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talking head

n. a television news reader or announcer whose head and neck appear on the screen. (see also meat puppet.) I’ve had it with talking heads. I can read the paper and learn as much in twenty minutes.
See also: head, talk
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Byrne's twitchy and alienated music with Talking Heads never was: genial, well-meaning, as forgettable as a real estate agent's handshake.
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Here, Vandekeybus has added the theatricality of text and film to the powerful dancing of eleven fierce male performers and collaborated with Talking Heads head David Byme, who has composed a richly dimensional score.
That sound is enriched by the fact that Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads fame has a Midas touch as this band's producer, one which was seen on the unit's strong first two CDs, 1991's Mental Jewelry and the 1994 masterpiece, Throwing Copper.
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The iconic Talking Heads tune is sure to send the hipsters into overdrive and deliver one of the highlights of this year's Picnic.