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SL Letter of the Day: Fuck That Guy

About half a year ago, I briefly dated basically the most beautiful man—picture Ryan Gosling's bigger, stronger older brother—and had...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-27-2014  |  Blog Town, PDX

Watch The Godfather Of Soul Try To Sell You Some Delicious Miso Soup

WUT?! I had no idea James Brown made a commercial, and in Japan!? Sadly, NOT the hardest working man in...
The Stranger  |  08-27-2014  |  Slog

303 Columbia blasts off

Music Notes »The operators of a new venue on Columbia Street say the space is going to feature “99 percent...
The Georgia Straight  |  08-27-2014  |  Music

SA’s Vetter Kids Release Single, Announce New EP

Having already released their debut EP earlier this year, SA punk trio Vetter Kids announced a new EP, Logan, for an impending...
San Antonio Current  |  08-27-2014  |  Current Blogs

SA’s Vetter Kids Release Single, Announce New EP

Having already released their debut EP earlier this year, SA punk trio Vetter Kids announced a new EP, Logan, for an impending...
San Antonio Current  |  08-27-2014  |  SA Sound

Summertime Art Geniuses: The "Hidden Magical Worlds" of Jose Tonito

Courtesy Jose TonitoPandemia in red, 2014It's August and the galleries are mostly closed or operating on short hours. The big-name...
Miami New Times  |  08-27-2014  |  Cultist

So Did Tony Soprano Die or Not? The Answer (Sorta) Revealed!

I'd given up wondering a looooong time ago whether or not Tony Soprano died at the end of the mysterious...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-27-2014  |  Blog Town, PDX

Live in a Car Trunk in Berkeley for $2,000

In response to the alarming and ever-increasing rental rates in the Bay Area, one Berkeley resident has come up with...
East Bay Express  |  08-27-2014  |  Ear Bud

Cigar City Beer-Pairing Dinner at Verde Thursday

When thinking of Verde, Stephen Starr's restaurant at Pérez Art Museum Miami, craft beer doesn't necessarily spring to mind. Yet...
Miami New Times  |  08-27-2014  |  Short Order

Ten Best Fashion Events in September for Kicking Off Fall in Denver

We hate to see summer go, but September has plenty of fashion events to help make the transition easier --...
Westword  |  08-27-2014  |  Show and Tell

Join the Conservative Fusion Party’s “Police Brutality PAC”

Carl Paladino is shilling for the NYS Conservative Party, forwarding the email shown below (SFW):  That’s pretty cool! Register with...
Artvoice  |  08-27-2014  |  Artvoice Daily

Ten Best Labor Day Parties of 2014

On Labor Day, we enjoy the fruits of our labors and, well, the fruits of others' as well. Although it's...

ESPN Reports On Michael Sam's Showering Habits (VIDEO)

Before making doing a final save of each of my posts on this blog, I select a few categories that...
Houston Press  |  08-27-2014  |  Hairballs

Fade to Light in Review

Last week's Fade to Light fashion show had plenty to look at, between new collections, short films, and a troupe...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-27-2014  |  Blog Town, PDX

MGH! envisions 303 Columbia as a community hub

Local Motion »As MGH!, Jason Sulyma has been playing the party circuit around town for over a decade.MGH! envisions 303...
The Georgia Straight  |  08-27-2014  |  Music

Sun Life Stadium Taps Broward Restaurants For New Food Lineup UPDATED

It looks like we're in for a winning football season at Sun Life Stadium -- for dining. The home of...

Mid-Week Menu: Taiwan Bento’s ‘Hard’ Opening, Emeryville’s Newest Food Truck Gathering, and Hopscotch’s Pig Party

Welcome to the Mid-Week Menu, our roundup of East Bay food news. 1) Taiwan Bento’s (412 22nd St., Oakland) self-proclaimed...
East Bay Express  |  08-27-2014  |  Ear Bud

Texas Abortion Clinics Await a Decision that Will Decide Whether They Stay Open Sept. 1

Planned Parenthood of Greater TexasDallas' new ambulatory surgical center-certified Planned Parenthood, which will meet state requirements no matter what. On...
Dallas Observer  |  08-27-2014  |  Unfair Park

Lance Armstrong is yelling at the Gazette

Today, Gazette sports columnist David Ramsey ran a piece talking to a former colleague of cyclist Lance Armstrong on the...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  08-27-2014  |  Indy Blog

10 Minutes with Graham Nash

Yesterday’s hot-button issues remain ‘blazingly’ relevant today...

Good Morning, News!

GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! Someone, someone's done you wrong. You thought that your love was strong. Now you're feelin' like such...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-27-2014  |  Blog Town, PDX

Many New Moms Are Eating Their Placentas. Baylor Wants Them Off the Menu.

By Mark GrahamBrittany Wackowski says Baylor's hardball stance on releasing placentas to new mothers is putting a dent in her...
Dallas Observer  |  08-27-2014  |  Unfair Park

CP Rail suspends Arbutus Corridor garden demolitions for talks with city

CP Rail suspends Arbutus Corridor garden demolitions for talks with cityThe community gardens left standing in the Arbutus Corridor have...
The Georgia Straight  |  08-27-2014  |  Views

Drones Coming to Disney World, but Don't Worry They're Fun Drones

Drones get a bad wrap. Yes, they can be used as tools of war to kill people and conduct covert...
Miami New Times  |  08-27-2014  |  Riptide 2.0

How Rainy Is It?

