As I’ve noted before here, rum has a long history of being distilled in America, and now it’s on the upswing again thanks to craft distillers and the easy availability of high-quality sugar products. Privateer is made by Andrew Cabot,...Show More Summary
Here's video of Riff Raff playing basketball the only way he knows how... on a cruise ship while wearing watermelon shorts, no shirt and his hair dyed pink. You're welcome, America. It all went down last week at the Mad Decent Boat party…
Social dining is the next big food craze.
Styx NYCB Theatre at Westbury Westbury, NY November 14, 2014 Styx is a rock band from America's heartland (Chicago) whose music blends the best part of rock, power pop, prog-rock, art-rock, arena rock with a touch of classical composition. The band originally consisted of brothers Chuck (bass) and J...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver recently expressed public support for sports wagering. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has now echoed Silver’s view that the time has come for legalized gaming on America’s various athletic games. “I agree 100 percent,” Cuban said Saturday, via Tim MacMahon of ESPNDallas.com. “I think we’re the world’s biggest hypocrites when we…
What can a chronicler of barbarian invasions, writing in the 18th century, explain to Americans in the 21st century?What lessons can we learn today from the fall of an ancient empire? Plenty. Many. Indeed, as immigration is a hot issue...Show More Summary
“Braddock, America” is a feature length documentary now in limited release set in Braddock, Pennsylvania, a former steel town now left to literally rust away to hell. Like so, so many other towns in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West VirginiaShow More Summary
The veteran comedy star Bill Cosby struck a defiant pose and lapped up standing ovations at one of his live shows in America this weekend as he faced down growing allegations of rape and sexual assault made publicly by more than a dozen women. Raising a clenched fist, 77-year-old Cosby was cheered...
Talk about being in the middle of Middle America. This week I’m in bitterly cold Nebraska — Omaha, to be exact — visiting with my wife Colleen’s family. On Tuesday
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston remains the most talked-about college football player in America, for good and for ill, and today he’s added another item that will be recited on the “con” side of the ledger in the NFL draft. During Florida State’s win over Boston College, Winston moved an official aside as Florida State…
MCALLEN, Texas -- The Secretary of Homeland Security said that America’s borders were not open to illegal “migration” and that those wanting to make the journey illegally would be met with swift deportation. Secretary Jeh Johnson traveled...Show More Summary
(I totally forgot to post this today!) Inner city blacks have a skewed and untrue view of what America “is” today and it is because they live in all black neighborhoods. This often self-imposed isolation is also why white people don’t understand why blacks don’t see the progress that blacks have made in this country. Show More Summary
Memphis, Tennessee One of the highlights of our Great American road trip last Summer was Memphis. We spent less than 24 hours in Memphis but were able to see some great sites. National […] The post Memphis, Tennessee – Great American Roadtrip appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.
Congresswoman-elect Mia Love of Utah, who made history this month as the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, was born in America to Haitian parents who came to the country on tourist visas and were likely undocumented immigrants, according to American Prospect. Show More Summary
Because nothing says "living The American Dream" like looting an abandoned Doritos truck in the middle of a Buffalo, NY snow storm... As Syracuse.com reports, According to The Public, several social media users have reported seeing a Doritos truck in South Buffalo, apparently abandoned by its driver in the lake effect snow storm. Show More Summary
In March 1639, America's first recorded UFO was sighted late one night over the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts. Lights sped back and forth across the Charles River from Back Bay Fens to Charlestown. Governor John Winthrop made an entry in his journal regarding this strange event. Show More Summary
Ten years ago, the idea that Colombia would become a burgeoning hub for any dynamic industry beyond its notorious drug trade would have struck most observers as far-fetched. As recently as the turn of the century, conventional wisdom had it that the tropical, Andean nation was on the verge of becoming a failed state. Read More
Suzy Whaley has been elected the first female officer in PGA of America history Saturday, a move that virtually assures her of becoming the association's first female president in 2018.