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One is a Brummie rock legend, an infamous hellraiser with a penchant for biting bats, who achieved Hollywood fame courtesy of reality TV.
Harry Potter fans with a penchant for Victorian melodrama will love this.
This column has a penchant for architectural websites which exhibit clarity, brevity and the odd quirk.
Opening with a disturbing meta-narrative illustration of a "jumping in" of a new gang member ("Initiation"), Native Guns's refreshing penchant for self-examination (and indictment) is evident through dialogues on herd mentality ("Slave Thinking"), responsible activism ("Look In The Mirror"), their discovery of hip-hop lyricism and culture ("1995") and the inescapable complicity of consumers in sweatshop exploitation ("Work It").
ROSIE O'DONNELL, describing her penchant for taking lots of pictures during the concerts of her friend Madonna, to Liz Smith's Daily Variety column, May 25
What emerged instead was Francois's intuitive ability to marshal a great number of objects into a seemingly coherent (if still ambiguous) mise-en-scene, as well as his penchant for creating sculptures that have a tactile quality (an eagle made of ice dipped in black ink; the wood and spent charcoal in Contamination, 2005; the plaster enveloping the bristles in Black Broom, 2005), two characteristics that unexpectedly brought to mind Gabriel Orozco.
Paul Schmitt's penchant for technological innovation is a well-known thing.
Instead, Conniff trots out a mythic lesbian couple with a meticulously manicured lawn, enchanting garden gnomes, and a penchant for "minding their own business.
1 suggested that the Fed's penchant for raising short term rates may soon end.
Manolo's costumes--wispy white chiffon tops over bare legs--mirrored Petronio's choreographic penchant for pairing tradition with flash.
He also displays what Toby Harnden of The Spectator of London calls "a penchant for virulent leftist anti-Americanism.
David Pointer is a poignant Nashville poet with a penchant for .
Fans of Janet Evanovich will readily acknowledge her penchant for mixing fast-paced murder mystery with intrigue and female savvy in a cocktail of adventure that doesn't fail to shine in her latest Metro Girl.
Enthusiastically recommended for readers with a penchant for high fantasy, Silverlance will leave them looking eagerly toward the next "tale of true adventure" from the mind and imagination of Peter Thomas Crowell.
John Thaw will long be remembered as Colin Dexter's brilliant but irascible police inspector, a snobbish Oxford-educated cop with a penchant for opera, Times crossword puzzles, and a good beer--as well as a squeamish distaste for corpses.