Humming Kraft

10 Mar 19
Ars Raving Mad

Reinforcing your daily life with healthy habits can help set you up for long-term success. Media is rife with examples of various titans of industry and their quirky rituals or structured schedules. The famous scene in The Wolf of Wall Street of Matthew McConaughey’s character teaching Leonardo DiCaprio’s character how to amp himself up, through […]

08 Mar 19
Reflections

Emma McMahon “Well, this is a nice change of scenery.” “It’s a prison cell.” “I was being sarcastic.” “Oh. Well, you can call me the mitochondria—” “Don’t even—” “Because I’m the powerhouse of this cell!” Jace Everett smiled brightly from where he was leaning against the prison’s grey cell wall. However, Jace was certainly not […]

26 Feb 19
Arcynewsy

Graph: GMG, Photo: Getty FunbagTime for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Do you have something in your head? [Email the Funbag](Mailto: funbag.deadspin@gmail.com). Today we talk about Bojangles, Bob Kraft, burnt hot dogs and more. Your letters: Anthony: My friends and I have answered this question, and I'm curious about your perspective as someone […]

15 Feb 19
Charlotte Players

Director Paula Pender has put together a talented and energetic cast for the Charlotte Players production of “Singin’ the in the Rain,” playing through Feb. 24 at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center on the campus of Charlotte High School in Punta Gorda. The “Greatest Movie Musical of All Time” has been faithfully and lovingly adapted by […]

12 Feb 19
Connor's Book Blog

“Kill Shot” : Vince Flynn Connor Adams Espionage, assassination, betrayal, romance, and action. Just saying those words has some of you humming the Mission Impossible theme song. I have some good news, Kill Shot has all of the great qualities of your 21st century action thriller, but without the Tom Cruise that you’re starting to find a […]

12 Feb 19
Endometriosis survivor

Health, climate change, animal welfare… what’s driving more people and brands to embrace a plant-based diet. By Dan Hancox  Dan Hancox is a freelance journalist, focusing on music, politics, cities and culture Late on a Thursday afternoon in early March, just off Brick Lane in the heart of London’s nightlife hotspot Shoreditch, 23-year-old Louisa Davidson […]

28 Jan 19
Geometry Zoo

Siobhan is a headbanger. She loves 80s speed metal, especially the gnarly harmonies of Judas Priest and Annihilator. To her constant frustration, not one ornithologist has picked up on Siobhan’s rythmic renderings of classic shredding, although one twitcher did find himself humming ‘The Ace of Spades’ on his way back to the car. Which vexed […]

13 Jan 19
American Heritage Center (AHC) #AlwaysArchiving

From 1955-56 on ABC, a live TV series titled Star Tonight offered the chance for young up-and-coming New York actors to star in a show opposite established players. The known stars included: Buster Crabbe, Neva Patterson, Theodore Bikel, and June Lockhart; the newbies included: Joanne Woodward, Maureen Stapleton, Jason Robards Jr., and Robert Culp. The […]

29 Dec 18
Bhakti Shravana 108

Sataka 9 1 When, laughing, dancing, singing, the hairs of my body erect, my eyes filled with tears, my body stunned, covered with perspiration, and displaying the various symptoms of very sweet devotional ecstasy, will I, continually remembering my beloved Sri Sri Radha-Krishna, and mad with ecstatic love, continually reside in Vrindavana? Vers 1 Wenn […]

26 Dec 18
Daily Republic

Did somebody say eat? All I have to do is mention food in a column and I will hear from enough readers to polish off an all-you-can-eat buffet. They’re kind enough to say they like my column, but what they really want is a recipe. Not that I blame them. I like food, too. Especially […]

02 Dec 18
New Orleans Saints Blog and Podcast

The 2018 New Orleans Saints are on a winning streak that has caused the league and the nation to take heed. There are many similarities with both squads starting with Mickey Looms, Coach Payton and Dennis Allen in the management and coaching areas. Of course, with the passing of Mr. Benson there is a difference […]

19 Nov 18
MANAGER MINT MEDIA

Some days, the companies and people making business news might be a bit obscure to the Wall Street novice. Not on this day, though. Ubiquitous retailer Walmart (NYSE:WMT) turned in a fairly impressive quarterly report by most measures — but not all of them. Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) gave the details on its holdings this week, and if […]

19 Nov 18
Financhill

Some days, the companies and people making business news might be a bit obscure to the Wall Street novice. Not on this day, though. Ubiquitous retailer Walmart (NYSE:WMT) turned in a fairly impressive quarterly report by most measures — but not all of them. Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) gave the details on its holdings this week, and if […]

16 Nov 18
The Introvert's Catnip

My 25-year college reunion recently came, and then it went.  I did not attend. In fact, I have yet to attend any of my high school or college reunions.  I don’t have a rock-solid reason for my avoidance, as it seems to be more the vague sense of trepidation that many of us can feel concerning […]