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The Voyage of the Poppykettle The Voyage of the Poppykettle (later re-published as Voyage of Poppykettle) is the celebrated 1980 children's book about a group of "hairy Peruvians" setting out from Peru to discover Australia. It was written and illustrated by Robert Ingpen, who also wrote the sequel, The Unchosen Land.
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle was the second of Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle books to be published, coming out in 1922. It is nearly four times longer than its predecessor and the writing style is pitched at a more mature audience.
The Vulture (movie) Film director Yaky Yosha's third feature film, "The Vulture", which first screened in 1981, not long before the first war in Lebanon, dealt with the problematic immortalization industry resultant from young war casualties. The film provoked great controversy among the Israeli public, which felt the film has crossed a blood-red line.
The way it's meant to be played The Way It's Meant To Be Played (TWIMTBP) is a program that helps game developers to optimize and incorporate exclusive features in their games and applications exclusively for NVIDIA's graphics cards. The deal also adds a splash screen to "the way it's meant to be played" games as well as branding within the game; this is widely considered as a promotion campaign for NVIDIA.
The western wynde The Western Wynde is an early 16th century song whose tune was used as the basis (cantus firmus) of masses by English composers John Taverner, Christopher Tye and John Sheppard. The tune first appears with words in a partbook of around 1530, which contains mainly keyboard music.
The woman question This phrase is usually used in connection with a social change in the later half of the nineteenth century which questioned the fundamental roles of women in Britain and America. Issues of suffrage, reproductive rights, bodily autonomy, property rights, legal rights and medical rights, and of course marriage, dominated cultural discussions in newspapers and intellectual circles.
The writing on the wall The writing on the wall (or sometimes 'handwriting on the wall') is an expression that suggests a portent of doom or misfortune. It originates in the Biblical book of Danielâ€”where supernatural writing fortells the demise of the Babylonian Empire, but it has come to have a wide usage in language and literature.
The wrong kind of snow The wrong kind of snow is a phrase coined by the British media in 1991 after severe weather caused disruption to many of British Rail's services. It is often used as a euphemism for any kind of seemingly poor excuse.
The wrong war, at the wrong place, at the wrong time, and with the wrong enemy "The wrong war, at the wrong place, at the wrong time, and with the wrong enemy" is General Omar Bradley's famous rebuke in May 15, 1951 Congressional testimony as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to the idea of extending the Korean War into China, as proposed by General Douglas MacArthur, the commander of the U.N.
The W's The W's were a Christian ska/swing band, formed in Corvallis, Oregon in 1996. Success came quickly to the band and their first album, Fourth from the Last 1998, had the strongest debut of any Christian album to date for its distributor.
The Wabbit Who Came to Supper The Wabbit Who Came to Supper is a 1942 Warner Brothers Merrie Melodies cartoon featuring early appearances by Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd. The Elmer character is in a transitional state from his earliest appearances in Bob Clampett's shorts and the classic appearance which he adopted around 1943.
The Wacky World of Mother Goose The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1967) is a cartoon made by Rankin/Bass, written by Romeo Muller and directed by Jules Bass based on Charles Perrault's stories and nursery rhymes. It features Humpty Dumpty, the old lady who lives in a shoe, and the Crooked Man (the villain).
The Wagh El-Birket The Wagh el Birket ("The Berka", Arabic: ŮŘ¬Ů‡ Ř§Ů„Ř¨Ř±ŮŘ©) was, into the first half of the 20th century, the entertainment district (or red-light district) of Cairo, Egypt. It features prominently in several novels by Naguib Mahfouz, particularly his Cairo Trilogy.
The Waifs The Waifs is a folk rock band from Western Australia. Their 2003 album Up All Night has gone double platinum in Australia and reached the top 5 of the Australian album charts, and the band won four ARIA Awards in October 2003.
The Wailers (reggae) The Wailers was a ska, rocksteady and reggae group formed in Kingston, Jamaica in 1963, consisting of Junior Braithwaite, Beverley Kelso, Bunny Livingston (aka Bunny Wailer), Bob Marley, Peter McIntosh (aka Peter Tosh), and Cherry Smith. They were called variously The Teenagers, The Wailing Rudeboys, The Wailing Wailers, and finally The Wailers.
The Wailers (rock band) The Wailers were an American rock band from Tacoma, Washington, often considered the first garage rock group. Five 45s (four released in 1959 and one in 1960) and an LP release, The Fabulous Wailers (released December 1959 on Golden Crest Records) put the Wailers on the national scene.
