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Why an Acura Ad Is More Dangerous Than ISIS

What is wrong with this ad by Acura, the luxury car brand of the Japanese automaker Honda Motor Company?It seems...
The Stranger  |  09-12-2014  |  Slog

David Garcia Lands Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's First-Ever Political Endorsement

David Garcia wants to become Arizona's next Superintendent of Public Instruction. And if he beats his challenger, Republican Diane Douglas,...
Phoenix New Times  |  09-12-2014  |  Valley Fever

Neon Trees Cancels Phoenix's Orpheum Theatre Concert

So few concerts come through downtown Phoenix's majestic Orpheum Theatre that when one cancels, it's always a shame. Unfortunately, that's...
Phoenix New Times  |  09-12-2014  |  Up On The Sun

AP: SCOTUS Hints at Consideration of Same-Sex Marriage Issue—But Not Idaho's Same-Sex Marriage Issue

The Supreme Court of the United States formally added same-sex marriage cases to the agenda for its Monday, Sept. 29...
Boise Weekly  |  09-12-2014  |  CityDesk

SL Letter of the Day: Bummed

This is a golden oldie from August 15, 2012. Enjoy. I'm a twentysomething professional snowboarder. I have a problem that...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-12-2014  |  Blog Town, PDX

Homeless in Vancouver: At least the sun was glaringly obvious

Homeless in Vancouver: At least the sun was glaringly obviousWe like to say that things are “glaringly obvious”. But more...
The Georgia Straight  |  09-12-2014  |  Views

Denver Post Officially for Sale

Over recent months, there have been rumors aplenty that the Denver Post and other newspaper properties under the Digital First...
Westword  |  09-12-2014  |  Lastest Word

Goddamn, the New Fly Moon Royalty Track Is HOT!

Our love for Fly Moon Royalty is endless — it's here, here, and here — and it will certainly not slow...
The Stranger  |  09-12-2014  |  Slog

Ethics Commission on David Rivera's Shenanigans: "We're Over It"

It's not been a good week for troubled ex-congressman David Rivera. First, a former confidant was sentenced to a slap...
Miami New Times  |  09-12-2014  |  Riptide 2.0

Tap 42 Plans Tap Takeover to Benefit ALS

Have you taken the ALS challenge? Yeah, the one where you either pour a bucket of ice water on your...

Concert pic of the morning: Tech N9ne at the Commodore

Concert pic of the morning: Tech N9ne at the CommodoreFrom the fast-rhyming Tech N9ne's September 11 show at the Commodore...
The Georgia Straight  |  09-12-2014  |  Views

Bill Montgomery Lowers Expectations on Charging Decision in Green Acre Dog Deaths, Ticks Off Sheriff Arpaio

Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery lowered expectations for charges in the Green Acre dog-death case this week, sparking a brief...
Phoenix New Times  |  09-12-2014  |  Valley Fever

A Look Inside United Provisions' New Restaurant, the Dining District

In early August Gut Check got a sneak peek at United Provisions (6241 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-833-5699), the international-grocery...
Riverfront Times  |  09-12-2014  |  Gut Check

Florida buys more of this item on eBay than any other state

Can you guess which item on eBay Florida buys more than any other state? The post Florida buys more of...
Orlando Weekly  |  09-12-2014  |  Bloggytown

Puppies 'n' LSD: It's This Week's Mercury Film Section!

AT LAST: Some Mercury movie reviews to read while we wait for Christian Mingle: The Movie to come out. THE...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-12-2014  |  Blog Town, PDX

Citizen Dave: Good cities need more streets that 'fail'

How do we measure a successful street? Well, traditionally we've allowed traffic engineers, focused on moving cars, to create that...
Isthmus  |  09-12-2014  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

COPE candidate Sid Chow Tan calls on Vancouver residents to grow marijuana at home

COPE candidate Sid Chow Tan calls on Vancouver residents to grow marijuana at homeVeteran activist Sid Chow Tan believes Vancouver...
The Georgia Straight  |  09-12-2014  |  Views

Bar Primi's Bucatini, One of Our 100 Favorite Dishes

Dish no. 33: Bucatini from Bar Primi (325 Bowery, 212-220-9100) [...]...
The Village Voice  |  09-12-2014  |  Fork in the Road

Jack White's New Music Video Was Filmed at Denver's Cruise Room

Jack White has just released the second music video from this year's Lazeretto, and it's set right here in Denver...
Westword  |  09-12-2014  |  Backbeat

Artist Evan Hecox and Chocolate Skateboards Celebrate With Twentieth Anniversary Show

When the Chocolate Skateboards team rolls into town this weekend on its twentieth anniversary tour, local artist Evan Hecox will...
Westword  |  09-12-2014  |  Show and Tell

South Park Brewing Will Offer a Welcome Watering Hole in the Highway 285 Corridor

One of Colorado's drier stretches will wet its whistle a week from today when South Park Brewing opens, becoming the...
Westword  |  09-12-2014  |  Cafe Society

California Appeals Court Affirms Yelp's Ability to Manipulate Reviews for Money

You'll be wanting to take that Yelp review with an extra grain of salt in light of a California court's...
Phoenix New Times  |  09-12-2014  |  Chow Bella

Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen at The Woodlands, 9/11/2014

Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, Robert Earl Keen Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion September 11, 2014 Between Lyle Lovett and...
Houston Press  |  09-12-2014  |  Rocks Off

Cullum’s Attaboy Burgers is Getting a Sister

Chris Cullum (Cullum’s Attaboy Burgers, Tucker’s Kozy Korner) is expanding his culinary footprint to the St. Mary’s Strip with Attagirl...
San Antonio Current  |  09-12-2014  |  Flavor

Cullum’s Attaboy Burgers is Getting a Sister

Chris Cullum (Cullum’s Attaboy Burgers, Tucker’s Kozy Korner) is expanding his culinary footprint to the St. Mary’s Strip with Attagirl...
San Antonio Current  |  09-12-2014  |  Current Blogs

Gilmore Girls: Coming to Netflix! SQUEEEEEE!

