When he’s not co-leading Hot Chip, Alexis Taylor fronts About Group, an improv-happy supergroup that also includes Spiritualized’s John Coxon and This Heat’s Charles Hayward. And next month, they’ll release Between The Walls, their third album. The first song we’ve heard from the album is the wide-eyed, idiosyncratic groove “Words,” which you can stream right [...]
Three British mountaineers Mr. Tyson Taylor Charles Kennedy, Ms. Malden Emily Claire and Ms. Atken Tazmin Susanna were with us last spring from April 6 2013 to April 27 2013. During the vacation the Britishers trekked in the Everest region and successfully climbed the peak Kyazo Ri 6186m. Here, we have a photo essay [...]
Whether you like to think sociology is a science or not, it does provide competing theories and tools for understanding societies and explaining human action. As I'm feeling a bit lazy, here's the Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor expounding at length on reductionist approaches to human behaviour and the possibility of social explanation.
Why Watch? This short from director Shane Leal-Willett and writer Charles Taylor is a chess match with a sniper rifle. It features a simple proposition, delivered from a swarthy traveling entrepreneur with far too many teeth in his mouth (Michael Burger). Show More Summary
by Charles Mombo Louis Taylor’s 42 years Conviction No Contest Plea - Gross Miscarriage of Justice? In a recent CNN article, “42 years after epic fire, convicted man to go free,” Louis Taylor who was convicted despite questionable evidence at the age of 16 for allegedly setting fire to a Tucson, Arizona hotel that killed [...]Show More Summary
The moneyed coalitions can't make the union go away. Try as it might, the union can't exclude civic elites. -- Claremont University professor Charles Taylor Kerchner in the LA Times.
From this year's Charles Taylor Prize winner: When Abraham Lincoln embraced the end of slavery, he transformed a domestic civil war into a struggle for the soul of humanity. With this transformation, he now presided over America's first war of humanitarian intervention, with a crusading, explicitly religious moralism at its core.
In today's Urban Planner: Talking space rocks at ROMCafé, a discussion with people nominated for the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, and The Pillowman premieres at The Propeller Gallery. DISCOVERY: The brilliant minds behind the Royal Ontario Museum made a discovery: not all intellectual discourse has to take place in a formal setting. Show More Summary
Charles Taylor argues for the NDP's Unity Bill
(LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands) — Prosecutors urged international judges Tuesday to reject former Liberian President Charles Taylor’s appeal against his war crimes conviction and 50-year prison sentence, saying courts should hold “lords of war” as responsible for sponsoring atrocities as the machete or machine gun-wielding killers they support. Show More Summary
Fifty-one-year-old Charles Bradley finished his shift as a security guard and took the subway to visit his fiancée. The two had made plans to meet the day before. Charles moved out of the apartment they shared on 1527 Taylor Ave., in the Bronx after a disagreement. Show More Summary
Charles Sykes, Invision/AP Rihanna will be joining the likes of Taylor Swift, fun., The Black Keys and Mumford and Sons to perform at the 2013 Grammy Awards show. The 55th presentation of the Grammys will be held on Sunday, Feb. 10 at...Show More Summary
Cindor Reeves, once the brother-in-law of former Liberian president Charles Taylor, and the man...
Quoting Charles Taylor quoting Schiller; from his essay "Disenchantment--Reenchantment" in The Joy of Secuarlism, now out in paperback.
John David Blattner Find-A-Grave: John David Blattner Missing Round Rock man’s car found Located Deceased: John Blattner, age 39, Round Rock TX, 03/28/09 Records shed light in murder case Husband, wife indicted for capital murder in Round Rock man’s death Husband, wife plead guilty to 2009 killing Husband, wife plead guilty in 2009 murder Couple [...]
Pittsburgh at Dallas Steelers: CB Ike Taylor, QB Byron Leftwich, DE Al Woods, G Willie Colon, OT Mike Adams, WR Plaxico Burress, CB Cortez Allen Cowboys: DT Jay Ratliff, OL Darrion Weems, C Kevin Kowalski, RB Phillip Tanner, S Charlie Peprah, OL David Arkin, CB Morris Claiborne Kansas City at Oakland Chiefs: WR Dwayne Bowe, [...]
The Library of Congress this week started streaming interviews with music superstars including Ray Charles, James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt. The tapes, donated by former record exec Joe Smith really are truly must-listening for music lovers.
From The New York Times: Ted Curson, a trumpeter who moved fluidly between soulful postbop and volatile free jazz, both as a leader and as a sideman with Charles Mingus, Cecil Taylor and Archie Shepp, died on Sunday in Montclair, N.J. He was 77. […] • Ted Curson: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Curson [Photo: Soppakanuuna]
Ted Curson, a free jazz and hard bop trumpeter who played with Cecil Taylor and Charles Mingus, and found his small-group groove in the mid-1970s and early '80s, died on November 4. He was 77. Curson came up at a...
Of all the stores that Casey Patten and David Mazza have opened, none has been more challenging than Taylor Charles Steak & Ice, the Philadelphia cheesesteak shop that will mark the partners’ first eatery outside their Taylor Gourmet brand. Read full article >>