"Bad Hunger, Heavy Lust, Awful Music"
NASA Administrator Mike Griffin and The New Times Trade Words
Dear Jon, (can I call you Jon?)
Most boomers don't want to keep slogging away in the same old job. They want something different, often what the MetLife study described as "good work" that gives the worker a sense of giving back to the community.
"You know, I don't know about this doctrine of assassination, but if he thinks we're trying to assassinate him, I think that we really ought to go ahead and do it."
This amazing book will take a poker slacker and make them an expert - spinning the numbers to their great benefit. To reach the heights he makes available, however...don't forget the 20 problems for tomorrow.
Right now it's just hot. Really, really hot. And it doesn't make any difference that it's a dry heat.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for August 24, 2005
Don't you wish you could be a panhandler in Denver and earn $50K a year or more tax free?
It is time to get our priorities straight. Protect liberty and protect America. The West needs an Ellis Island.
When a doctor tells a patient she's fat and needs to reduce or she'll die, is it advice or insult?
As human presence on the planet continues to grow, means of curtailing our impact on the natural world become even more pressing.
The reason that cycling is such an avid pastime today is due largely to the influence of one sharply-dressed, bowtie-wearing young scrapper by the name of Pee-Wee Herman. His gripping cinematic drama, aptly titled Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, chronicles the tale of his cross-country trek in search of the hooligans and thugs who lifted his beloved bicycle.
Goodbye to Brock Peters and Hello to Halo, aliens and more Frank the Tank.
Its first hour is extremely sluggish, and after thrusting along at a leisurely pace, the picture pulls out before climaxing.
One can only hope that more well-written musicals with more surprise vocal performances, will follow in Chicago’s wake.
The third season of Columbo continues the rumpled detective's tradition of crisply written mysteries.
This should ease Toronto's fear of being known only for its clean subways.
A masterpiece insinuates itself into your heart and eats away at whatever joy it finds there.
The facts show that the evangelical community has spent the better part of two days condemning Pat Robertson, and has been ignored.
Robertson apologizes for his fatwa, but with more excuses than you'd accept from a six-year-old.
Robertson says something ugly, and the right's reaction? Inadequate.
Flags and lip service are all the support some Americans can muster.
Yet another voice opposed to a war we should have never started.
The fly lands at a meeting including Hillary, Bill, Sandy, Paul, Richard and Jamie.
Every nation has a hero, whether mythical or historic, who symbolically sums up the nation's pride, purpose and personality. --The United States has its George Washington. --Numerous countries in South American have Simon Bolivar.
Plenty of impending sex, nutty relatives, and bizarre bounty targets for Stephanie Plum. And dumpsters. And a dwarf.
Everyone should be familiar with Nina Simone. If you're not, don't start with this disc.
This week's playlist explores songs about teeth, but also explores the power of the playlist itself.
Manchester United progress to the all-important group stage of the European Champions League with an easy 3-0 victory in Hungary
The keys seem to be in what it teaches: ability, responsibility, independence, and values.