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  • "Oh, my God, it's really him!" one squealed, as the two rushed to stroke their idol's glossy mane and the white star on his forehead.

    Defying Neigh-Sayers, a New Star Hoofs It Onto the World Stage

  • Within about 20 seconds, Pete gave me a frowning look of "Hmph ... well, okay, all right ... you can stay there." and so I spent the rest of the show at my idol's feet enjoying lots of eye contact with my hero and the brutal volume of his guitar.

    Binky Philips: Pete Townshend Meets My Mom and Dad at the Fillmore East

  • Mirac Development's Countdown/iCountdown Bieber iPhone or Android, for instance, features merely a countdown clock to the sixteen year old idol's eighteenth birthday, yet generated 30,000 downloads within the first week of its release.

    Eliot Van Buskirk: Bieber Fever Strikes iPhone, Android

  • Apart from his own acknowledged dishonesty as the organization's spokesman, he still shares his former idol's toxic political views.

    Radical Transparency

  • Mirac Development's Countdown/iCountdown Bieber iPhone or Android, for instance, features merely a countdown clock to the sixteen year old idol's eighteenth birthday, yet generated 30,000 downloads within the first week of its release.

    Eliot Van Buskirk: Bieber Fever Strikes iPhone, Android

  • Even a cursory look at Mr. Weschler's investments reveals his idol's influence.

    Ready to Try On Mr. Buffett's Shoes

  • She seems pretty pleased with herself that she has converted another fan for her idol's team... until I start to question a few things.

    Vanessa Carmichael: Reality Women

  • Although he coldly calculates Antony's destruction, this pursed-lipped Caesar weeps helplessly at the news of his idol's suicide and, having wiped clean the sword on to which the old soldier fell, he reverently tucks his bloody handkerchief into his breast pocket, as though it were a precious relic.

    Antony and Cleopatra – review

  • She seems pretty pleased with herself that she has converted another fan for her idol's team... until I start to question a few things.

    Vanessa Carmichael: Reality Women

  • Ambitious participants displayed slick pompadour hairdos, blue suede shoes and plenty of gold lamé before taking to the stage to croon send-ups of their idol's greatest hits, like "Hound Dog" and "Love Me Tender."

    Europe's Elvis Impersonators Strut Their Stuff

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