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Famous birthdays for Jan. 8: Noah Cyrus, Jenny Lewis

Famous birthdays for Jan. 8: Noah Cyrus, Jenny Lewis

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Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: Advertisement -- Publisher Frank Doubleday in 1862 -- Actor William Hartnell in 1908 -- Comic actor Larry Storch in 1923 (age 98) -- Newsman Charles Osgood in 1933 (age 88) -- Elvis Presley, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's "undisputed king," in 1935 -- Singer Shirley Bassey in 1937 (age 84) Photo by Rune Hellestad/ UPI -- Game show host Bob Eubanks in 1938 (age 83) -- British comedian Graham Chapman in 1941 -- Actor Yvette Mimieux in 1942 (age 79) -- British physicist/author Stephen Hawking 1942 -- Author Terry Brooks in 1944 (age 77) -- Radio talk show host Kojo Nnamdi in 1945 (age 76) -- Rock and Ro...
Jenny Lewis: 'I'm a barf bag poet'

Jenny Lewis: 'I'm a barf bag poet'

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Five years on from her last solo record, US singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis, formerly of Rilo Kiley, is back with a new album. Our man caught up with her.Narcolepsy, peanut allergies, soggy Weetabix and the actor Jeff Goldblum are just a few of the things Jenny Lewis talks about during her interview with BBC News.Other topics include party clowns, rotary phones (she collects them), institutional sexism and drinking PG Tips tea to lubricate her vocal cords ("it's my studio secret").Clearly the singer is witty and engaging and curious - about the world, about relationships and how phones affect us all."Looking at a phone is like reading someone's mind," she says. "So their mind is just sitting out on the table when they're not in the...