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plant of the week - Baltimore Sun
The white panicles of this 12- to 20-foot small tree/large shrub give it a unique, shaggy look. The clean leaves, up to 8 inches long, stay attractive all summer. Usually disease- and pest-free, the plant handles a range of soils, though it prefers...
Police: Woman assaulted in home - Iowa City Press Citizen
The suspect was described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 160 pounds, with shaggy dark hair. He reportedly was wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans. Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $1000 for information leading to the...
Canucks mystery machine stolen, found; Shaggy, Scooby unhurt - Yahoo! Sports
By Greg Wyshynski Turning a ratty, decrepit vehicle into a fan party wagon was always something we associated with the NFL more than the NHL. You know, like those old school buses with team colors you'd see parked at the stadium around 7 am,...
City cops seek robber of CVS - Pawtucket Times
The man is described as being between 20 and 30 years' old and about 6' to 6 ' 2” tall with a medium build and shaggy hair. He was wearing a camouflage-print baseball hat, a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, khaki pants and black sneakers....
Zoinks! Shaggy has left Top Field. - Comet 24
"Shaggy", as Barnes is affectionately known at Top field due to his resemblance to the Scooby Doo character of the same name, sat down with Colin Payne and his backroom staff at the club's presentation evening on Friday evening and told them the news....
Shaggy Pines Dog Park named "Best Community Outreach" - WZZM
GRAND RAPIDS, MI (WZZM)- Shaggy Pines Dog Park in Cascade Township has been named one of "America's Best Dog Parks of 2009" in the June issue of Dog Fancy magazine. Shaggy Pines was chosen for "Best Community Outreach." Magazine editors were impressed...
Shaggy story with Cesar - Antrim Times
FROM violent Chihuahuas to neurotic Great Danes, from paranoid Poodles to bullish Boxers, from malcontent Mastiffs to rowdy Retrievers, dogs are not always man's best friend. Thankfully, help is at hand in the form of world renowned dog whisperer Cesar...
Win sends Galaxy into dreamland! - Barry and District News
This goal arrived in the 18th minute and, as the Villa and Imps scouts were making their notes, they heard a cry 'go on Shaggy'. There was the irrepressible 'Shaggy' Williams latching onto a Dawkins flick outside the area. He demonstrated the benefit...
Uganda Entertainment News: Shaggy to paint Kampala Orange -
In May this year, Orange Telecom is bringing Jamaican American Reggae star, Shaggy to Uganda. Shaggy and Sarakasi together with acrobat group will on May 23 be performing at the carnival that starts at Shoprite Lugogo from 9:30 am and later and an...
UT alum Leonard shares Texas Open lead - Houston Chronicle
So, after yanking a 6-iron wide of the 18th green early Thursday evening, the poorest effort of his opening round, the three-time winner of the event stood over his ball in the shaggy grass with a sense of familiar anticipation....

Shaggy (musician)

Shaggy (2006)

Orville Richard Burrell (born October 22, 1968, Kingston, Jamaica), better known by his stage name Shaggy, is Grammy nomintated a Jamaican-American reggae singer who takes his nickname from Scooby-Doo's companion—a nickname given to him by his friends during his teenage years because his name bore a similarity to the Scooby Doo character. He is especially notable for his distinctive sub-baritone voice. Speaking on 'This Morning' on August 27, 2008, Burrell states the name Shaggy is a reference to his then hairstyle.

His family moved to the United States from Jamaica and they settled in the neighborhood of Flatbush, Brooklyn, located in New York City. Shaggy moved to Valley Stream, New York, and made one of his own recording studios in the town.

Upon his return from the Persian Gulf, he decided to pursue his music career and his first hit in 1993: "Oh Carolina", was a dancehall re-make of a ska hit by the Folkes Brothers. The same year, Shaggy appeared on Kenny Dope's hip hop album "The Unreleased Project". He worked together with producers such as Sting Intl., Don One (who cut his first track), Lloyd 'Spiderman' Campbell and Robert Livingston. He had further big hits, including "Boombastic" in 1995, the theme tune of a popular Levi's commercial.

He then had a major comeback in 2001, featuring worldwide number-one hit singles "It Wasn't Me" and "Angel", the latter of which was built around two song samples - Merrilee Rush's 1968 hit "Angel of the Morning" (which was remade in 1981 by Juice Newton), and The Steve Miller Band's 1973 hit "The Joker". The album Hot Shot, from which those cuts came, would hit number one on the Billboard 200 and UK album chart.

However, his 2002 release Lucky Day, and the 2005 album Clothes Drop failed to match Hot Shot's success, although Lucky Day still went gold.

Shaggy remade the Scooby-Doo theme song on the soundtrack entitled "Shaggy, Where Are You?".

Shaggy recorded the theme for Showtime, a 2002 movie.

On March 11, 2007, Shaggy performed the official song of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007, entitled "The Game of Love and Unity", with Barbadian entertainer Rupee and Trinidadian Fay-Ann Lyons at the opening ceremony at The Greenfield Stadium, Trelawny, Jamaica.

Shaggy left Universal and will be releasing his latest album under his own label, Big Yard Records with distribution by VP Records.