The Wailin' Jennys The Wailin' Jennys are a Canadian folk music trio from Winnipeg, Manitoba and Montreal, Quebec, consisting of soprano Ruth Moody, mezzo Nicky Mehta, and alto Annabelle Chvostek. All members also play instruments (acoustic guitar, mandolin, banjo, accordion and violin).
The Wailin' Jennys EP The Wailin' Jennys EP was the debut release from the eponymous Canadian folk trio. The lineup of the group at the time was Ruth Moody, Nicky Mehta, and Cara Luft, though Cara Luft has since left the group, replaced by Annabelle Chvostek.
The Wailing Souls The Wailing Souls are a Jamaican reggae vocal group still recording and performing live, with a history going back to the 1960's. They have recorded with many top Jamaican producers including Coxsone Dodd of studio one, Lloyd "King Jammy" James, Henry "Junjo" Lawes, Delroy Wright and Freddie McGregor, as well as some early recordings at Bob Marley's Tuff Gong.
The Wails The Wails are a musical group from Brooklyn, New York, comprised of guitarist Tom Hagen, vocalist Caroline, bassist Craig, and drummer/tabla player Nick Smith. The Wails, one could say, had its genesis over 10 years ago in Columbia Mo when Caroline and Tom played in the band "iD".
The Waiting (film) The Waiting is an upcoming horror/thriller directed by Alexandre Aja, the director of The Hills Have Eyes, and written by Wes Craven. Aja has said about his film relationship with Craven, "it's much more psychological and supernatural than our previous films" and later compares this film to Don't Look Now and The Vanishing..
The Waitresses The Waitresses were an experimental New Wave band from Kent, Ohio,United States]. The group was led by [[Chris Butler (musician)|Chris Butler, although lead vocals were performed by Patty Donahue, who died of lung cancer on December 9, 1996.
The Wake (band) The Wake were a British indie band, founded in Glasgow in 1981 by Gerard "Caesar" McInulty, Steven Allen and Joe Donnelly, who was later replaced by Bobby Gillespie. Steven's sister Carolyn Allen soon joined, and remained in the band until its end.
The Wake Student Magazine The Wake Student Magazine is a weekly student-operated news and entertainment publication for which University of Minnesota students from many disciplines do all of the reporting, writing, editing, illustration, photography, layout and business management. Student activities fees account for roughly 80 percent of its funding and are supplemented by advertising revenue.
The Walden School The Walden School is a private summer music camp situated on the campus of the Dublin School, in Dublin, New Hampshire, USA. It is a five-week residential program which hosts approximately 45 students aged 10-18 and focuses on developing musicianship through composition, improvisation and choral training.
The Waldorf School Established in 1971, The Waldorf School in Lexington, Massachusetts is a Pre-K through Grade 8 independent school. As of January 2006, the school serves 250 students with 54 full- and part-time faculty and staff members.
The Walk (The Time song) "The Walk" opens side 2 of The Time's second album, What Time Is It?. Recorded for the album at Sunset Sound in January 1982, the song was produced, arranged, composed and performed by Prince with Morris Day later adding his lead vocals and Vanity 6 providing some backing vocals.
The Walk (The X-Files) "The Walk" is the seventh episode of the third season of The X-Files. Another failed suicide attempt by a patient in a military hospital interests Mulder with the talk of a "phantom soldier" which has prevented the man's death.
The Walk Ons The Walk Ons are a four-man band that originated in the New York City area in the spring of 2003. The members are: Krikor Daglian (lead vocals, guitar), Nate Donlon (lead guitar, vocals), Phil Wedo (bass, vocals) and Alex Still (drums, vocals).
The Walkers of Southgate The Walkers of Southgate were a remarkable cricketing family who lived at Arnos Grove in Southgate, Middlesex. They were influential in establishing the Middlesex County Cricket Club in 1864 and dominated their affairs for over forty years.
The Walking Dead The Walking Dead is a monthly black and white comic, published by Image Comics beginning in 2003. The comic was created by writer Robert Kirkman and artist Tony Moore (replaced by Charlie Adlard from issue #7 onward) and chronicles the travels of a group of people trying to survive in a world overrun by zombies.
The Walking Hellos The Walking Hellos are a Brooklyn, NY-based indie rock band featuring Myla Goldberg on accordion and banjo, Rose Thomson, formerly of Babe the Blue Ox, on bass, Val Opielski on guitar, and Heather Wagner on drums.
