In the deserted warehouse section of Lower New
Haven there is a sparking-bright new quintet destined to dominate the
international airwaves. Rehearsing diligently, TV Neats was first
plotted then fabricated by Ricky Rondo, formerly the leader of Hot
Bodies. Ricky spent the fall of 1980 producing some local demos,
searching for the perfect combination of looks, vocals, and creativity.
He approached guitarist and vocalist of the Ex-Cerpts, Michael Priggen
and lead singer/keyboard player of The Kids, Ms. Robyn Ouiba to form TV
Neats. Bassist Chipper Anderson, a former local musician was called
from Hollywood, as he fit right into TV Neats musical attitude.
The band then immediately picked four songs and recorded them in a few
short weeks. The entire group has developed in an incredibly rapid
fashion, all members agreeing in attitude and direction, not unlike
many other hit machines. If local response is any clue (Was I) Dreamin'
Again has the possibility of being a colossal midsummer smash for 1981.
"Give Me More" shows a moody and structured style while "Shadows" and
"Runnin' Round" are as pop as can be and dance city all the way. The
gems just keep coming. TV Neats entire set is worthy of any major
labels interest: All differ in style but maintain a consistency in
sound while being thoroughly recognizable after just one taste.
TV Neats has the hits. TV Neats has the image. TV Neats would like to
be on your record label so they can infect the ears of the young record
buying public with their contagious style of pop with a twist.
Baghdad Photo Scandal "On March 28th 2006, Howard Kaloogian's campaign website contained a photograph which he claims to have recently taken in downtown Baghdad. It was accompanied by the description: "We took this photo of downtown Baghdad while we were in Iraq. Iraq (including Baghdad) is much more calm and stable than what many people believe it to be. But, each day the news media finds any violence occurring in the country and screams and shouts about it - in part because many journalists are opposed to the U.S. effort to fight terrorism."
Upon further analysis by members of a discussion forum on Democratic Underground, it was found that this photo was actually a fake photo of Baghdad, because it was most likely taken in Istanbul, Turkey. Many inconsistencies, including the following, were found: Many signs are written in Turkish, but none in Arabic, Women are seen wearing revealing (western) clothes, Taxi cabs are similar to those seen in Istanbul, Uniquely Turkish traffic signs are present, Signs of businesses based solely in Turkey are present."