henley Literary Festival 2014

TICKETS are now on sale for the over 150 events of this year’s Henley Literary Festival.The week of events from September 29 until October 5 includes appearances by everyone from comedians and cooks to sport stars and even royalty.The line-up for the ... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Exciting Literary Festival programme planned

THIS year’s Henley Literary Festival will be the biggest yet with 150 talks, interviews and performances across seven venues in the town.Tickets go on general sale on Monday with the latest additions to the programme including Nicholas Parsons, Dawn O’Porter, ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 25 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 14 2014 - 1 reports

Is The Meth Epidemic Overblown?

After reading Nicholas Parsons’s Meth Mania: A History of Methamphetamine , Sullum  believes  so: Although NSDUH data cited by Parsons indicate that monthly meth users never accounted for more than 0.3 percent of the population between 2002 and 2011, ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 13 2014]
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 2 reports

Jacob Sullum on the Lessons From Three Meth Panics

The Meth Project Inhis new book Meth Mania , sociologist Nicholas Parsonsshows that public alarm about methamphetamine bears little or norelationship to objective measures of use or abuse. Parsonsanalyzes three distinct meth panics, arguing that they ... [Published REASON Online - May 12 2014]
First reported May 09 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 2 reports

The Politics of Meth Panics

Newsweek In mylatest Forbes  column, I review a new book on on thehistory of methamphetamine panics. Here is how the column thestarts:By 2005, when  Newsweek  identified "The MethEpidemic" as "America's New Drug Crisis" in asensational cover story, illicit ... [Published REASON Online - May 09 2014]

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"i have lots of lovely cravats" Parsons, 90, wistfully told an Edinburgh audience, adding that he'd "really rather like" other men to follow suit...

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Gentlemen, the cravat is back | Henry Conway | ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
Gentlemen, the cravat is back [Published Guardian.co.uk - 10 hours ago]
Paxman lends voice to John Wilkes bronze in tal... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
Star voices give life to statues [Published BT.com - Aug 19 2014]
Can the cravat make a comeback? [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 19 2014]
Can the cravat make a comeback? [Published BBC - Aug 19 2014]
ANTENNA LAB : Brings New Life to Statues Across... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
Talking Statues at London Paddington station [Published Network Rail - Aug 19 2014]
Ardelle Johnson Parsons [Published Ridgway Record - Aug 19 2014]
Nicholas Parsons starts a one man crusade to br... [Published Telegraph - Aug 18 2014]
Smartphones will make statues talk [Published Shiny Shiny - Aug 18 2014]
Smartphones will make statues talk [Published HDTV UK - Aug 18 2014]
Edinburgh 2014: Nicholas Parsons' Happy Hour [Published The Big Issue - Aug 05 2014]
All tickets now on sale for Henley Literary Fes... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - Jul 28 2014]
Exciting Literary Festival programme planned [Published Henley Standard - Jul 25 2014]
Is The Meth Epidemic Overblown? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 13 2014]
Jacob Sullum on the Lessons From Three Meth Panics [Published REASON Online - May 12 2014]
Jacob Sullum on the Lessons From Three Meth Panics [Published Hit & Run - May 12 2014]
The Politics of Meth Panics [Published REASON Online - May 09 2014]
The Politics of Meth Panics [Published Hit & Run - May 09 2014]
Police search for suspect in theft [Published Charleston Daily Mail - Mar 06 2014]
New Year Honours 2014: list in full [Published Telegraph - Dec 30 2013]
New Year Honours: Women outnumber men for the f... [Published Telegraph - Dec 30 2013]
Derry tourist trail is among the ‘best city wal... [Published Derry Journal - Dec 30 2013]
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Smartphones will make statues talk [Published HDTV UK - Aug 18 2014]
Usually, if you talk to statues, you’ll be met with a, er, stony silence. But from tomorrow, certain statues in London and Manchester will talk back . And you won’t even need to take hallucinogens first. Public performance company Sing London has ...
Is The Meth Epidemic Overblown? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 13 2014]
After reading Nicholas Parsons’s Meth Mania: A History of Methamphetamine , Sullum  believes  so: Although NSDUH data cited by Parsons indicate that monthly meth users never accounted for more than 0.3 percent of the population between 2002 and 2011, ...
Jacob Sullum on the Lessons From Three Meth Panics [Published Hit & Run - May 12 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="206" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jsullum/2014_05/methmouth-ad.jpg?h=206&w=275" title="|||The Meth Project" width="275" style="float: right;"/&gt;Inhis new book Meth Mania, sociologist Nicholas Parsonsshows that public ...
The Politics of Meth Panics [Published Hit & Run - May 09 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="363" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jsullum/2014_05/Newsweek-meth-cover.jpg?h=363&w=275" title="|||Newsweek" width="275" style="float: right;"/&gt;In mylatest Forbes column, I review a new book on on thehistory of methamphetamine ...
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