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Misguided Men Convinced Skateboarding Is a Chick Magnet

5 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

It's a classic crush for a high-school girl: the skateboarding bad boy, a Bright Eyes–obsessed rebel who smokes American Spirits he bought with his allowance and doesn't even care that he got a C on that To Kill a Mockingbird paper. Sadly, some men in Manhattan appear to believe that carrying... More »

‘It was all worth fighting for': Stonewall revels in US gay marriage victory

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The birthplace of the American gay rights movement was in high spirits, as the Manhattan bar’s patrons celebrated the ruling and remembered the 1969 riots Related: ‘Love is love': Obama lauds gay marriage activists in hailing ‘a victory for America’ “A toast!” It is just after...

Parents, Prepare Your Wallets: Yokai Watch Is The New Pokémon

Credit: Level-5 In Japan, a little show called Yokai Watch is now a kiddie craze on a scale not seen since Pokémon. The Americanized version of a little boy protected by a colorful (and collectible) cadre of “spirits” is set to premiere in 2016, Disney XD announced on Tuesday. Companies are betting big [...]

A Very Special Episode: American Gladiators gave misfit athletes a second chance to be champions

A single television episode can exemplify the spirit of its time. A Very Special Episode presents The A.V. Club’s survey of TV at its most distinctive. American Gladiators, “First Half Highlight Show” (season one, episode 13) In 1987,...Show More Summary

David Bradley’s heroic efforts to free U.S. hostages detailed

The New Yorker David Bradley is the quintessential American self-made man whose generosity of spirit and money apparently belies the intelligence, tenacity and skill of a street fighter, according to a stunning 25,000-word New Yorker...Show More Summary

How American Fans Pirated Japanese Cartoons Into Careers

Credit: Cam Evans Decades before Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away became the first anime film to win an American Academy Award in 2001, US science fiction fans were discovering that anime was much bigger than the Speed Racer and Robotech of Saturday morning cartoons. LIke others in this niche subculture, Neil Nadelman and [...]

Moncler Gamme Bleu Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear Collection | Milan Fashion Week

American designer Thom Browne looked to the sport of rowing as the inspiration for Moncler Gamme Bleu’s spring-summer 2016 menswear collection. The colorful lineup championed a collegiate spirit as models hit the catwalk in bright hues and prints. Show More Summary

Pernicious (Movie Review)

PLOT: Alex, Julia and Rachel are a trio of young American aid workers set for duty in Thailand. When they arrive however, the vengeful spirit of a slaughtered little girl puts a haunting hold on the three nubile sexpots. REVIEW: 23 year...Show More Summary

Richard Sherman and 3 Unsung American Heroes Show You How Any Dream Can Become a Reality

Brought to you Oberto Beef Jerky. This summer, Oberto is celebrating amazing triumphs of the human spirit with a brand new campaign entitled “Heroes of Summer.” Watch as Oberto Beef Jerky chronicles the drive and achievements of four individuals as they defy the odds and prove that with the power of belief, effort and hard […]

Drinking the Black Death in Iceland

Iceland's spirit, Brennivín, aka the "Black Death" is a beverage that has never been exported out of the country. One man, however, has found a way to import it into the US so that Americans can sip on the schnapps that tastes more like licorice than the bubonic plague.

Entrepreneurial Spirit Is Driving Buffalo Forward

In recent years, much has been made about how the entrepreneurial movement is modernizing the American dream. Markets like San Francisco and New York City are home to some of the world's most recognizable startup success stories. And...Show More Summary

Collaborative Brewing Is Heating Up in the Beer World

More breweries are getting into the team spirit. With more than 3,400 craft breweries now dotting the American landscape and dozens more joining the fray each year, there’s widespread competition in the field. And while beer rivalries are not unheard of, a much more positive trend of collaborative brewing is emerging. Show More Summary

American Voices: Walmart Allowing Employees To Wear Denim To Raise Spirits

3 weeks agoHumor : The Onion

In an effort to raise the spirits of employees who have made complaints about low pay and the lack of flexible hours, Walmart has announced it will relax its dress code to allow employees to wear black or blue denim in addition to black or blue khakis. What do you think?

The Road Home to Craftsmanship

Never Miss a Great Video: Subscribe to GOOD on YouTube Carhartt’s four-part series honors the spirit of craftsmanship and celebrates the values of the American worker. These craftspeople and small business owners are resetting the standard...Show More Summary

Soak’s Mature Teen Spirit

Bridie Monds-Watson, a nineteen-year-old from Derry, Ireland, was writing songs and performing them before most American kids get their driver’s licenses. Her stage name, Soak, is a portmanteau of the words “soul” and “folk,” but those two genres inform her music only to the extent that she sings about painful things and strums an acoustic guitar. Show More Summary

Stop Light Observations - Smilers of the Night

Sounds like: The American Spirit, Neon Trees Song: Stop Light Observations - Smilers of the Night What's so good? South Carolina’s Stop Light Observations (affectionately called SLO) were one of the very best performances I saw during...Show More Summary

Amir Khan fights off spirited challenge from Chris Algieri

British boxer wins on unanimous points decision American puts on aggressive show in front of home crowd Khan v Algieri: as it happened Amir Khan outpointed Chris Algieri to stay on course for a September showdown with Floyd Mayweather, but failed to deliver the statement that might have made the fight a mandate. Show More Summary

American Booze Hall Of Fame: The Best Spirits of the Northeast

If you're looking for a cool new gin or whiskey to try, you've come to the right place. To get a sense of the best spirits coming out of the Northeast today, I tasted my way through over 40 thoroughly unique bottlings, not a single one like another and each with its own story to tell. These spirits are the cream of the crop: well worth your attention and hard-earned do-re-mi.

The American spirit is alive -- in Ireland

To the editor: Ireland's minister for health called his country's referendum on same-sex marriage "a beacon, a light to the rest of the world, of liberty and equality." ("Ireland is first country to legalize same-sex marriage in popular vote," May 23)

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