FRI: I find myself in a unique position, given my background, training and experiences, to write about an appropriate response to the Icehole (the FRI name for ISIS) violence. I’m a retired Marine infantryman who taught at a professional firearms training academy for several years. I also spent over 8 years in Afghanistan; most of […]
I remember asking my mom what "t-h-e" spells. I was sitting on one of those plastic benches/toy chests that every '90s kid had and I screamed her name with such power and urgency that I can now, as an adult, only imagine it sounded like I was getting kidnapped (or worse) in the next room. Show More Summary
If you were "blessed" with big feet then you know just how real the struggle to find shoes you actually like (and are even remotely trendy) really is. Hi my name is Raleigh Burgan...
Bootleg Breaking Bad DVD cover in China. via Riding through life on their own terms. via The plastic waste filter that they deployed in the North Sea has a special name… via You came to the wrong neighborhood. via Pup holder. via My friends newborn son has a matching knitted ‘beard’. via Golden retriever + […]
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The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. And this is Episode 255 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig is out sick today. But lucky for us we already had a guest lined up. This […]
(Image credit: Leanne Bertram) Name: Dawn Lindsay Location: Bayside; Melbourne, Australia Size: 3 bedroom house (around 1300 square feet ) Years lived in: 17 yrs owned, with my husband. Dawn is a very talented lady of fabulous styleShow More Summary
Hello, happy weekend, and welcome back to another bubbly episode of That One Drink. Last week, we discussed our special snowflake modifications to alcoholic beverages, and I asked for you ideas on naming one of my new favorite cocktails. The most popular comment — coming at us from Annie — was... Continue reading
Notes On The End Of My Marriage Author's note: This is a sincere attempt to learn the end of a relationship, a final love letter, of sorts. Some of the names have been changed and my former partner has consented its publication. 8.2011 -- The Beginning There is no easy way to masturbate into a small plastic container. Show More Summary
Meet Clara Shandler. You won’t regret it. My name is Clara, I’m a punk-rock-yogi cellist, and I take it outside. I put beats in my Bach, mix a little French impressionism with my metal, and throw a bit of a Buddhist philosophy in some jazz. I’ve been Vancouver’s Sidewalk Cellist since I was 14 and this year I’m […]
(Image credit: Photos by Danielle Moss) Name: Mollie Location: West Loop —Chicago, Illinois My husband, Dave, and I have lived in this space for a little over a year. Prior to moving in we did an entire gut rehab of the space. The condo was originally a factory that was later converted to residential condos (imagine maple cabinets and dark granite counter tops). READ MORE »
Disclaimer: This fictional story was written by Julia Russell in Youth Education Programs. Hello everyone, My name is Julia, and it’s hard to believe that it’s been two years since I started my research as a graduate student at HMNS. … Continue reading ?
“Hey there everyone! My name is Anthony Jaswinski and I’m the writer of the brand new horror movie The Shallows! As if making you scared of sharks wasn’t enough, I’m now going to write ANOTHER movie about horror on the high seas! YAY SUMMER!” Okay, so Jaswinski didn’t actually say any of that but I’m […]
He had a complicated Eastern European last name that I could barely spell, he was easily three inches shorter than me, and I was certain he was my destiny. He was the fifth-grade class president, and I spent endless hours musing about becoming his de facto first lady. Show More Summary
“I was such a sucker then/ Staring at myself in the mirror, I thought I was dead,” Stephen Steinbrink sings on “I’m Turning Inside Out,” the twinkling centerpiece on his seventh album. “I didn’t even know my name/ Theoretical mass in my eyeball is pulling me in/ I’m never escaping again.” That sense of confusion […]
My good friend and an amazing designer and illustrator Everaldo Coelho has been mastering another field, photography. He shared an incredible set of images titled Minimal with photos that as the name suggests are of very simple composition and colors. Show More Summary
Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, and I know that when I think about Las Vegas, the first thing I think about is hockey. Before we get to my special guests for today’s newsletter, let me say this: The three-game sweep of Washington serves as a reminder...
The following post is adapted from DEATH AND LETTING GO (Montague Press) by Ellen Tadd. When my daughter Laura was ten years old, a dog she loved named Adam died unexpectedly. She became extremely upset, grieving and crying about him, and had difficulty accepting his death. Show More Summary
"You're My Dream" is the name of the song that concludes Danish writer/director Nicolas Winding Refn's dream-like midnight movie "Only God Forgives." That song title could just as easily be a question posed by Jesse (Elle Fanning), a neophyte fashion model and the lead protagonist of "The Neon Demon," Refn's latest provocation. Show More Summary
Director Michael Bay has released a photo of a new autobot from Paramount Pictures' "TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT" starring Mark Wahlberg. The picture shows Bay with actress Isabela Moner along with the new robot named Squeeks. My talented young co-star of Transformers, Isabela Moner. Show More Summary