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The Most Existential and Therapeutic of Tears for Fears, According to Curt Smith

Strip away the catchy-as-hell synths and power chords, and Tears for Fears’ music is pretty much the sonic equivalent of a therapy session. As part of the “second British invasion” that arrived on the U.S.’s airwaves in the ’80s, front men Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal were a little deeper — a little smarter — than their equally well-coiffed contemporaries that had “minds” or “twins” in their names, offering up a triple punch of a primal platter with 1983’s The Hurting, 1985’s Songs From the Big Chair, and 1989’s The Seeds of Love. (Not that we can make the official decision, but “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” is, for all intents and purposes, the theme song for 1985.) They were crooning about neurosis, depression, and political protest, but they did it in an accessible way for the MTV generation.
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Premier League festive predictions: Lawro v Tears for Fears' Manchester United fans Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal

Manchester City are top of the Premier League this Christmas, but will they still lead the way when it matters in May?. "It is still a three-way battle between City, Liverpool and Chelsea and it is still far too close to call," said BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson. "Chelsea have had a bit of a wobble in the past few weeks but they will come good.
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Saltdogs legend Curt Smith concludes illustrious career

Being able to tell your kids and grandkids that you hold several team records for a professional baseball team is an impressive feat, even for an independent baseball team. Longtime infielder Curt Smith will be able to do just that. The Curacao native and recently turned 35 year-old Smith, just...

For Curt Smith, a long and rewarding Saltdogs journey comes to an end

Curt Smith’s love for his team and its city could be seen in his final game with the Lincoln Saltdogs in 2021. His emotions leaving the field for the last time were genuine. Tears filled his eyes as he walked away from the diamond at Haymarket Park for the last time. The fans sent him out with a standing ovation. It was the sendoff of a player who had given his all for the city he loves.

Columnist Curt Smith: Joe Biden: A synonym for shame

When last we considered Joe Biden, he had just been elected president, given his 2021 inaugural address, and seemed to be if not “Uncle Joe,” at least likeable and wearable. We forgot how in politics, everything can change over time, or overnight. By 69-23 percent, a Suffolk University/USA Today poll...
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Ipsos MMA, Inc. Announces Curt Smith as Executive Vice President

NEW YORK, March 10, 2021 /CNW/ -- Ipsos MMA, Inc., announced that Curt Smith has been named Executive Vice President, overseeing the company's pharma practice. Smith joins Ipsos MMA from Janssen Pharmaceuticals where during the past seven-years he built and led Business Analytics and Customer Engagement organizations in both the US and Canada. The teams and processes he developed helped Janssen become a leader in the application of advanced analytics including: promotional/marketing mix analysis, patient analytics, contracting, market access and segmentation in driving stronger commercial engagement and effectiveness. At Ipsos MMA he will oversee the continued product, analytics and process innovation as well as client management and team development for Ipsos MMA's Healthcare practice. He will work closely with the Executive Team in helping the company achieve its strategic objectives.
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Lincoln Saltdogs bring back Curt Smith for eighth season

The Lincoln Saltdogs signed Curt Smith for a franchise-record eighth season, the team announced Thursday. Smith, 34, first played for the Saltdogs in 2011, and had planned to play last year before the COVID-19 shutdown. “Curt has been with us for a long time and is one of the most...