I'll be honest, until this weekend I didn't even know that the Iroquois Steeplechase in Nashville was a thing. Had no idea.
Even after I found out it was a thing, after seeing my colleague Clay Travis (Nashville talk show host and founder of outkickthecoverage.com) tweet that he was on his way out ... More >>
If you're a prominent, successful college football player or coach, it is usually necessary to block out the second week of December. This is when most of the college football awards are handed out, the week after the regular season ends. For many, it's an exhausting, circuitous journey across the n ... More >>
I was saddened on Thursday to hear of the passing of legendary college football historian and journalist Beano Cook, who passed away in his sleep at the age of 81. Back in the `80's and early `90's, before the television landscape was cluttered with literally dozens of studio shows all blending toge ... More >>
The British writer and intellectual C.S. Lewis, a confirmed bachelor, finds love can come late in life, as he befriends and falls in love with the American poet Joy Gresham.
Tall bookcases rise like cathedral spires on the handsome, flexible set, so many and so splendid ... More >>
Another Wine Blog: Love born in the blogosphere. It's a beautiful thing.
A few weeks ago, when I shared a glass of stinky, delicious Cortese (from Piedmont) with tandem wine bloggers Amy and Joe Power, authors of Another Wine Blog, they told me the story of how they met in the "pre-blog" era, in a ... More >>
You know the drill: the fall movie season starts today, my pretties (my review of Contagion will be up soon...there's a reason it didn't make the preview). Yesterday we covered the first half of 2011's most anticipated upcoming releases, determined through a rigorous scientific analysis consi ... More >>
Photos by Jim BrickerFoals
April 19, 2011
Just minutes after Fitzgerald's opened its doors for last night's Foals show, tickets were gone. The sold-out venue was packed before second opener Freelance Whales even hit the stage, and it's no wonder - Oxford quintet Foals, fresh off ... More >>
Marco TorresTrombone ShortyCraig Hlavaty: News coming out of the media tent: Don Henley of the Eagles had a stent put in his heart this past week. He will be singing and possibly playing guitar, but not exerting himself on drums. This could very well be the last Eagles show for a while - if e ... More >>
Photo by SkinnyOrangeCatRice: Getting crowded in hereNote to incoming Rice University undergrads (and their parents) expecting the full "residential college" experience: Be sure to read everything that you get on Rice letterhead.One of the universities' primary selling points is its residential c ... More >>
Every year around this time, NFL prospects gather in Mobile, Alabama for the
beginning of what amounts to a three-month job interview, complete with
numerous forty-yard dashes, questions about their upbringing, and requests
to "cough while I stick my fingers right...HERE!" It's a fascinating tim ... More >>