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Hillary Clinton Won the Town Hall Debate

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Her performance of restraint was more powerful than his performance of brute strength. Krista Kennell / It's hard to talk about who "won" last night's Town Hall debate at Washington University. To say definitely that Trump won or Clinton won assumes a shared reality. Show More Summary

A Tiny Glimmer of Hope in a Bleak World: A New Randy Newman Song, "Putin"

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson Randy Newman can still crank 'em out. Tae Won Yu If, like every other element of the ongoing international humanitarian crisis that is this presidential election, the brutality of last night's debate has you feeling desperate for a little non-mindless levity, take heart. Show More Summary

Dunwoody City Council Agenda for Monday Oct 10, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016Dunwoody City Hall 41 Perimeter Center EastDunwoody, GA 30346Watch Live at 6:00 p.m. 6 pm AgendaProclamation for Family Promise Week.Recognition of Robert Vincent for Life Saving Measures. Presentation of Certificate...Show More Summary

When Rebel Media Reporters Fake Being Trans, They’re Not Doing Journalism

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Cisgender reporters who record your children swimming should be alarming you, not non-binary youth trying to get an education. Remember when I said writing about Jordan Peterson was a trap? This, right here, is stepping into a snare....Show More Summary

Immortality and rock ’n’ roll: a conversation with Yes’ Trevor Rabin

An idealized view of artistic motivation sees an individual driven by thoughts of immortality: works are created in the belief or hope that they will give their creator a life after death, cheating the materiality and physical labor of which they are made.

Here’s How Much Damage To Expect From A Storm Like Hurricane Matthew

Meteorologists have downgraded Hurricane Matthew from a category 4 storm to a category 3, but that doesn’t mean residents along the southeast coast can relax. In the video above (from 2013 but very relevant to today) Weather Channel meteorologist Mark Elliot makes clear “downgraded” is a relative term. Show More Summary

The Toronto Sun Pursues the Beer Tosser, and its Own Tail

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The paper's manhunt for the "loon ball" beer-can thrower at Tuesday's Jays game takes an unexpected twist. The Blue Jays’ extra-inning victory over Baltimore in Tuesday night’s wild-card game was a glorious moment for the city, but an...Show More Summary

Rod Temperton, Writer of Michael Jackson's "Thriller", Has Died

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Temperton penned some of Jacko's most beloved songs, including this smooth charmer from Off the Wall.. English composer/keyboardist Rod Temperton passed away last week at the age of 66 after a short battle with cancer.Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Counterpoint to Last Week's Tweet Storm of Advice for Straight Men

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Okay, I get it. You're sick of hearing straight men complain about girls only dating assholes. But I'll tell you a story. Growing up I was a sensitive guy with a lot of female friends—girls would call me up "just to talk." Literally: just to talk. Show More Summary

Conrad Black Wants You To Know Donald Trump is Totally Cool, and Not Racist or Sexist

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Surprise! A wealthy, larger-than-life businessman is willing to give Trump the benefit of the doubt. Because of Conrad Black’s historical ties to Postmedia, and because there are still Canadians out there who respect Black as some sort...Show More Summary

How Toronto’s Papers Covered Blue Jays Wild Card Fever

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Catch the taste. In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies. Tonight the Blue Jays face a do-or-die game against the Baltimore Orioles to determine who gets to face the Texas Rangers in the divisional series. Show More Summary

Netflix's Amanda Knox Leaves People of Color Out of the Story

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede In the dusk with Amanda Knox. Netflix On the morning of November 2, 2007, the partially naked and brutally stabbed body of a 21-year-old British student named Meredith Kercher was found in a house she shared with other students in the university town of Perugia, Italy. Show More Summary

Mets Clinch Wild Card Spot After Miraculous Recovery From Summer Coma

The 2016 Mets entered the season with high expectations, as the defending National League champions coming back with basically the same roster that got them to the World Series in 2015. In between kicking off the year with a loss onShow More Summary

Trump's Worst Week Ever

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Even Trump's aides have had it up to here with him. JStone / If the timestamps on this morning's tweetstorm are any indication, Trump didn't get much sleep last night. But it's hard to see how he managed to get any sleep at all this whole week. First he loses the presidential debate. Show More Summary

Dunwoody Community Garden & Orchard - Fall Plant Sale the weekend in Brook Run

The Dunwoody Community Garden & Orchard is holding its annual Fall Vegetable & Plant Sale, October 1-2, 9am-5pm each day, at the DCGO greenhouse complex at Brook Run Park. A great selection of organic vegetables for fall planting will be offered, including many varieties of lettuce, arugula, kale, broccoli and greens. Show More Summary

Law & Order Fan Launches Kickstarter To Transform Car Into Jerry Orbach Memorial Vehicle

Like all obsessive fans, we miss original-flavored Law & Order and its wise-cracking star, the one who put baby in a corner, Jerry Orbach (we also really miss Jerry Orbach's eyes, which technically speaking are still gazing at the world...). Show More Summary

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