Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of An American Guitar Hero Ed Ward 224 Pages ISBN: # 1613733283 e: Chicago Review Press 2016 Whether he meant to or not, in writing Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero, Ed Ward mirrors his subject's style of guitar-playin... [ read more ]
When author and social commentator Carl Van Vechten focused his camera on the African American community of writers, artists, singers, athletes, and politicians in Harlem beginning in the 1930s, it was an eye-opening experience.
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By Tom Spurgeon here's a straight-faced retelling of last weekend's Wizard show in Chicago, without any mention of the gun seller exhibitor and a lot of play given the Captain American shields they give out to local heroes at every show. Show More Summary
The GOP nominees plan to ban immigration from countries with a history of exporting terrorism would threaten the lives of thousands of Iraqis seen as heroes for helping Americans.
Heroes never die, and Blizzard is giving 32 teams a chance at immortality this week. Starting August 24, the publisher will kick off the Overwatch Open North American and European playoffs as part of a contest worth $100,000. Each region will host 16 teams, and the top 4 from across NA and EU will then […]
Simone Biles carries the American flag during the “Heroes of the Games” portion of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony at Maracana Stadium on Sunday (August 21) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 19-year-old Olympian won four gold medals and one bronze medal during all of the gymnastics competitions at the summer games. “I’m [...]
UNREAL. It was the first American gold medal in the event since 1908. Matthew Centrowitz, Jr., is an American Hero. He led the entire 1500 meters through an incredibly slow pace and held off the field in the final straight to win gold in the men's 1500 meters, bringing the US its first gold medal in the middle distance events in years. Show More Summary
The issues of protecting western democracy at election time were an undertone among attendees at the American Freedom Alliance's annual, "Heroes of Conscience" Awards event in Los Angeles before the summer. Gary Aminoff, Communications Dir., A.F.A. Show More Summary
Dawn Moreno takes the ninja katana which is rightfully hers.
Donald Trump may apologize for his insulting attacks on the family of a Muslim American war hero — maybe.
Michael Phelps—you know, father of Boomer and the American hero who has more gold medals than you—returned from the 2016 Rio Olympics yesterday. A local news crew from Phoenix, Arizona, caught him leaving the plane and walking through...Show More Summary
THANK HEAVENS AMERICANS CAN DO THINGS DESPITE THEIR GOVERNMENT: Meet The Heroes Of The ‘Cajun Navy’ Who Are Saving Many Lives As Louisiana Floods.
It seems like every day Chrissy Teigen is doing something charming on the internet, a funny tweet or a silly picture that makes it pretty much impossible not to like her. On Tuesday that thing was a video of the stretch marks on herShow More Summary
Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim American war hero who gave Donald Trump a lesson on citizenship at the Democratic convention last month, wants the GOP nominee to take the U.S. naturalization test. Khan, who became a United StatesShow More Summary
I went to Arlington National Cemetery this month to visit the grave of Humayun Khan, the Muslim soldier killed in Iraq whose father spoke at the Democratic Convention. I walked among four hundred thousand white marble headstones to Section 60, the fourteen-acre plot for the fatalities of America’s recent wars. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father and Muslim American who’s emerged as one of Donald Trump’s most compelling critics, has for weeks been calling on Republicans to pull their support for the presidential nominee over his proposal...Show More Summary
Simone Biles, American hero, finished her dominant victory in the women’s all-around gymnastics competition with a 15.933 in the floor routine. She ended up 2.1 points clear of silver medalist Aly Raisman, which is higher than the combined margins of victory from every all-around competition from 1980 through 2012. Show More Summary
People who have been waiting to find some kind of dirt on Bernie Sanders are having an online field day after learning that Bernie Sanders and his wife purchased a vacation home in North Hero, Vermont, for a half-million dollars, because apparently, they believe this is hypocritical to his socialist heart. Show More Summary
Good morning. We have that and more in Thursday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. A HERO LIES IN YOU: Carmelo Anthony saved Team USA from a defeat at the hands of the Aussies. Australia led at the half and were tied late... Show More Summary