On August 2007, he joined Cyndi Lauper in Singapore for the Sonnet Music Festival, where they performed "Girls Just Want To Have Fun".

On October 15, 2007, he was awarded the Jamaican Order of Distinction in the rank of Commander (CD).

In January 2008, Shaggy performed a concert with Natalia and En Vogue in Antwerp.

In 2008, UEFA chose Shaggy to record the official anthem for the Mascots (Trix and Flix) of the Euro 2008 football tournament held in Austria and Switzerland. The song is called "Feel the Rush".

In the summer of 2008 he appeared on VH1's I Love The New Millenium.

On 4 December, Intoxication was nominated for Best Reggae Album at the 51st Grammy Awards.

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Angel (Shaggy song)

“Angel” cover

The song uses the bassline from "The Joker" by Steve Miller (1973), and also borrows from "Angel of the Morning," written by Chip Taylor and best known by the singer Juice Newton (1981).

The music video was directed by Cameron Casey.

The single also reached number one in the UK Singles Chart, as well as number one in Australia, making the song an international chart topper. The success following the release, saw Shaggy clock up his third U.S. and fourth UK number one hit single. It was also a European success, at one point simultaneously topping the charts in the German-speaking territories of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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The Shaggy Dog (2006 film)

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The Shaggy Dog is a 2006 remake of the 1959 film of the same name. It was rated PG by the MPAA for some mild rude humor.

Dave Douglas (Tim Allen) is a deputy district attorney, whom viewers see prosecuting activists who have broken into and allegedly set fire to the laboratory of pharmaceutical corporation Grant and Strictland, which the activists accuse of deliberately creating genetic freaks while searching for a "Fountain of Youth". This distances Douglas from his activist daughter Carly (Zena Grey).

Viewers learn that the power-hungry minions of Mister Strictland (the surviving but aged junior partner of the late Grant), led by Dr. Kozak (Robert Downey Jr.), have stolen from a Tibetan Buddhist monastery the dog Khyi-yag-po (played by a bearded collie), whose DNA carries a mutation granting an extraordinary lifespan. Seeking to obtain his seeming immortality for themselves, the geneticists carry out several experiments which fail comically; though cell degradation desists in all the test subjects (a bullfrog, rats, a chimpanzee, a cobra, and a capuchin monkey), all of these start behaving like dogs. The scientists determine that Khyi-yag-po's mutation is contagious and transmissible by bodily fluids.

Khyi-yag-po later escapes his cage and is found by Carly Douglas and her friend Trey (Shawn Pyfrom), who are trying to find evidence of the company's animal testing. They bring him home and dub him "Shaggy". When Dave returns from work, he objects to the dog's presence and orders it out, but in the process is bitten on the hand, whereupon Khyi-yag-po's saliva enters Dave's veins, infecting him with the mutation.

Dave thereafter begins to exhibit canine behavior such as eating with only his mouth, being territorial in the presence of other dogs, and licking his wife rather than kissing her. When he becomes excited by stimuli associated with dogs, such as the command "Fetch!" or the presence of a cat, he transforms completely into a replica of Khyi-yag-po. This change is reversed only when he has calmed, as during sleep. When the real Khyi-yag-po is caught by Kozak's lab minions, Dave is mistaken for "Shaggy" and takes his place. His family, ignorant of this, speak freely in his presence, leading Dave to realize that he is estranged from them. In particular, he learns that his son Josh (Spencer Breslin) wants to sing in the musical Grease instead of playing football, but is too scared to tell his father so.

In the ongoing trial, testimony from the activist accused of setting the lab on fire includes a description of the animals behaving like dogs, which sparks Dave's suspicions about the company he is defending. When his dog-like behavior annoys the judge, Dave is removed from the case. He then decides to take matters into his own hands and infiltrates Grant and Strictland headquarters while in his canine form.

Hidden in the laboratory, Dave witnesses Dr. Kozak injecting the ailing Strictland with a drug that will paralyze him for several months, giving Kozak enough time to usurp control of the company. After viewing security cameras, Kozak and his minions realize that somehow Dave Douglas was able to become the exact copy of Khyi-yag-po.

When Dave comes home, still in his canine form, he overhears a conversation between Carly and Josh that Dave and Rebecca are splitting up. After hearing this Dave then knocks over a Scrabble and then used the letters to spell "I AM DAD" to his children, then spells "GRAND AND STRICTLAND" to them, making them realize the truth. Unfortunately when Dave gets out of the house, he is captured by Kozak's minions.

After the humans leave, Dave and all the other mutants plan to escape. Acting on Khi-yag-po's advice, Dave calms himself, then in human form breaks open his cage and opens the others. They all pile into a car and drive to the courthouse, but get into traffic making Dave leaving animals to drive while he meets his wife and children in his canine form. Dave sais he loves them, then turns into his human form.

In the court room, Dave attempts to show the assembly what Kozak has done, but only succeeds in doing so when he tricks Kozak into growing a tail. Grant and Strictland Corporation is thrown into disgrace, and Dave is able to spend more time with his family, though some of his canine habits remain. Hidden in the credits is a scene showing Kozak escaping from jail, to presumably return in a sequel.

