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Johnny's Half Shell reopens in Adams Morgan after a rocky run on Capitol Hill

Co-owners Ann Cashion and John Fulchino struggled with legal and financial issues at the old location.

Miss Piggy Sings ‘Doo-Wop (That Things)’ by Lauryn Hill to John Ritter, George Hamilton, and Tony Clifton

19 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Miss Piggy performed the Lauryn Hill song “Doo-Wop (That Thing)” to John Ritter, George Hamilton, and Tony Clifton in the latest mashup by Adam Schleichkorn (a.k.a. “Mylo the Cat“). The video uses footage from The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show, Piggy’s 1982 hour-long variety special. For comparison, here is the original video for “Doo-Wop (That Thing)” and The Fantastic Miss […]

Did John Adams Out Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings?

A scholar makes the intriguing case that Adams gossiped about the relationship years before the news erupted in public

Biomechanics: The wonders of whirl

yesterdayAcademics : Nature

John E. Moalli and Adam P. Summers relish a book on biomechanical spin, from wheels to free-falling felines.

Vilifying Donald Trump Makes Him Stronger

John Trumbull's painting, Declaration of Independence, depicting the five-man drafting committee of the Declaration of Independence, including Jefferson and Adams By Ralph J Benko Last August, Washington Post Bigfoot Columnist DavidShow More Summary

John Adams Contemplates His Birthday

John Adams was born in Braintree on 19 Oct 1735, Old Style, which was 30 October, New Style. That shift was the result of the British Empire’s belated adoption of the Gregorian calendar.Adams adopted the new date, but he remembered the...Show More Summary

Mighty Healthy Launches Pop-Up Shop for Fall 2016 Collection

NY-based Mighty Healthy has affinity for the passionate and fearless – which is why their decision to tap into the likes of up-and-coming-creatives Malika Miller, Moe Adams, DJ Clockwork, John Seymour, and K$ace for their Fall 2016 “New Breed” campaign made perfect sense. Show More Summary

John Conteh: The Pin-Up Boy Boxing Champ From Liverpool

In the Douglas Adams story The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the number 42 is supposed to be “the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything.” Adams meant it as a silly joke but the number is highly significant...Show More Summary

John Adams Views Trumbull”s Painting of the Congress

In 1818 the Revolutionary War veteran and painter John Trumbull came to Boston to exhibit his depiction of the Continental Congress considering the Declaration of Independence.Josiah Quincy, son of the Patriot lawyer of the same name, was then between his terms in the U.S. Show More Summary

Don’t Blame Me If Trump Loses

This is probably the nastiest and most negative campaign season since John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were at each other’s throats in the 1800 election. The difference this year is that instead of two generally respectable people running... Read More

Adam Osborne on Product Release Brinkmanship

I just left a comment on John Jantsch's excellent Duct Tape Marketing blog, an interesting post titled Sometimes You've Got to Burn the Boats. John is recommending building brinkmanship deadlines into your marketing gulp. I've done it but I don't... The post Adam Osborne on Product Release Brinkmanship appeared first on Planning, Startups, Stories.

The Slough of Despond

Deliver me from your cold phlegmatic preachers, politicians, friends, lovers and husbands. Abigail Adams, Letter to John Adams Alabama is back with us. Its arrival preceded by just one day the news that thanks to Donald Trump's sophistication, he had probably paid no taxes for many years. Show More Summary

Casting Call: 15 WWE Superstars & the Superheroes They Should Play

With The Rock tapped to play Black Adam and John Cena a dream cast for Millar's "Superior," which other WWE Superstars should make the leap to superhero cinema? The post Casting Call: 15 WWE Superstars & the Superheroes They Should Play appeared first on

Implicit and Explicit Biases

327 days until classes start. I have finished Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments, and I have begun Henry Sidgwick's Methods of Ethics. As a defender of classic utilitarianism, Sidgwick is not as famous as John Stuart Mill or Jeremy Bentham, but he is considered a better philosopher in terms of the quality and consistency of his arguments. Show More Summary

The L.A. Phil's nonstop new music marathon, 'Noon to Midnight'

2 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

For the first Green Umbrella program of the season, Saturday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall, John Adams conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group in five premieres — four of them commissioned by the orchestra, including one by 17-year-old clarinetist Andrew Moses and another by...

The Ill-Fated Tale of Phoneys, the Stupid Little Sticker Pack That Went #1 on the App Store

Adam Howell: Wednesday night of this week, John Gruber [wrote], “This is very clever, and I can see how it could be damn funny, but I wouldn’t be surprised if Phoneys gets pulled from the App Store.” Shortly after John’s post — I mean,...Show More Summary

A serious Beethoven in John Adams' latest 'Absolute Jest'

We never need to go far for a little — or a lot — of Beethoven in our concert halls. The Los Angeles Philharmonic (with help from the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela) wasn’t kidding when it began its season last year with Gustavo Dudamel conducting all nine Beethoven symphonies by...


3 weeks agoMusic / Classical : Sequenza21

Out today on Nonesuch is John Adams’s Scheherazade.2, a concerto for violin and orchestra of symphonic proportions. Composed for soloist Leila Josefowicz and the St. Louis Symphony, conducted by David Robertson, it also features Chester Englander as a “shadow soloist” playing cimbalom.   The program is, deliberately one suspects, somewhat veiled, but uncannily timed. It […]

J.J. Watt Injury Update: Texans Star Undergoes Season-Ending Back Surgery

Houston Texans star J.J. Watt underwent surgery Thursday to repair a herniated disk in his back, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle confirmed Schefter's report, adding the procedure has ended the defensive...Show More Summary

Gary Johnson, Northern Lights, Frontiers, Megyn Kelly, Adam Lambert, Oklahoma, Alex Newell: HOT LINKS

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

GARY ‘WHAT IS ALEPPO’ JOHNSON. Candidate doubles down on not being able to name a world leader he respects– It's been almost 24 hours…and I still can't come up with a foreign leader I look up to. — Gov. Gary John… Read The post Gary Johnson, Northern Lights, Frontiers, Megyn Kelly, Adam Lambert, Oklahoma, Alex Newell: HOT LINKS appeared first on Towleroad.

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