NEWSFLASH - People die. Man do they ever. This man wrote about coping with it. This is the Year of Death.
As the great novelist speaks in Toronto, mysterious hints of our cosmic connectedness keep surfacing.
Who is this dark-haired, sad-eyed woman who has been painted by dozens of artists over seven thousand years?
Why are atheists angrier and more self-righteous than religious believers?
Blogging is the new internet rage that enables anyone to publish anything, anywhere, anytime, with a few clicks of a mouse. Find out the Holy Grail to hot news.
David Mollett's paintings of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are ghostly. His broad brush strokes and rapid work habits produce paintings that read like next morning's flicker of a dream.
Some of the best photos that flickr's Creative Commons has to offer
Dave slowly turned around to face whoever it was calling him. As his body gradually turned around, the musky fog enveloped his body as it rotated, crawling over his shoulders and eventually slithering downward into the clutches of gravity.
The Pope is dead. Yeah, finally, the Pope is dead. Lucky for him he didn't linger in a vegetative state like Terri-what's-her-name.
Chris Muir's Day By Day cartoon, for April 05, 2005
Did NASA fake the moon landings? A History Channel documentary examines these conspiracy theories...
Comedies should be funny, right?
We tried to watch The Last Samurai on HBO last night . . . Oh God, what an awful movie. A huge slab of solemn, big-budget Hollywood corn.
Unpacking Oxblog's Compelling Comments on Super Size Me
And then it dawned on me, I would willingly give up all my limbs to see Elton John.
Steve Case funds healthcare reform, Prisoners fight for the right, Anger Management 3, Starbucks branches out, Patriot Act reforms
Some notable releases for the week from artists who don't have a huge marketing budget.
With this larger group, David Holland explores how the history of big bands fits into contemporary jazz.
A "gateway" album?
K-Rock's format change is about more than Howard Stern
Live music is better, although not every audience deserves it.
Why is the Republican party thriving? Because we love a good argument.
The British election phony war is finally over, and the metaphorical tanks have begun rolling through the Ardennes.
Congress members have spent nearly $24 million of your money traveling around the world over the last 11 years.
Your tax dollars effectively subsidize big game hunters on their safaris.