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Defining Manliness in a Meat-Eating World

Yesterday, I was fortunate to hear a great piece on veganism and Masculinity (I highly encourage you all to check it out).  Of interest, was a quote by Triathlete Dominic Thompson, 613 more words


Nobody Cares What We Think

Yesterday, NPR ran a story that utterly blew my mind. It’s not that the news was bad, or unexpected, but in how cavalierly its contents just pissed all over what most people think it means to be a democracy. 425 more words


The 7 Health Benefits of KISSING and Other Cool Todoables - WEEK NINE : DAY ONE

BEFORE ONE CAN HAVE A TODOABLE WEEK, one must first know what to do!

This week I have elected to do “What no gal may have done before…” knock three daily “To Do’s” off my list of action items. 1,514 more words

History In The Groove: Q&A With Author (And 78 Collector) Amanda Petrusich


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If you’ve ever enjoyed the ghostly weird-old-America wail of Robert Johnson, the deep blues of Charley Patton or Skip James’ guitar wizardry, you can thank the 78 collecting community — those dedicated (okay, obsessive) folks who hunt down the rare old shellac records that hold so much of our musical past. 132 more words

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Alvvays’ are a Toronto five-piece whose name is a gift to headline-writers with a love of puns. Their self-titled début album is nine songs of jangling-indie pop. 54 more words


Rubio on Hillary: 'She's a 20th-century candidate'

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Sen. Marco Rubio doesn’t think much about all the presidential hype surrounding Hillary Rodham Clinton.

“I just think she’s a 20th-century candidate,” Rubio, a potential candidate for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, … 304 more words


Chef Thomas Keller Dishes on NPR's "wait wait... don't tell me!"

Thomas Keller, the celebrated American chef and restaurateur, and the only American chef who has been awarded three Michelin star ratings for two separate restaurants at one time ( 222 more words