Word on the street is this summer has been unusually wet. Quoth the audience: "How wet is it?" Why, it's...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  08-27-2014  |  Indy Blog

What Kind of Idiot Gives a Nine Year Old an Uzi?

The dead kind: A 9-year-old girl learning to fire a submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range...
The Stranger  |  08-27-2014  |  Slog

New biz group rides to Springs' rescue

Citing crumbling infrastructure, high unemployment and a divisive local government, a newly created non-profit group is launching an effort to...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  08-27-2014  |  Indy Blog

Watch Video of Gov. Nathan Deal Telling UGA Students He Presumes They're Undocumented

From left, Kevin Ruiz, Carver Goodhue, Preethi Raja and Lizbeth Miranda. Photo via Sarah Young/Twitter Last night, Flagpole broke news...
Flagpole Magazine  |  08-27-2014  |  In the Loop

Queens Assemblymember Fears Chalk-based Graffiti Toy Will Usher in New Urban Dystopia

State Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder is very worried; there's a toy on local shelves that's turning children into criminals. ... Continue...
The Village Voice  |  08-27-2014  |  Runnin' Scared

Westboro Baptist Church Will Also Picket Gawker, Buzzfeed, Foursquare, Basically Everybody Else

Last week, we told you that the Westboro Baptist Church, a merry band of noxious trolls with questionable ties to...
The Village Voice  |  08-27-2014  |  Runnin' Scared

David Ludewig Shooting: No Charges Against Security Guard for Killing Man With Airsoft Gun

Earlier this month, we told you about the death of David Ludewig, who was shot and killed by a security...
Westword  |  08-27-2014  |  Lastest Word

Chef and Tell: Chef Brady Marcotte of Table Top

"If it's not right, it's wrong." Those are the words of wisdom that chef Brady Marcotte of Table Top, which...
Westword  |  08-27-2014  |  Cafe Society

Bacon and Belly for Brunch at Beast + Bottle

Brother and sister duo Paul and Aileen Reilly can often be seen pouring their heart and soul into every aspect...
Westword  |  08-27-2014  |  Cafe Society

Bathtub Gin's John McCarthy's Ode to the Real Daiquiri

Sick of your usual call drink? Try something new. In this series, we're asking the city's bartenders to name their...
The Village Voice  |  08-27-2014  |  Fork in the Road

Taqueria Izucar's Suadero Tacos, One of Our 100 Favorite Dishes

Dish no. 44: Suadero tacos from Taqueria Izucar (1503 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn; 718-456-0569) [...]...
The Village Voice  |  08-27-2014  |  Fork in the Road

Is the YouTube Free-For-All Over?

YouTube is a wonderful tool for procrastination, but often aimless surfing can lead to unearthing new genres and artists you...
Riverfront Times  |  08-27-2014  |  RFT Music

Five Bistro Spotlights Northern Italy With Il Poggio Pop-Up [PHOTOS]

The latest edition of Five Bistro's (5100 Daggett Avenue; 314-773-5553) rotating pop-up restaurants begins today, and it's called Il Poggio...
Riverfront Times  |  08-27-2014  |  Gut Check

The Crossing at New Town's Strange Meats and Store-Bought Treats: Review [UPDATE]

Editor's note: A previous version of this review inaccurately named Wendy Noble as the chef. She left the restaurant before...
Riverfront Times  |  08-27-2014  |  Gut Check

Lawyer, NAACP Say Newly Released Recording Captures Audio of Michael Brown Shooting [UPDATE]

Updated 8/28/14 12:50 p.m.: A statement from the makers of the app which recorded the original video say they have...
Riverfront Times  |  08-27-2014  |  Daily RFT

Four Arizona Lawmakers Likely Bounced From Legislature in Primary Election

Four Arizona lawmakers appear to have lost their primary races. Three Democrats and one Republican are losing races in which...
Phoenix New Times  |  08-27-2014  |  Valley Fever

5 Labor Day Weekend Pool Parties in Phoenix and Scottsdale

The dog days of summertime officially come to an end a few days from now, which certainly is reason enough...
Phoenix New Times  |  08-27-2014  |  Jackalope Ranch

Kelly Michele Wolfe Could Get 16 Years in Prison for Drunken-Driving "Murder:" OCDA

See the update at the end of this post on the possible punishment and bail amount Kelly Wolfe faces. ORIGINAL...
OC Weekly  |  08-27-2014  |  Navel Gazing

Corporate Control in Oilberta

Alberta's oil and gas industry in bed with neoliberal policies.
VUE Weekly  |  Rebecca Medel  |  08-22-2014  |  Politics

In the Company of Strangers

I spent a week renting from Airbnb, Uber and other sharing-economy startups.
Willamette Week  |  Aaron Mesh  |  08-26-2014  |  Business & Labor

Comcast-Time Warner Deal in Regulators' Hands

If approved, the merger would make Comcast, already the largest pay TV and broadband Internet provider in the country, even bigger.
City Newspaper  |  Jeremy Moule  |  08-27-2014  |  Business & Labor