I spent some days cooking in Newport, Rhode Island last week, and managed to maneuver a return flight through New York -- getting to spend a Friday evening, Saturday, and Saturday night traipsing through the city with my wife. There were no dining plans nor reservations made, our trip meant to be a ... More >>
Ugh, Black Friday. It's a nauseating, cross-country display of hyperconsumerism at its apex, retail's official kickoff to "the holiday season" and all it entails: generic Christmas songs, drastically reduced sale prices, parking-lot fender-benders, and never-ending checkout lines.
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Before you start anything in life, you will more than likely hear the phrase, "There have been many that have come before you." And we have to wonder if that's how NBC's The Voice felt coming onto the TV scene.
There have been many singing competition shows. And some have served up talented sin ... More >>
Tyler, the CreatorThe swag-hop absurdists of rap collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them are once again being called out for what critics decry as misogyny and homophobia in their lyrics. A few months ago, Sara, from Tegan and Sara, wrote a blog attacking Tyler The Creator, as well as his music ... More >>
Tea Party favorite Palm Beach-area Rep. Allen West will not have his good name tarnished by any gay nonsense, no sir. The social conservative and staunch opponent of gay rights fired an intern after the poor kid retweeted a pro-gay message by the Scissor Sisters.
The Emmy nominations are out today, and boy are they weird. But possibly in a really good way. Not tons to report on the local front. Dexter, Showtime's drama about a Miami-based serial killer, got nods in the "Outstanding Drama Series" catagory. Meanwhile, Dexter himself, Michael C. Hall, rece ... More >>