What was it Benjamin Franklin famously said about house guests? Oh, yeah, now we remember. They can really get in the way of your daily spank session.
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 >>
2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 14, at Webster University's Winifred Moore Auditorium
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 >>
You can't put a bounty on a beer's head
Here's something you might not have known: Among his many, many other accomplishments, Benjamin Franklin designed currency. On this site you can see his designs for coins and $1, $2 and $6 bills. In honor of Franklin's indomitable inventiveness -- and with an eye on those ever-rising food costs -- ... More >>
Arrow Rock’s 1776 is well worth the drive
Week of September 14, 2005
Week of December 8, 2004
We raise a glass to everyone's favorite Thanksgiving spirit, imagine Tofurky dinner at the White House and eat one hundred T-ravs. Plus: Where in the world is Floyd Crues?
Week of November 17, 2004
National Treasure makes one long for good Nic Cage movies...like Con Air
He scaled an intellectual Everest at age twelve. What's he like at sixteen? Meet George Thampy.
Theatrical imports are compact & powerful
Week of July 9, 2003
Week of June 20, 2001
You can do a lot of living in a century, especially if you get an extra five years
New art inspired by old times