If you got a feeling of deja-vu seeing Kanye West on the cover of TIME, there's good reason...
The strong listed here.
It has been a dream season for a bunch of boys who live and play baseball just a few miles from my home here on Oahu. Today, the dream of nearly every American boy came true for them as they defeated last year's World Championship team from Curacao in the final game of this year's Little League World Series.
More from the book Grand Mal for anyone interested... this is a few chapters beyond Fugues & Fireflies...which you read earlier.
Forgive the indulgence but this is cool and not enough mothers-in-law or octogenarians get bragged on in cyberspace
An Australian leader is in trouble for calling his opponent's wife a mail-order bride. Why is this an insult?
The funnies for August 28, 2005
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for August 28, 2005
Two movies about losing your viriginity -- one's out in theaters, the other on DVD -- which one is best?
My Kind of Town turns small towns into clown shows.
Perhaps the two worst things that have happened to bears are the institution of the teddy bear and the self-styled bear expert, Timothy Treadwell.
The newest Strawberry Shortcake addition has some "berry" important lessons for children and some catchy songs too.
The shoutouts to the fairytales are simply that: shoutouts.
If you like poop and midgets, you'll like The Aristocrats
When did Tom Ripley ever expose his nastier side to a crowd? Instead, he plays a deeper game of revenge...
You can call George Bush a mysogynist, a homophobe, a xenophobe, or a warmonger to your heart's content, but for all that, he is not a fascist.
Is it time to talk tough with "our friends" the Saudis?
Everybody is quick to blame the dog in the case of an attack, but maybe we should be looking at the animal at the other end of the leash.
Santorum, in the midst of a tough Senate re-election campaign, is apparently caught in a lie.
What Would the Media Do?
So, while I commend Thao Nguyen for her quick thinking and wish her every luck in prosecuting the man who appears strongly to have abused her, I simply want to add a few words of warning to the digital ether and ask you to think about the ramifications of digital images becoming a form of citizen "justice". We need to be wary in such cases, or our new digital resources may indeed open a seductive but ultimately unjust hi-tech pandora's box.
The ongoing development of the hydrogen energy concept is moving forward rapidly across the globe without much of this activity being obvious...
Eric Kamen lives in two worlds, as a producer in Hip Hop and R & B and as E with his own recording endeavors on an album called Native Unit.
The Duke rages and weeps and sings "F--k forever, if you don't mind..."
The VMAs. Who else gets shot? Here are award predictions which show it to be a Green Day night.
The name sounds like something dreamed up over at Marvel Comics. Throw in hard rockers Tom Morello of Audioslave and Serj Tankian of System of a Down and the result should be "interesting" whatever it is.
R.E.M.; Nirvana; Smashing Pumpkins; Radiohead; Beck; The Breeders; The Verve; Jane's Addiction; My Bloody Valentine; Camper Van Beethoven; Sonic Youth; Pavement; Pearl Jam; Primal Scream; Galaxie 500; Nine Inch Nails; Red Hot Chili Peppers; Soundgarden; Green Day; Dinosaur Jr.
Peter, Paul, & Mary; Chicago; Bill Haley & His Comets; Edison Electric Band
Solid modern rock album, although a bit derivative at times. Great material by Loser, Orange Range, Alter Bridge, Sum 41.
On a sunny weekend with tides running right, we'll be found at a put-in point, assembling our Folbot...
For their third league match of the season, Manchester United are away from home but taking the initiative
Ever since I published my first book back in 2001, it seems that some of my friends just do not want to buy a copy.
Anthropologist Cai Hua studies a current-day people who have no marriage and regard vows of fidelity as shameful.