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  • Near the street, Danny would sit bare-chested on a lawn chair or wooden bench, making himself an easy target for his enemies but waving to his admirers.

    Kill the Irishman

  • They were bare-chested, T-shirts wrapped around their heads like turbans, leaning against a pick-up truck.

    The Majesties

  • Among the photos posted Monday on BigGovernment.com is an image of a bare-chested man flexing his muscles.

    Rep. Weiner admits to sending lewd photos

  • Video monitors in the galleries, meanwhile, will display scenes of a boar barong dance, a cremation ceremony, street processions, shadow puppetry, bare-chested men chanting around a fire.

    Island Art, and All That Comes With It

  • Except, perhaps, for the inclusion of the dance's peat-covered stage, strikingly filmed here as it's being put in place, there seems little about this Sturm und Drang battle of the sexes for barefoot women in thin slips and bare-chested, barefoot men in black slacks that trendy French modernist Maurice Béjart or any number of earnest modern-dance practitioners might not have done.

    A Posthumous Spotlight on a Force of Nature

  • But the widely circulated footage of Qaddafi's corpse, bare-chested and covered in blood, bears a special significance.

    Igor Cherstich: Qaddafi Death Shows He Was Just a Man

  • Indeed, I believe that the only thing that should be allowed at football games are truly dignified displays like women jumping up and down in lycra with pompoms and cleavage, and bare-chested, pot-bellied men with their teams written across their stomachs, and people wearing cheese hats on their heads.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Tim Tebow Infiltrates the Secular Cathedral of Sport

  • His song "Cry To Me" featured in the background as a bare-chested Patrick Swayze danced seductively with Jennifer Grey in one of the most memorable scenes from the movie "Dirty Dancing."

    Solomon Burke Dead: Dies On Flight To Amsterdam

  • Photos of him at Oxford social events—in one case bare-chested, other times in a tuxedo or fancy dress—have been widely circulated online.

    Children of the Revolution

  • Like the bare-chested Methuselah who showed up at the vintage-car race in Pittsburgh's Schenley Park last Sunday.

    Hey, Buddy, Keep Your Shirt On!

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