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  Willamette Week - Summer Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
We are conditioned to believe in summer as the sweeter land where school's out, the water is warm and beautiful memories are etched in the Sno-Cones of our mind.
East Coast summers spent at overnight camps fraught with calamine camouflage, dangerous potato salad and underwear-stealing kleptomaniacs were enough to instill a survival element into this young bud.
During the summer months, men are advised to wear 100 percent cotton boxer shorts.
www.wweek.com /html/cruelcruel.html   (1384 words)

 EducationGuardian.co.uk | comment | Cruel summer
The summer is traditionally the time for academics to concentrate on research, but with rumblings from government about changes to HE and research funding, there won't be much respite, says Gargi Bhattacharyya
It is that time of year when lecturers hide away with their piles of marking and look forward to the end of term so they can concentrate on research again.
This coming summer, as teachers of all kinds find their jobs threatened and we enter another unpleasant skirmish where government asserts that education is great except for the disproportionate influence of those pesky educators, we all might benefit from a little more utopianism.
education.guardian.co.uk /higher/columnist/story/0,9826,974711,00.html   (1274 words)

 Neurotica: Cruel Summer - Features   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
But there is something particularly refreshing about the summer for those of us who seem to be in perpetual recovery from our erotic misadventures.
Naturally, spring represents rebirth, but for me, summer is the time to wipe the slate clean.
The appeal of a summer fling, according to Ronda, is its impermanence.
www.carolinianonline.com /media/paper301/news/2003/08/21/Features/Neurotica.Cruel.Summer-451150.shtml   (696 words)

 Flowers (Ace of Base album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was released on July 14, 1998 in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
An American version, titled Cruel Summer, was released on September 1, later that year, but is generally considered inferior.
Singles from the album were also highly successful, earning the band top ten positions in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and, oddly, Brazil, where the album was not even released.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flowers_(Ace_of_Base_album)   (332 words)

 Cruel Summer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Cruel Summer", a song by British girlband Bananarama, was a UK #8 hit in 1983 and a US (The Billboard Hot 100) #9 hit in 1984.
"Cruel Summer '89" was recorded with new member Jacquie O'Sullivan in 1989, and reached Number 19 in the UK charts in June.
Another version of the song was recorded but not released for their 2001 album "Exotica".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cruel_Summer   (175 words)

 CNN.com - Billboard's hottest 'summer' songs - Jul 28, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
LOS ANGELES, California (Billboard) -- When it comes to the charts, summer is not just a season, but a state of mind: Some of the biggest hits with "Summer" in the title have peaked in the dead of winter.
While the lyrics were inspired by his visit to Hawaii, he says he wrote the song as a theme to the summer love you cannot have because you go your separate ways in the fall (even though he and Rhodes were married after their trip).
The original version of "Cruel Summer," by British girl group Bananarama, debuted on the Hot 100 the week of July 21, 1984, and peaked at No. 9 that fall.
www.cnn.com /2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/28/music.summersongs.reut   (1080 words)

 Untitled Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Summer is the season that makes all the others worth living.
Summer is the time everyone is waiting for.
In fact, sometimes the biggest challenge of the summer is choosing what to do.
www.wweek.com /html/summerguide.html   (308 words)

 Ace of Base : Flowers - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
For example, "Donnie," a gem of a track which should have been a hit, is somewhat under-produced and unrealized on Flowers but truly shines on Cruel Summer, and other tracks, such as "He Decides," also appear as earlier mixes on Flowers.
Three tracks appear on Flowers that aren't on Cruel Summer, and those are "Dr. Sun," "I Pray," and the melancholy "Captain Nemo," while Cruel Summer's ballad "Everytime It Rains" doesn't appear on Flowers.
Finally, the bonus mix of the single "Cruel Summer" is arguably superior on Flowers than on Cruel Summer, but in the long run, the production on Cruel Summer is meatier than on Flowers.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,367920,00.html   (256 words)

 TheStreet.com: Cruel, Cruel Summer Turns Chips Into Bargains
Summer is almost always cruel to stocks of the companies that make semiconductors.
That year, the semiconductor sector peaked in late summer and early fall, then declined through the end of the year, driving the Philadelphia Semiconductor index down 31% for the period.
PC sales typically peak in the fourth quarter of the year and hit a trough in the summer months.
www.thestreet.com /funds/jubak/1045468.html   (1958 words)

 Cruel summer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Inuvik (Sep 06/02) - It was a cruel, cruel summer, even by Northern standards.
Inuvik's summer hasn't been all that good for days on the beach, but if you like puddle jumping like Brandon Cockney, the weather was just perfect.
While the NWT was breaking records on the bottom of the thermometer, Nunavut set 14 maximum records set this summer.
www.nnsl.com /frames/newspapers/2002-09/sep6_02pud.html   (457 words)

