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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Tuesday, June 24, 2003 The Avengers ring-tone: Here's a site with files to make your Nokia ring to the tune of the '60s secret-agent classic. Don't ask me how it works: I'm cell-phone illiterate. I visited to download a Real Audio version of the Mrs. Peel-era theme, and of the Patrick Macnee-Honor Blackman hit single, "Kinky Boots." Plus: Salon's tribute to Diana Rigg, and a website devoted to the British TV cult favorite.
The Mystery Channel currently airs the Avengers at 7 p.m., so the kids have been getting versed in Mister Steed before bed. When Tara King appeared on the scene tonight in hot pants and go-go boots, our four-year-old announced: "She's wearing pants. That means she's going to have a fight." Right she was: The Emma Peel rule holds.