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  • s  unfulfilled or frustrated in realizing an ambition

  • The film was appreciatively received, perhaps more as a civil liberties cause manque (you know how Hollywood loves those) than as a presumptive work of art (you know how anxious .
  • On our last night, he grabbed a karaoke mike and one of the women on the trip and started crooning like a lounge singer manque.
  • He is a comic manque whose speech is marked by a habitual mirthful undertone, and his remarks brightened the somber atmosphere.
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  • Media : LISTEN: Islands Feel They’re “Becoming The Gunship” For New Single
      When we listened to Islands ' album, A Sleep & A Forgetting , last year, it was one of those that we instantly enjoyed. Luckily, we didn't have to wait too long to hear new music from them. They've released their new single, " Becoming the Gunship " off their upcoming record, Ski Mask out September 17 via Manque Music .   Listen to it below! Enjoy at
    Aug. 6, 2013 - Filter Magazine
  • Extra, Extra: Will An Obamajam Be Averted This Visit?
    In tonight's Extra, Extra, the real-life "Orange Is The New Black," an interesting find on a drug bust and Paris Hilton's brush with a bling ring-manque. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook , and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports . You can also find us on Pinterest , Storify , Foursquare , and Instagram (laistpics). [ more › ]        
    Aug. 5, 2013 - LAist

  • William Bolcom in Washington Post
    In the case of 'A View From the Bridge,' it was almost an opera manque already,says Bolcom from Ann Arbor, Mich., where he lives when not at the New York pied-a-terre. "It was really kind of a no-brainer."

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