 * Dusted Reviews - Zorn *
Cruel Summer is Berlin-based producer Michael Zorn's first solo record, after sundry EPs, 7 inches, and collaborations (including his work as Artificial Duck Flavour).
This is the darkest and most deconstructed of the dubs on Cruel Summer.
By this point, ambition and complexity have been abandoned in favor of leisure time, which may be an appropriate metaphor for late-summer days, too hot to sustain any more drama.
www.dustedmagazine.com /reviews/683   (560 words)

 SportingNews.com - A cruel, cruel summer? Not for every team
While they were dancing through the tulips with new signees Finley, Nick Van Exel and Fabricio Oberto, 29 other teams were high-stepping through a minefield.
Even in Miami, which added bright-light names Gary Payton, Antoine Walker, Jason Williams and James Posey, the over/under on when one Heat player attempts to remove the head from the shoulders of a teammate has settled around mid-January.
Sebastian Telfair, Travis Outlaw and Viktor Khryapa had good summers and will be expected to show significant improvement.
www.sportingnews.com /exclusives/20050927/653809-p.html   (490 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Wales | Cruel summer for tourist resort
A summer's day on a west Wales beach in late July - the perfect setting for a family day out at the start of the long holidays.
But this was not to be the only tragedy to strike the popular resort of Saundersfoot that summer.
One month later almost to the day, five-year-old Ryan Ingram from Kington in Herefordshire was swept out to sea in a dinghy at a beach in the town.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/wales/2720193.stm   (589 words)

 Seattle's Cruel Summer
The string of summer deaths started when Betty Diller was found unrespon-sive in her tent, in the Central Area, just before the Solstice.
The pattern intensified when Sandra Lee Smiscon was shot to death under a bridge in Pioneer Square in early July.
This stark sequence doesn't take into ac-count all of the people-and there were many-who died this summer in shelter or housing, after years of homelessness.
www.realchangenews.org /pastissuesupgrade/2003_10_16/features/cruelsummer.html   (1735 words)

 Ace of Base : Cruel Summer - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Cruel Summer, their third album, attempts to capture the carefree, stylish charm that drove "All That She Wants" and "The Sign" to the top of the charts, and while it has its moments, it fails to rival their previous pop pinnacles.
It's a little disappointing that the melodic high point is the title track, a cover of Bananarama's new wave classic.
Also, it's a little disappointing that Ace of Base haven't chosen to vary their Euro-disco rhythms, since the relentless thumping makes Cruel Summer sound a little too similar its predecessors -- only without as many hooks.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,359206,00.html   (247 words)

While their fashion sense (somewhere between "Lucky Star" Madonna and thrift store Cyndi Lauper) was undoubtedly eighties, the phenomenon of a female vocal trio had been almost unheard of since the 1950s.
The simplicity and frivolity of such songs as "Cruel Summer" and "Robert DeNiro's Waiting" also echo the '50s, but the '50s comparisons are not a rare phenomenon in the '80s; recall that the Stray Cats and the beehive-sporting B-52s were making music at the same time.
While the idea may have been fresh in the '80s, there is no shortage of male and female vocal outfits (most of whom can't play a lick) in the '90s, which may explain Bananarama's gradual drift into pop music obscurity.
www.80smusiclyrics.com /artists/bananarama.htm   (195 words)

 Cruel Summer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
However, it almost always seemed to work out in my case that the worst of these maladies would coincide with breaks from school.
I would be ill, almost without fail, during early summer holidays, Christmas time, and March break.
I woke up rather early this morning with a terrbile head ache and an inability to swallow.
cruelsummer.blogspot.com   (728 words)

 Lyrics for "Cruel Summer" by Sick-Scripts - SoundClick song info
Ahhh…it's a beautiful thing…the summer, its my favorite season of em all…shit gets hectic round here…hate leaving this tho…take a walk wit me tho…roll ya windows down to this…lets go…
Leaving this summer is cruel for all indeed/
Cruel to leave this scene in a couple of months/
www.soundclick.com /bands/Lyrics.cfm?BandID=15934&songid=1305280   (547 words)

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 Salon.com Arts & Entertainment | Cruel summer
If you found the prime-time season too taxing, summer TV is for you.
With big-time producers on hiatus, or recovering from the blow of not having their series picked up in the fall, what were the season breaks but a cruel reminder that some people get to take the summer off?
Granted, most of the summer shows are either morally or aesthetically objectionable and often both, but screeds seem hopelessly behind the times in our post-post-ironic age.
www.salon.com /ent/tv/diary/2002/06/27/summer?CP=RDF&DN=310   (730 words)

