Author Profile: Sheri Quirt

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Sheri Quirt celebrates A-level entertainments amid a C-minus cultural landscape. Beneath her curmudgeonly exterior beats the giddy heart of a professional fan.
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But Wait! There’s More!
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 12 January 2010
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In the years since the Ginsu ads of the 1980s, simple TV pitches have evolved into infomercials. Their tentacles now reach far beyond the predawn zone, especially if you don’t pay for cable.

I Am Stuck on Band Aid
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 22 December 2009
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When word spread in 1984 of the all-star Band Aid charity single “Do They Know It’s Christmas?,” it sounded like a one-off event. Would we be hearing it again for years to come … or even the following Christmas?

Lipstick Traces: Why Culture Club Still Matters
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 14 December 2009
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Boy George was also a Starman, like the one his idol Bowie sang of, and if you happened to be wired to pick up his frequency, he pretty much changed your life.