I have to say that for a potentially historical battle between two behemoth football programs with the two most bruising, physically pounding defenses in the country, the lead up thus far to the January 7 BCS Title Game between Notre Dame and Alabama has been proceeding rather softly.
The captains ... More >>
Rock and pop music in the United States has earned a distinguished reputation for quality protest anthems and anti-war songs, from Country Joe and the Fish all the way up to friggin' Green Day. And that's great; it really is.
Not only are many of the tunes timeless, but criticism of our society's m ... More >>
The Beef Ravioli Meal, Ready to Eat (MRE) was the best option on my post Hurricane Katrina menu.Six years ago, citizens of the Gulf Coast were starting to understand the immediate implications of their world post Hurricane Katrina. Power had been out since the storm made landfall, which mean ... More >>
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttThis was a pig at one time.Sad to report that I'm not clever enough to have come up with that little pun on my own (or even, "It puts the BBQ sauce on its skin, or else it gets the hose again!" - a friend came up with that gem shortly afterwards). No, the credit fo ... More >>
The Sopranos is the greatest television show of all time.
I know that sentence right there will be enough to start plenty of discussion, tweets, and emails, both in support of and in disagreement with that statement.It's funny, with sports expansion breeds mediocrity. The more teams that get ... More >>