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It said the average between now and the end of June is likely to be about $1.81 a gallon nationwide.
The MTBE ban in the region will require greater use of another additive, ethanol, and it's uncertain whether or not these requirements will reduce the amount of gasoline that will be available from imports.
Separately, the EIA analysis predicted that crude oil prices will average about $33 a barrel throughout the year and that natural gas prices this summer will be about $5 per thousand cubic feet.
www.11alive.com /news/news_article.aspx?storyid=45355   (386 words)

 Rolling Stone : Cruel Summer
Once thought to be an impregnable franchise, the seven-year-old summer festival was unable to secure enough upper-echelon acts to make this year's Lollapalooza road-worthy, so it won't rock out at all.
Up until Thursday night, the fate of Lollapalooza this summer was still in doubt.
Two artists, whom Gardner refuses to identify, had given a tentative thumbs up to performing, provided a formidable lineup was in place.
www.rollingstone.com /news/story/5927055/cruel_summer   (403 words)

 Amazon.com: Flowers: Music: Ace of Base   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Their regular version of "Cruel Summer" was okay, but the Big Bonus Mix was disappointing.
The first 2 are only on this album (not on "Cruel Summer") and "He Decides" is awesome, so much better than the awful version in "Cruel Summer".
The remix of Cruel Summer (Big Bonus Mix) is another great eurodance track much better than the (Blazin' Rhythm Remix) on the "Cruel Summer" album.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000IXZ1?v=glance   (1110 words)

 c r u e l s u m m e r @ the khyber, third fridays   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
CRUEL SUMMER was a monthly dance party where we played our favorite new wave, snotty girl punk rock, ladies who kick ass, funk, disco, no wave, electro/breakdance, micmac freestyle dance party, old-school, riot grrl, pop/rock, all your fave rollerskate jamz, crazy remixes, and much more.
When the Khyber Upstairs was closed in early March 2003 by LandI, Cruel Summer took a hiatus and we dj'ed a few other parties.
Now the Khyber Upstairs Lounge has reopened, Cruel Summer has become BAD REPUTATION and will feature DJ Chatty Cathy and Trishylicious on every FIRST SATURDAY of each month.
www.groovelingo.com /cruelsummer   (138 words)

 Pop-Culture-Corn: Cruel Summer
Saying goodbye to August means saying goodbye to summer--no more summer movies, no more great summer singles blasting out from the car radio, no comics conventions, no lazy sunny afternoons in an air-conditioned living room watching some mindless beach frolic on MTV.
It makes no difference that I worship summer not just because of the weather, but because of the movies and music.
What matters is that I can still walk out of the house on a pretty, cool Labor Day and glory at the blue, cloudless sky in a way no true junkie could.
www.popculturecorn.com /features/summer99/september6.html   (854 words)

 Wall Street's cruel summer - Aug. 31, 2001
All three indexes fell to their lowest levels of the year in March and April, but rose through the end of May. That was as far as they'd go; the Dow, Nasdaq and SandP fell steadily all summer.
A historically weak month for stocks, the last four weeks of the third quarter is also when companies up the pace of negative earnings pre-announcements.
But the gains never continued, and the summer rally that some analysts called for never came.
money.cnn.com /2001/08/31/markets/markets_newyork   (1037 words)

For the summer, KRC is taking off the months of July and August due to the heat, figuring that karting in 105 degree weather in the desert isn't optimal.
The car has been there for 2.5 months........which is a drag on his summer.
Bummer, this was one of the highlights of the summer, where we can feel like we are famous race car drivers, with 10,000 fans cheering you on.
www.nsxfiles.com /hell.htm   (2501 words)

 MuchMusic.com | Fromage: Cruel Summer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Summer comes and summer goes, leaving us with fading tans, wistful memories...and a lot of crappy summer videos.
Cruel Summer gives the Fromage treatment to some classic ear infections including the work of Wave, B4-4, Christina Aguilera and more!
It’s hot in the summer and, like any other part of your body, your butt sweats.
www.muchmusic.com /tv/specials/fromage_cruelsummer   (272 words)

 Tech stocks may rally this summer. - May. 31, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Before Google (Research) went public in August and helped to reenergize Internet stocks, shares of many Net darlings and other tech stocks sunk due to sluggish second quarter earnings reports and tepid third quarter guidance.
And the summer of 2002 was a scary time.
So as long as investors can temper their expectations, this could wind up being a profitable summer for tech stocks.
money.cnn.com /2005/05/31/technology/techinvestor/lamonica   (1013 words)

 The Austin Chronicle Music: Cruel Summer
Despite the Electric Lounge's comedic ventilation system, the crowd packed into the smoky club was ready to rock.
Magneto USA, who would later become Fastball, were opening for Meg Hentges, the ex-Two Nice Girl whose all-woman band was playing out with great frequency that summer.
The show's local lineup saw the regulars out in full force, and brought together musical communities punk and rock, gay and straight.
www.austinchronicle.com /issues/dispatch/2000-07-07/music_feature3.html   (2068 words)

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