And so the month of August ends along with the end of summer for me. Still, a weekend featuring some improv should be helpful. Don’t forget the Book Salons on Saturday and Sunday folks. Enjoy your Labor Day weekend!
In theory, you may know that it's important to treat your friends with understanding and respect, but this comic by Nate Swinehart reveals the "real" reason why you should play nice with others—and it's pretty darn funny. Read more....
Unfortunately, in this world of mobile devices, we must face one harsh reality -- all of them need to be recharged. With that in mind, we took a look at several items that can make that task a bit easier. The folks at Belkin have developed...Show More Summary
Almost immediately after its December 2012 opening, Ramen Shop became one of Oakland's toughest tickets, with folks lining up for a slurp of Jerry Jaksich, Rayneil De Guzman, and Sam White's unconventional noodles (not to mention the delicious cocktails...
Capone's Art-House Round-Up with FRANK, LOVE IS STRANGE, LIFE OF CRIME, BOUND BY FLESH, and TO BE TAKEI Read the full article on AICN Hey, folks. Capone in Chicago here, with a few films that are making their way into art houses or coming out in limited release around America this week (maybe even taking up one whole screen at a multiplex near you). Show More Summary
This really is our favorite time of year, folks. The children are back to school, we’re all getting ready for Fall, and of course, there are the Dancing With The Stars casting rumors, because, well, it just wouldn’t feel like a few days away from September without those, right? If you’ve been anxiously following us […]
Image via Ikea b4 XVI Whenever Ikea does something zany, be it invite folks to spend the night in their showrooms or populate their ads with people-size dolls, it's worth taking a step back and remembering nothing under the sun...
.. this started as, and in many ways, just remains my personal blog. That lots of folks join in and read, for which I’m extremely grateful. With that I offer News and notes from around the interweb: Malaysia Airlines plans to lay off 30% of its workforce and downsize some routes as part of restructuring. Show More Summary
You know how there haven't been folks with real superpowers on Arrow. Yeah, not gonna be like that on The Flash.
In today's installment of That Can't Be Legal, a lawless broker, or self-appointed landlord (or both) tries to sell presumably unassuming folk on the merits of living in a two-bedroom, 22-bedded Kips Bay apartment. That's right, 22 beds. 21...
Gawker Remembering the Wylie-Hoffert Case, a Double Murder With Three Victims | io9 Here's What Happens When White People Move Into Your Neighborhood | Jezebel How to Make Your Wedding Vows More Realistic | Kotaku Old Folks Trying the Oculus Rift for the First Time Read more...
That's all folks! The final episode of The Looney Tunes Show is going to be super. Cartoon Network's Bugs Bunny/Daffy Duck comedy signs off Sunday with a Superman-themed adventure. Bugs recounts his time as the caped crusading SuperRabbit,...Show More Summary
In the recently released Individual Donor Benchmark Report, the folks at Third Space Studio and BC/DC Ideas looked at fundraising data for organizations with budgets under $2 million. The report contains a wealth of information thatShow More Summary
The folks over at Porsche are definitely up to something these days at the Nurburgring track, as two more prototypes have joined the 911 Convertible and the Cayenne GTS for extensive testing on the track. This time around, the Germans were spotted hooning a couple of mid-engined Boxster and Cayman sports cars. Show More Summary
Here we go again, folks; you can see it coming already. During his press conference today, President Obama talked at length about the need to develop a strong, comprehensive regional strategy with US allies and partners to address the threat of ISIL. So what are the right wing blogs going to...
National Dog Day spread some love for puppies and canines around the world. But what about the folks who have other animals as pets? Take for example Miley Cyrus - she just adopted a pet pig named Bubba Sue. Other celebs with unusual furry friends include George Clooney, Megan Fox, Leonardo DiCaprio, and surprisingly many more. Which famous pet is your favorite?
American Art's exhibition Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget will open at the American Folk Art Museum in his home city of New York on September 2, 2014, celebrating both the 100th anniversary of the artist's birth as well as the soul of Labor Day as an American holiday of commemoration and honor. Show More Summary
The competitive nature of playing a sport has helped a lot of folks succeed on Wall Street. And tennis is one of the most popular sports in finance today. Wall Street is littered with top tennis players. Many of them were top ranked junior players. Show More Summary
After hearing rumours of some shuttle looms kicking around in Italy, the folks at Taylor Stitch decided to put these beautiful, rare machines to good use. With this mission resulting in a hefty 14.75 oz denim, the boys have produced… Italian Selvedge Denim from San Francisco’s Taylor Stitch is a post by Glenys Johnson on Selectism.
Capone's first report from Fantasia Festival 2014, with ONCE UPON A TIME IN SHANGHAI, METALHEAD, CLOSER TO GOD, and WHEN ANIMALS DREAM Read the full article on AICN Hey, folks. Capone in Chicago here. Last year, I got to spend about five days at the 18th Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, and it was a singular experience. Show More Summary