Surely it could not have been easy being one of the lesser Ramones, but never let it be said that Marky Ramone, who assumed the drum kit after Tommy dropped out, was content to rest on the laurels of secondhand rock stardom. Even as the band stopped touring and its founding members slipped off this ... More >>
Can you feel it? Discontent has been in the air this week. The news has been full of #OccupyWallStreet and its various regional sympathy protests.
On the face of it, it's hard to think of something more diametrically opposed to the Occupy movement than "Defending The Republic," a rally/appearanc ... More >>
Image viaTurkey for two is too much turkey.â€‹Thanksgiving. Dad trying to carve the turkey while keeping an eye on the football game. Mom self-medicating by dosing the gravy with gin. Uncle Stu showing a little too keen an interest in what a fine young woman little Sally is turning into. And your de ... More >>
archlibrary.files.wordpress.comPhiladelphia is about to close its public library. Not just one branch-- the entire system-- including neighborhood, regional and main branches and lay off all of its employees. This is incredibly depressing not just because it's the sixth-largest public libr ... More >>