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Video: Middle Schoolers Remake The Ghostbusters Trailer

13 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

We've known for a little while now that there's an all-female Ghostbusters reboot in the works, but we had no idea it would be here so soon! A group of creative middle schoolers—in conjunction with non-profit Raw Art Works—have sweded the hell out of the movie, crafting an inventive shot-by-shot remake of the original Ghostbusters trailer. Show More Summary

Aye Carumba! Ole, Ole! The Dances That Are Connecting People Throughout L.A. and Around the World

Salsa dancers in Pacific Palisades, CA - Photographed by Lisa Konczal/Vérité Creative Los Angeles provides a level of diversity like few other places. Home to nearly four million people (L.A. county at a good ten million) it lends itself...Show More Summary

Recording Allegedly Captures Republican Sen. Andy Hill Suggesting His Canvassers Don't Look Like "Thugs"

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Washington State State Senator Andy Hill Republican Andy Hill is in a hotly contested race against Democratic challenger Matt Isenhower to represent the Kirkland and Sammamish area in the Washington State Senate. And Hill seems to be worried, according to an audio recording provided to The Stranger. Show More Summary

That Cat Call Video (#Analysis & #Video #Response)

By now everyone has seen that cat calling video, right? The one with the young woman in New York City who gets cat called about 100 times over the course of 10 hours while walking alone through various parts of New York City. As of Oct 30 at 1:30 pm (Pacific) it's been seen 17 million times. Show More Summary

Today's SPOOKY Song of the Day is Coil's Take on "Tainted Love"

20 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

We all know "Tainted Love." Most probably became familiar with the song from Soft Cell's undying (undead?) version, released in 1981 and essentially inescapable after that, whether you're at a wedding or a leather bar. Many (younger)...Show More Summary

Elbert Guillory: “We Will Have Nunn”

Elbert Guillory is a State Senator from Louisiana who wowed many conservatives by releasing a video last year called “Why I am a Republican.” In an apparent attempt to counteract some of the Democratic Party’s appeals to African Americans...Show More Summary

The Storied, Old-School L.A. Metal Scene Gets Its Close-Up: Bob Nalbandian and Carl Alvarez Talk 'Inside Metal' Documentary

I've had occasion to mention previously in this space one of the more quirky aspects of my background -- the deep exposure I had in my teens, quite by accident, to music history in the making by virtue of hanging around Los Angeles's famed Sunset Strip in the 1980s toward the tail end of an era there the likes we will never see again. Show More Summary

Dr. Bullock on the Midterms

Dr. Charles Bullock is the Richard B. Russell Professor of Political Science at UGA. Wednesday evening, he spoke about the midterm elections to a group of College Republicans. Reviewing the situation nationwide, he was able to point out many reasons why Republicans should do well this year. Show More Summary

Hari Kondabolu's Cure for the Redskins

Acclaimed comic and Stranger fave Hari Kondabolu applies himself the helping the Washington Redskins solve the problem of their idiotic name. Kondabolu's recipe for a cure: If the Redskins insist on keeping the name, they should consider...Show More Summary

Hollaback!, Queen Latifah, Anti-Street Harrasement, and the decline of Hiphop

You ain't a bitch or a ho! Now that everyone has seen the Hollaback! video, seen the young white woman getting harassed on the streets of NYC almost exclusively by black and brown men (the one white guy says to her "nice"—apparentlyShow More Summary

The Creative Gifts of ADHD

In his 2004 book Creativity is Forever, Gary Davis reviewed the creativity literature from 1961 to 2003 and identified 22 reoccurring personality traits of creative people. This included 16 "positive" traits (e.g., independent, risk-taking,...Show More Summary

The Creative Gifts of ADHD

In his 2004 book Creativity is Forever, Gary Davis reviewed the creativity literature from 1961 to 2003 and identified 22 reoccurring personality traits of creative people. This included 16 "positive" traits (e.g., independent, risk-taking,...Show More Summary

The Creative Gifts of ADHD

In his 2004 book Creativity is Forever, Gary Davis reviewed the creativity literature from 1961 to 2003 and identified 22 reoccurring personality traits of creative people. This included 16 "positive" traits (e.g., independent, risk-taking,...Show More Summary

The Creative Gifts of ADHD

In his 2004 book Creativity is Forever, Gary Davis reviewed the creativity literature from 1961 to 2003 and identified 22 reoccurring personality traits of creative people. This included 16 "positive" traits (e.g., independent, risk-taking,...Show More Summary

Global Maidan: A Gathering in NYC for Civic Activists

On Sunday, Ukrainian voters took to the polls and overwhelmingly elected a parliament that's pro-Europe and full of anti-corruption watchdogs. Investigative journalists, some of the country's leading technologists, and revolutionary protesters-turned-war heroes are now members of parliament. Show More Summary

Morning Reads–There Goes Honey Boo-Boo

How will the world function without the broadcast exploits of Mama June? We’re unfortunately about to find out.  Chick Corea & Bobby McFerrin “Autumn Leaves”  Experts: Georgia State on par with Harvard.  GA Bar Association: GSU better...Show More Summary

Distracted driver in Dunwoody causes scare at Chesnut Elementary - new crosswalk lights will be moved to main crosswalk.

Video Friday morning while sitting in an airport in Texas, I received information regarding this incident from a parent and I immediately reached out to Principal Veronica Williams to verify the condition of the child as well as to verify...Show More Summary

General Muir Sandwiches

The sandwiches at The General Muir are what I’m currently craving, so here are photos so you may endure the hunger torture I’m dealing with at the moment. I love a breakfast sandwich. The General Muir’s pastrami and egg sandwich is just so frickin’ satisfying – it’s the tops for me. Thick, spicy pastrami, a dripping soft egg, and oozing excess of American […]

Today's Song of the Day is Grace Jones' "Slave to the Rhythm"

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Every death is the end of the whole world. When you die, everything else dies. There is no end that is not essentially an apocalypse. Even an old woman slowly expiring on a bed beside a small window with a view a lake and autumn clouds...Show More Summary

Raccoon Just Needs A Little Help Getting Down Off This Light Post

  In keeping with current tradition, a very large raccoon tried to establish dominance over the borough of Queens by climbing up a light pole and declaring ownership over everything the light touches. Unfortunately, it appears the R.U.S. got stuck up there, and some uniformed humans had to retrieve it. NICE TRY, CREATURE. [ more › ]

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