The Wall (Book) One of Jean-Paul Sartre's greatest existentialist works, The Wall is a book of short stories containing the eponymous story The Wall. The 5 stories (Le mur, Le chambre, Erostrate, Intimate, L'enfance d'un chef) reflect the cruel and absurd experiences Sartre went through as a volunteer during the war.
The Wall (short stories) The Wall ("ĐˇŃŚŃ†ŃŹĐ˝Đ°") is a collection of short stories by the famous Belarusian writer Vasil BykaĹ. The book deals with the tragic fate of Belarus, from Stalinist repressions (novella Yellow Sand) and World War II battles that left Belarus in ruins to the dismal life of the Belarusian people in 1990s.
The Wall of the Sky, the Wall of the Eye The Wall of the Sky, the Wall of the Eye is a collection of seven short stories by Jonathan Lethem published in 1996. In 2002 a collection of the same name appeared in the UK which contained a different set of stories.
The Wall Street Journal Asia The Wall Street Journal Asia is a version of The Wall Street Journal that provides news and analysis of global business developments for an Asian audience. The Wall Street Journal Asia was changed from its original name, The Asian Wall Street Journal, on 17 October 2005.
The Wall Street Journal Special Editions The Wall Street Journal Special Editions is a venture launched in 1994 by The Wall Street Journal to expand its readership abroad, especially in the Americas. It publishes pages, bearing the Journal's banner, within major daily and weekly newspapers around the world featuring selected content from The Wall Street Journal.
The Wallet of Time Produced in 1913, The Wallet of Time is a publication by William Winter, in two volumes. Its title is taken from the words of William Shakespeare: "Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion,...
The Wallets The Wallets were a band from the Twin Cities. Founded as an experimental group by accordionist Steve Kramer and managed by Bob Hest, the band performed for most of their career as a quintet featuring Kramer, drummer Erik Anderson, bassist Jim Clifford, keyboardist Rod Gordon, and saxophonist Max Ray.
The Walls and Gates of Peking The Walls and Gates of Peking was a book written by Osvald Siren and originally published for 800 copies by John Lane in London in 1924. It provides historical records of the walls and gates of Beijing and has 109 photos taken by Osvald Siren and 50 architectural drawings made by Chinese artists.
The Walrus The Walrus is a Canadian general interest magazine which publishes long form journalism on Canadian and international affairs, along with fiction and poetry by Canadian writers. It launched in September 2003, as an attempt to create a Canadian equivalent to American magazines such as Harper's, Atlantic Monthly or The New Yorker.
The Walrus and the Carpenter "The Walrus and the Carpenter" is a poem by Lewis Carroll that appeared in his book Through the Looking-Glass, published in December 1871. The poem is recited in chapter four, by Tweedledum and Tweedledee to Alice.
The Walruss The Walruss is an alternative, bi-weekly, free newspaper available at supermarkets, Youngstown State University, and other local businesses in the Mahoning Valley. The publication's headquarters is located on South Avenue.
The Walt Disney Family Museum The Walt Disney Family Museum is a future museum that is currenly being built at the Presidio of San Francisco. When completed, the museum will house memorabilia and artifacts relating to the life and career of Walt Disney.
The Walter Winchell Show Columnist Walter Winchell had been a mainstay on the early years of ABC television with a simulcast of his 15-minute weekly time radio show until he left ABC in 1955 in a dispute with executives. The Walter Winchell Show of 1960 was the result of his agreement to come back, this time with a half hour, television-only broadcast.
The Walter Winchell Show (1956) By 1956, Walter Winchell had already had an extensive career as a vaudevillian, a syndicated columnist, and, for a while, as a Red-baiter in Senator Joseph McCarthy's crusade against communism as a writer and broadcaster. Winchell had hitched his career to McCarthy's then-rising star in the early 1950s but had managed to maintain sufficient distance that his own career was largely undamaged by McCarthy's spectacular fall in 1954.
The Waltons (UK band) The Waltons was an anarchic band from the Isle of Wight in the UK. The socio-political post-punk/rock 5-piece fronted by Tony Gregson (aka Tony Walton), had one minor hit with Brown Rice (the long grain mix) in the mid-eighties and starred in an early Colin Nutley movie shot on the island called Annika about an Island boy falling in love with a Swedish exchange student.
The Wanderer (poem) The Wanderer is an Old English poem from the 10th century, preserved in the Exeter Book. The date of composition is unknown but most certainly predates 1070 AD, as it was probably part of an earlier, oral literary culture.
