The Mysterious Case of Vincent Van Gogh’s Pinna – Revisited

A few years ago at Hearing International we reviewed the case of van Gogh’s missing pinna. At the time, we made the case that Van Gogh’s mental state was really caused by bouts with Meniere’s Disease and that he did not really cut off his own ear.  After an argument it was cut off by his lover,…

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The Perforation of Ol’ Blue Eyes

Sinatra Is Classified 4F; Has Punctured Eardrum Special Edition of the New York Times, December 10, 1943 NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 9 — Frank Sinatra will not lay that microphone down and take up a gun or a duffle bag. Completing a special engagement with Army physicians this morning at the Newark induction center, the crooner…

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