Many reviews from critics were negative. BBC called Allen uninteresting and "only stops short of leg-humping in his attempts to win our affections" The film was on Richard Roeper's Worst films of 2006 list. Roger Ebert did not enjoy the film either. The movie was nominated for three Razzies, one for Worst Actor, Worst Remake, and "Worst Excuse for Family Entertainment". However, the San Francisco Chronicle liked it, calling it "as good as family entertainment gets" and called it "the best of the recent slew of Disney remakes". It is also a popular cult film among teens and is the source of many slang phrases, such as byark, kozak, and foine.

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Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!

The characters have also been re-designed to look like animated versions of how they appeared in the live-action Scooby-Doo film. For instance, Scooby is drawn with dot eyes. Thus, it is the second show in the Scooby-Doo series, after What's New Scooby-Doo?, that is not animated or drawn in the usual Hanna-Barbera style. This is also the first series in which Casey Kasem does not voice Shaggy, but is instead done by Scott Menville, although Scott Innes or Billy West portrayed the character in many of the Scooby-Doo animated movies made for television or home video. However, in this series, Kasem does voice Shaggy's rich and on-the-run Uncle Albert. Another noticeable difference is that Shaggy now wears a white short-sleeved shirt with a green strip across the middle and green sleeves instead of his trademark green t-shirt. Frank Welker still does Scooby's voice. In addition, Shaggy and Scooby's cowardice tendencies have been reduced to some extent.

Much like the short lived The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, on ABC in 1985 (which had actual ghosts and monsters), this show is different from the usual "crooks masquerading as ghosts and monsters" series. Fred Jones, Daphne Blake and Velma Dinkley still make occasional appearances. They only appear in two episodes of season one. Their silhouettes run across the screen in the opening credits in amongst the silhouettes of all the show's regular cast.

The premise of the show revolves around the fact that Shaggy Rogers' incredibly rich Uncle Albert Shaggleford disappears and names Shaggy as his sole heir for an inheritance. With the help of the inheritance, Shaggy has upgraded the Mystery Machine so that it now has the ability to transform itself into a number of other different vehicles, like the 'Hotdog Making Machine'.

Dr. Albert Shaggleford had made some enemies before disappearing. Among the most dangerous is the archetypal evil genius and technology pirate out to take over the world and or become immortal--Dr. Phineas Phibes (who gets his name from the Vincent Price villain The Abominable Dr. Phibes). Dr. Phibes recruits various sidekicks and minions to help him with his plans, among them Dr. Trebla.

It appears that the supposedly-late Dr. Shaggleford was, beyond being rich, an inventor in his own right, and his clueless young heir is now in possession of some very interesting nano technology. The top secret nanotech formula has been mixed in with Scooby Snacks, which, when eaten, cause a variety of day-saving side effects.

Shaggy and Scooby-Doo have a mission: armed with an updated Mystery Machine, a loyal robot servant named Robi, their new riches, and the new and improved Scooby Snacks, they must stop the evil plans of Phineas Phibes and save the world. In episode 2, Shaggy upgrades the Mystery Machine from its original form, to a high-tech transforming vehicle. However, it usually transforms into machines inappropriate for the tasks at hand (however, in episode 11, it does transform into vehicles appropriate to finish the Polar Bear 3000). In their spare time, Shaggy and Scooby are fans of the show Chefs of Steel, the famous mystery solver Chad Chatington, and the giant monster-fighting robot named Badgerly, the Adverb.

With this show, The Scooby-Doo shows have been broadcast on four different networks during nearly four decades. The channels that have carried the Scooby-Doo cartoons are CBS (which aired the original show and the second incarnation), ABC (which aired the following six incarnations), The WB (which aired the ninth), and The CW (which currently airs the tenth and last). This does not include the reruns aired on Cartoon Network and Boomerang.

This is the first Scooby-Doo animated series since 1991 to make extensive use of the Castle Thunder sound effect, which Hanna-Barbera began to stop using around 1994, and was very rarely used on What's New, Scooby-Doo? and on none of the post-2003 direct-to-video Scooby-Doo movies, to be replaced with new digitally-recorded thunderclaps.

In episode 8, there is one scene where actual footage from a few of the recent Scooby-Doo direct-to-video movies is used. Shaggy even converses about the events in that episode.

It is unconfirmed, but the show may have been scheduled for a third season, as the series ended in a cliffhanger (Phibes states 'I will be back, more powerful and feared than before!' as he blasts away on his personal fueled jet pack, which Shaggy tampered with). Where, however, is yet to be seen, as the entire Kids WB block was discontinued in spring 2008 in favor of a new block programmed by 4Kids Entertainment (which has since dropped all Warner Bros. programming), leaving the most likely destination as Cartoon Network or a Web exclusive at one of Time Warner's sites. This particular series has ended, though it is possible that the eleventh incarnation of the Scooby-Doo franchise could pick up from this point.

Volume 1 of Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!, was released on October 30, 2007. Volume 2 was released on July 8, 2008.

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Source : Wikipedia