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  • It was — to use the title of his most famous composition — "Capricious," and it's no surprise that while playing with Taylor, a major musician like Mulligan would burst out laughing.

    The First Spokesman

  • There are adaptations of works by Milan Kundera (No Laughing Matter, 1965); Vladislav Vancura (Jirí Menzel's comical Capricious Summer, 1967) and Jaroslav Hašek (a 1959 version of his classic novel Good Soldier Švejk), not to mention two literary adaptations by special guest Juraj Herz: cult 1960s classic The Cremator and recent wartime drama Habermann.

    This week's new film events

  • Capricious: prone to irrational and unpredictable changes in mood and behavior.

    My name is not a URL | FactoryCity

  • The Look: Capricious and cute and always a little quirky, this look mixes high and low, vintage and new.

    The Shopping Diet

  • We heard of the meetings behind closed doors and we shuddered to think these Capricious moguls and Bush enablers were in the same room with our delegates and our candidates.

    Give Obama a Chance to Do What?

  • Capricious and irrational government policy under both the Bush and Obama administrations created tremendous uncertainty, resulting in massive fear in the hearts of people.

    Concrete Thoughts: Inflation Valuation

  • Capricious satisfaction of wants has transplanted patient and planned fulfillment of needs or considerations for the future.

    Myths Of Debt To Be Corrected For 2009

  • Capricious tax inspections and vague extremism laws are designed to intimidate international broadcasters, including Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and the BBC.

    A Decade of Putinism

  • Capricious government intervention in cases where it is neither required nor appropriate constitutes another condition that may create a market failure.

    A Government Failure, Not a Market Failure

  • Capricious changes in fees and access are just some of the problems that arise from a market-based health care system.

    Universal Health Care, Duh!

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