New York -
Aflac has kicked off a campaign that includes a nationwide search for a unique person to become the new voice for the insurer's love-able duck mascot. Do you have what it takes to quack the best duck voice-over for the insurance giant?
Comedian Gilbert Gottfried, well known for his high pitched duck-like voice-overs for the insurance firm Aflac, has been fired by the company after posting a slew of tasteless Japanese earthquake jokes and tsunami comments on his Twitter account.
Scott D. Clark, a guest at the Embassy Suites Hotel in St. Paul, cornered the duck early Saturday morning, grabbed the bird and ripped its head from its body while a hotel security guard and others watched, police said.
Loire Estuary 2007, an outdoor contemporary art exhibit is taking place in France right now. The art of 30 artists from around the world is featured. Featured along a 40 mile stretch of the Loire River.
A little brightening of the highlights and darkening of the shadows and a wee bit of saturation makes this picture look just the way I remember the scene. Of course, I'm getting up there and my memory isn't what it once was.