The Wanderer (Waltari) The Wanderer is a fictional book by Mika Waltari, part 2 of 2, telling of the adventures of a young Finnish man, Mikael Karvajalka, in 16th century medieval Europe. It tells the story how Mikael turns from Christianity to Islam and rises to a high state in the court of Suleiman the Magnificent.
The Wannabes The Wannabes was a 2003 Australian motion picture comedy starring Nick Giannopoulos, Russel Dykstra, Isla Fisher, Ryan Johnson, Michael Carman, Lena Cruz, Tony Nikolakopoulos, Costas Kilias, Chantal Contouri and Felix Williamson.
The Wanton Song "The Wanton Song" is a song by English rock band Led Zeppelin from their 1975 album Physical Graffiti. The song came about as the result of a jam session at rehearsals and features a riff from Jimmy Page.
The Wapshot Chronicle The Wapshot Chronicle is a 1957 novel by John Cheever about an eccentric family who live in a Massachusetts fishing village. It won a National Book Award in 1958 and was followed by a sequel in 1964, The Wapshot Scandal.
The War (Angels and Airwaves song) "The War" is the fourth single off of Angels And Airwaves' debut album, We Don't Need to Whisper as confirmed by front man Tom Delonge in a call to the Army of Angels right before the VMAs. The band released the short film for the song on October 27th, 2006.
The War (boxing) The War was the nickname given by promoter Bob Arum to boxing's world Middleweight championship superfight bout between Undisputed Champion Marvin Hagler (60-2-2 50 KO1) and challenger Thomas Hearns (40-1 34 KO1), who was himself the world's Jr. Middleweight champion.
The War (comics) The War was a four issue comic book limited series, published by Marvel Comics. The final publication in Marvel's New Universe line, it resolved a number of unfinished plotlines and radically changed the New Universe setting.
The War (documentary) The War is a Ken Burns documentary in production and tentatively set to be released in 2007. The film focuses on World War II through the lenses of four "quinessentially American towns" in a "bottom up" fashion.
The War (song) "The War" is a song by the from New Power Generation, headed by Prince (then known as ) from 1998. The song was initially given away to customers who pre-ordered Prince's Crystal Ball album and experienced delivery troubles.
The War at Home (1979 film) The War at Home was a documentary film about the anti-war movement in the Madison, Wisconsin area during the Vietnam War. It combines archival footage and interviews with the participants to explore the events of the period on around the University of Wisconsin campus.
The War Against the Chtorr The War Against the Chtorr is a series of novels written by David Gerrold. Although critically acclaimed as a superior example of science fiction literature, the Chtorr story is currently incomplete and is intended to be continued beyond its present cliffhanger ending.
The War for Muslim Minds The War for Muslim Minds is a 2004 book by French author and scholar Gilles Kepel and translation from the French of Fitna: guerre au coeur de l'Islam. It explores Muslim's relationship to the west, especially those after the September 11, 2001 attacks.
The War Game The War Game is a 1965 television film on nuclear war. Written, directed, and produced by Peter Watkins for the BBC's The Wednesday Play strand, its depiction of the impact of Soviet nuclear attack on Britain caused dismay within the BBC and in government.
The War Games The War Games is a serial in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which originally aired in ten weekly parts from April 19 to June 21, 1969. It was the last regular appearance of Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor, and of Wendy Padbury and Frazer Hines as companions Zoe Heriot and Jamie McCrimmon.
The War Illustrated The War Illustrated was a British war magazine published in London by William Berry (later Viscount Camrose and owner of The Daily Telegraph). It was first released on 22 August, 1914, eighteen days after the United Kingdom declared war on Germany, and regular issues continued throughout World War I.
The War Is Over: The Best of Phil Ochs The War Is Over: The Best of Phil Ochs was a 1988 compilation of Phil Ochs' works on A&M Records recorded between 1967 and 1970. With varying amounts of tracks from the albums, between two and five, from each album except Gunfight At Carnegie Hall (which was unrepresented), it paints a portrait of Ochs' later works that does not emphasize his folk songs, instead presenting the more introspective and/or experimental tracks.
The War Lover The War Lover (1962) is a black and white war film with added drama around human characters. The movie was loosely based on a novel of the same name published in 1959 by John Hersey, altering the names of characters and events but retaining its basic framework.