After years of being banished to DVD sets and iTunes purgatory, Gilmore Girls is finally coming to Netflix on Oct...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-12-2014  |  Blog Town, PDX

Religious right nails it to 'Black Jesus'

"Black Jesus" is being crucified by the religious right. Before Aaron McGruder's post-"Boondocks" re-up hit the Adult Swim airwaves, conservative...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  09-12-2014  |  Fresh Loaf

Deconstructing the B.C. Liberal spin campaign to protect Christy Clark during the teachers strike

Commentary »The war for public opinion takes many forms.Deconstructing the B.C. Liberal spin campaign to protect Christy Clark during the...

Pot Farm Showcases Radical Water Conservation Invention

The end of pot prohibition has already led to strains that won’t get you stoned. Could it lead to gardening...
East Bay Express  |  09-12-2014  |  Ear Bud

#Placemaking #Buffalo

Look at me! I’m an urban planner!...
Artvoice  |  09-12-2014  |  Artvoice Daily

Comedian Laurie Kilmartin On the Challenges, Lessons of Telling Jokes About Her Dead Dad

Most critics of comedians who love to take their audiences to dark places usually have a single criticism in mind...
Dallas Observer  |  09-12-2014  |  Mixmaster

Electric Fetus Garage Sale and Fall Festival Music Lineup

Music fans seeking deep discounts on their CDs, LPs, and DVDs -- along with some free live performances, Glam Doll...
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  09-12-2014  |  Gimme Noise

5 Play: Raury gets 'Higher,' Migos make a movie

"Higher" — SBTRKT feat. RauryMost folks are familiar with Raury's acoustic ways, but linking up the elusive SBTRKT finds the...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  09-12-2014  |  Crib Notes

This weekend: Beers and backyards

In our Sept. 3 Simplicity column, we offered a preview of this weekend's Urban Homestead Tour.  Maps are now available...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  09-12-2014  |  Indy Blog

ToDo ToDay: Stefon Harris, DC Shorts Festival, and Adams Morgan Day

This weekend, higher education becomes art...
Washington City Paper  |  09-12-2014  |  Arts Desk

Don’t worry striking teachers, Christy Clark’s pot is (actually) in the mail

Don’t worry striking teachers, Christy Clark’s pot is (actually) in the mailTurns out the Sensible B.C. campaign director doesn’t kid...
The Georgia Straight  |  09-12-2014  |  Views

Tony Tinderholt Unloads: ‘People are Going to Die’ at Border

One possible state Rep. has a plan to stop the "infiltration of our country" by "theiving" migrants who want only...
The Texas Observer  |  09-12-2014  |  La Linea

Songwriting Advice From Successful Songwriters

Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed...
Riverfront Times  |  09-12-2014  |  RFT Music

Buses from Pittsburgh to People’s Climate March

For weeks, activists have been touting the Sept. 21 People’s Climate March, in New York City, as the largest rally...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  09-12-2014  |  Blogh

4 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on this Week

Saturday, September 13: Mobile Om and Rosella Coffee Co. will host a Flow & Joe Vinyasa sesh in the courtyard...
San Antonio Current  |  09-12-2014  |  Flavor

4 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on this Week

Saturday, September 13: Mobile Om and Rosella Coffee Co. will host a Flow & Joe Vinyasa sesh in the courtyard...
San Antonio Current  |  09-12-2014  |  Current Blogs

Kenneth Vetter and Nissa DiPalma Busted Thanks to the Power of Facebook

Here at Schmuck of the Week HQ, we know schmuckiness when we see it, even when deciding who should receive...
Westword  |  09-12-2014  |  Lastest Word

Ferguson Cop Lies to Justify Tear-Gassing Protesters in Their Own Back Yard

A police officer who has been part of the militarized police apparatus holding down operations on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson is spreading lies about Ferguson protesters online.
Riverfront Times  |  Ray Downs  |  08-22-2014  |  Crime & Justice

Pro-Israel Propaganda: Elvis Style

A shoe-in for a spot on the worst movies of 2014 list, this poorly constructed slice of filmic propaganda, courtesy of the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America (the MJAA), is so unintentionally campy you can’t help but laugh.
Cityview  |  Cole Smithey  |  09-02-2014  |  Reviews

The Shortest Distance from Missouri to Los Angeles

Before Michael Brown was shot six times by a Ferguson, Mo. police officer about two weeks ago, no one ever thought much or even heard of this small community outside of St. Louis. No one considered the mounting problems of many small Midwest towns in red states like this one, who have suffered through the great recession with job losses.
Random Lengths News  |  James Preston Allen  |  08-22-2014  |  Race & Class