Good pitching and timely hitting win games, and the Yanks haven’t come through with either since 2000.
Cobbling together a top-10 list of candidates midway through the season.
Wife carrying for fun and prizes in Maine.
Colt McCoy masters the Red River Shootout ... Duke scares Alabama ... and an ugly seven-overtime game.
Eric Olsen, Matt Sussman, and Mark Saleski discuss the major league baseball playoffs, the harvest moon, and more...
The lone completed work from Eugene O'Neill's proposed 11-play cycle gets a staging at A Noise Within in Glendale, California.
Rampaging elephants and clowns not included in this circus.
A museum exhibit causes us to ask ourselves whether we are viewing a clinical dissection or a work of art.
Being the father of a U.S. Marine is difficult. It can be made more so by careless comments.
How do environments, landscapes human and natural, influence and structure the behavior, emotions, and thoughts of human beings?
With just a little adaptation and a few day’s withdrawal from our high tech gadgets, I think we could adapt quite well.
A discussion with the good horror baron of Portland, Oregon.
How our phonetics and native language limit our expression.
I often wonder if people realize how much art they create in their daily lives?
Dear Elsa, My lying cheat of 20 years has done it again.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for October 09, 2006
Digital media music and video downloads and streams.
The much-hyped and very tousled British group finally hits American shores with an album that's pretty, catchy, clever, and, ultimately, kinda boring.
The Distants will suck you in and not let go.
I don't know much, but I know I love Otis Redding.
Wayne "The Train" Hancock takes you back to a forgotten time with Tulsa
"They’re a bunch of dudes, dude."
Still lovin’ Raymond Douglas Davies’ first all-original solo release.
Rancid and The Unseen take a turn in the UK, YouTube and Tower Records in today's update.
Social Distortion rocks Cleveland's House of Blues.
A Shoreline Dream has succeeded in creating a dazzling and ethereal first full-length album.
The founder of nu-classic British soul is back with his sixth album.
Bob Marley And The Wailers: Catch A Fire is a wonderful documentary on the process of building a great album.
A very worthwhile artifact for hardcore fans.
Whether Nightcrawler is Yorn's best work is debatable, but it's undeniably good.
Sixteen years on, Suffocation have still resisted the urge to turn into Six Feet Under.
Cincy crowd pummeled by industrial one-two punch.
Ethno-ambient cinematic music beautifully recorded with a host of top talented female singers, but lacking in distinctive, memorable material.
I will not be reconstructed! Exapanded, remastered, certainly. Reconstructed? No!
Remember when you could go into a record store and get abused by some green-haired geek? It used to be about the music, man.
A look back at two albums by two great quintets.
DJ Logic and his turntables meet John Popper and his harmonica.
What a story it is: a silly plot with holes large enough to fly a spaceship through.
New Books of Note: The stacks of blockbusters you'll be tripping over in the bookstores this shopping season.
Do you know these techniques to squeeze all profits from your website? Not sure? You need this book now!
... what happens when this power comes into the hands of those who have stated that they love death as much as we in the West love life?
The use of violence to suppress opposing points of view will only continue on campus because its tolerated.
Nuke testing freak got Foley off the front page so we owe him something I suppose.
It is not the veil that is a barrier to multi-cultural harmony, but ignorant Islamophobia.
Because the 'Global War on Terror' is not a real war. It's a rhetorical device.
Israel's civil society and the government's unwillingness to do what it needs to do to survive guarantee that it too, will collapse.
Today, secular Israeli culture is failing us. We are left with inequality, a terrible competitiveness, no sense of fair play, and corruption wherever we turn
The federal government does not need another agency. It needs to tighten up the one that already exists.
North Korea defies world threats and tests a nuclear weapon. Time to see if Bush has the balls to put up or shut up!
Patch Tuesday looks big, and a hoax is laid to rest.
British parents are angry that their kids' schools are fingerprinting them and providing police with a database to draw from.
As senior news executives begin to blog what will it bring out into the open?
mental_floss question of the day.
What would you do if you found out you only had a few years left to live?
Who's the baby's daddy and where's the baby's mommy were the most popular questions asked last week.
It's not a definitive documentary, and it's not meant to be.
It's an interesting choice, to make a deliberately boring movie.
Another one bites the dust.
Great movie and even better DVD.
Will this be a cut above the Sci-Fi Channel's usual Saturday night fare?
From Anger to Lee, the Celluloid Closet kicked open and scrutinized.
The Road Show goes great, but not without a few snags.
What at first seems like a half-assed effort in the noir canon is actually a canny commentary on a dying era.
Think of it as a noir movie that Alfred would pointedly give Batman as a Christmas present.
While Ivan Tiggs returns, Denny still has his dwarf to deal with.
It's up, down, over, under, and around in circles as The Amazing Race teams vie to hit the finish mat in the fourth leg of the race.
Tight, razor sharp thriller that makes the current crop of films pale in comparison. Scorcese does it again.
Targ Collective's second opinion to Marty Dodge's 'Black and White and Bored Already.'
This fast paced RTS demands high attention (and system requirements) as players destroy their way through Europe during World War II.
It's a fun, cute, little 3D platform game, at least for the first ten minutes.
If you want taste, you must embrace the fat.