The War Machines The War Machines is a serial in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in 4 weekly parts from June 25 to July 16, 1966. This serial is the first appearance of Michael Craze and Anneke Wills as the companions Ben Jackson and Polly, as well as marking the departure of Jackie Lane as Dodo Chaplet.
The War of Genesis Arena (On-line) Now no longer in service, The War of Genesis Arena was an extra feature for the War of Genesis III Part 2. It was a game in which players controlled one of the characters in War of Genesis III Part 1 and Part 2 to play a cooperative SRPG style game online.
The War of Genesis III War of Genesis III, (Korean: ě°˝ě„¸ę¸°ě „ 3 (Changsegijeon theuri)) is a console and computer role-playing game released by Softmax in 1999. Additionally, this title is unofficially known as War of Genesis III: Part 1 to distinguish the sequel, War of Genesis III: Part 2.
The War of Genesis Side Story I: Rhapsody of Zephyr The War of Genesis Side Story I: Rhapsody of Zephyr(Changsegijun seo-poong-ui gwang-si-gok, ě°˝ě„¸ę¸°ě „ ě„śí’Ťěť ę´‘ě‹śęłˇ) is a turn-based RPG created by Softmax. The game's ambience, theme, and story follow from "The Count of Monte Cristo.
The War that Made America The War that Made America is a PBS miniseries about the French and Indian War, which was first aired in January 2006. The series features extensive reenactments of historical events, with on-screen narration provided by Canadian actor Graham Greene.
The War Tapes The War Tapes is the first war documentary filmed by soldiers themselves. It follows the deployment of three New Hampshire National Guard soldiers before, during, and after their deployment a year after the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
The War Wagon The War Wagon is a 1967 western film directed by Burt Kennedy and adapted by Clair Huffaker from her own novel. The film, which featured John Wayne in one of his few roles as a "bad guy," received generally positive reviews.
The Warden (software) The Warden (also known as Warden Client) is a anti-cheating tool integrated in World of Warcraft, and Diablo II by Blizzard Entertainment. The Warden searches for familiar signatures of cheating tools as well as looks at the contents of any open windows while World of Warcraft is running.
The Wardstone Chronicles The Wardstone Chronicles (also known as Spook Books to fans) are a series of books written by the author Joseph Delaney and published by Random House. The series, thus far, is about a thirteen year old child, named Thomas J.
The Warehouse (Syracuse) The Warehouse in Downtown Syracuse, New York, United States, is a former storage warehouse of the Syracuse-based Dunk and Bright Furniture Company. It was purchased in 2005 by Syracuse University"SU Plans 'Historic' Move Downtown -
The Warehouse Theatre The Warehouse Theatre, located in Hope Street, Weymouth, Dorset has been home to the Weymouth Drama Club since 1993. The Drama Club owns and runs the property, which is primarily used for rehearsing forthcoming productions, although also includes:
The Warlock The Warlock (HĂ¤xmĂ¤stĂ¤ren in Swedish, "Heksemesteren" in Norwegian) is a series of books by Norwegian-Swedish author Margit Sandemo. This series is Margit Sandemos second, following the extremely popular The Ice People, and is generally viewed as "Very good, but not quite as good as the first".
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (ISBN 1-84046-387-2) is a single-player roleplaying gamebook written by Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone, illustrated by Russ Nicholson and originally published in 1982. It forms part of Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone's Fighting Fantasy series.
The Warlord Chronicles The Warlord Chronicles is a trilogy of books about Arthurian Britain written by Bernard Cornwell (perhaps best known for his Richard Sharpe adventures). The story is written as a mixture of historical fiction and Arthurian mythology.
The Warlord of Mars The Warlord of Mars is a science fiction novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the third of his famous Barsoom series. Burroughs began writing it in June, 1913, going through five working titles; "Yellow Men of Barsoom," "The Fighting Prince of Mars," "Across Savage Mars," "The Prince of Helium," and "The War Lord of Mars.
The Warriors (novel) Written in 1965, Sol Yurick's novel that became the inspiration for The Warriors cult classic movie. Compared to the movie, the novel takes a closer look at the concepts of sexuality, reputation, family, and survival.
The Wars of the Jews The Wars of the Jews (or The History of the Destruction of Jerusalem, or as it usually appears in modern English translations, The Jewish War - original title: Phlauiou IĂ´sĂŞpou historia IoudaĂŻkou polemou pros RhĂ´maious bibliona) is a book written in Greek by the 1st century Jewish historian Josephus. It is a description of Jewish history from the capture of Jerusalem by the Seleucid ruler Antiochus IV Epiphanes in 164 BC to the fall and destruction of Jerusalem in the First Jewish-Roman War in AD 73.
