The Who2 Blog May 2009

Jay Leno Moves On

Tonight is the last night for Jay Leno on NBC's The Tonight Show. He'll be replaced by Conan O'Brien next week. For your amusement, here's Leno from his comedian days, being interviewed on Canadian TV:

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Sara Jane Moore Speaks

Released from prison at the end of 2007 after serving 32 years, would-be presidential assassin Sara Jane Moore was interviewed by Matt Lauer on TV this week.

Moore was sent to jail for taking a shot at President Gerald Ford in 1975.

She says she's tired of being thought of as "a kook, a monster... an alien."

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Rare Audrey Hepburn Stamp Sold

In Germany somebody paid $93,800 for a rare postage stamp that shows Audrey Hepburn with a cigarette holder in her mouth.

The stamp was printed in 2001 by Germany, but Hepburn's son objected to the image of her smoking and didn't give his permission so the stamps were destroyed. Most of them, anyway. They say an employee scampered off with some and used them as regular postage stamps. Since 2004 five of the stamps have been found.

You can see the stamp in this exceedingly dull video from the Associated Press:

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Happy Birthday, Dead Miles Davis

Miles Davis would have been 83 today, but he died in 1991.

To honor the master trumpeter, we looked around and found this video of him playing that wild, ground-breaking piece "Bitches Brew":

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Farewell, T.I.

Just before heading to prison for a year (for trying to buy machine guns), rapper T.I. -- born as Clifford Harris, Jr. -- gave a concert at an Atlanta arena this weekend. There's news and video about the event here.