The Warwickshire Yeomanry The Warwickshire Yeomanry was a yeomanry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1794, which served as a cavalry and dismounted infantry regiment in the First World War and as a cavalry and an armoured regiment in the Second World War, before being amalgamated into The Queen's Own Warwickshire and Worcestershire Yeomanry in 1956.
The Wash The Wash is the square-mouthed estuary on the northwest margin of East Anglia on the east coast of England, "where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire". It is among the largest estuaries in the United Kingdom.
The Wash (film) The Wash was a hip-hop-styled film released on November 16, 2001 featuring Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Xzibit and DJ Pooh, with an appearance made by Eminem (although he wanted 8 Mile to be his film debut, so he remained "uncredited").
The Washington Daily News Washington Daily News was a tabloid style newspaper serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The newspaper was born on November 8, 1921 and competed with four established local daily newspapers, the Washington Post, the Washington Times (not to be confused with the current Washington Times), the Washington Herald, and the Washington Star (The Evening Star).
The Washington Times The Washington TimesThe paper should not be confused with a previously existing paper of the same name established in 1893, which later became the Washington Times-Herald, and, still later, in 1954, was purchased by the Washington Post. Nor should it be considered the successor to the Washington Star, an afternoon paper which closed in August 1981.
The Washingtonians The Washingtonians is a short story written by Bentley Little. It details a man discovering a shocking secret about George Washington that could shatter the world's view of America forever, and the murderous brotherhood sworn to keep the secret safe.
The Wasp Woman The Wasp Woman (Also known by the title "The Bee Girl" and "Insect Woman") is a science fiction movie directed by Roger Corman which was completed in 1959 (though most audiences didn't see the film till the official release on February 12, 1960). To pad out the running time when the film was released to television two years later, a new prologue was added by director Jack Hill.
The Wasps (Vaughan Williams) The Wasps is a suite for orchestra composed by the prominent British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams in 1909. It originally premiered as incidental music for a production of Aristophanes' The Wasps at Cambridge University.
The Wataugans The Wataugans is an outdoor historical drama that takes place in Elizabethton, Tennessee, at the Sycamore Shoals Historic Area. It is presented by the Watauga Historical Association every July on the last three Thursday-Friday-Saturday weekends of the month.
The Water Is Wide (book) The Water Is Wide is a 1972 fiction book by Pat Conroy based on his work as a teacher on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, which is called Yamacraw Island in the book. Yamacraw is a poor, run-down island which has no bridges and little infrastructure.
The Water Is Wide (song) "The Water Is Wide" (also called "O Waly, Waly") is an English folk song that has been sung since the 1600s and has seen considerable popularity through to the 21st century. It is related to Child Ballad 204 (Roud number 87), Jamie Douglas, which in turn refers to the ostensibly unhappy first marriage of James Douglas, 2nd Marquess of Douglas to Lady Barbara Erskine.
The Watermelon Woman The Watermelon Woman was a 1996 feature film by filmmaker Cheryl Dunye about Cheryl, a young black lesbian working a dayjob in a video store while trying to make a film about a Black actress from the 1930's known for playing the stereotypical "mammy' roles relegated to Black actresses durng the time period.
The WaterWheel Foundation The WaterWheel Foundation was created by Phish in 1997 to oversee their charitable activities. Initially, the Foundation included The Touring Division, The Giving Program, and the Lake Champlain Initiative, but, as the band has stopped touring, The Touring Division and the Giving Program are now defunct.
The Watcher (TV series) The Watcher was a TV show that premiered on UPN in January 1995, during that networkâ€™s disastrous first season. Like every other UPN show premiering that year save Star Trek: Voyager, it did not survive its first season.
The Watcher in the Woods The Watcher in the Woods is a 1980 film best known as an atypical live action Disney movie that has become a cult classic. The film spans numerous genres, including: family, mystery, suspense, thriller, horror, and science fiction.
The Watchers The Watchers is a novel by Dean Koontz. It revolves around a man who befriends a genetically engineered Golden Retriever named Einstein and has to eventually fight off a monster known as "The Outsider".
The Watchtower The Watchtower is an illustrated religious magazine printed and published by Jehovah's Witnesses via their Watchtower Bible and Tract Society in Wallkill, Ulster County, New York and branch offices around the world.