juliephillips: Where the Wild Things Are The movie is so super cool, true to the book, and yet delving into a deeper meaning, the universal feeling of being a kid and navigating through family and friends, and the difficulties of personalities that collide; and even when we can live our dreams, there’s always something that eludes us. The music was beautiful too — but wondering what it all...
Music as torture
As I was filing a quick story about R.E.M.’s signing on with the National Campaign to Close Guantanamo, it’s totally awful and inappropriate, I know, but all I could think was that the music/bands that were apparently used in torturing detainees are begging for opening monologue jokes: James Taylor? Neil Diamond? Meatloaf? Britney Spears? FOR GOD’S SAKE! (And the Meow Mix cat...
R.E.M. among bands questioning if their music was... →
Eyewitness account of crash via Bob Brussack →
athensview: Roofer Donnie Polly witnessed the crash this morning of a single-engine aircraft in a neighborhood of modest residences off Barnett Shoals Road near the Carmike Cinemas. Apparently no one on the ground was hurt. The two persons aboard the aircraft are said to have perished.
some details on this morning's plane crash near... →
Plan for rebuilt Georgia Theatre OK'd →
The county Historic Preservation Commission unanimously approved owner Wilmot Greene’s proposal to rebuild the famed music venue.
Plane crash on Johnson Extension, between Barnett...
Don’t know much more right now, but onlineathens.com will have updates soon.
OK, try this link to download the free Whigs song,... →
New song from The Whigs — the title track...
In many ways, Athens is the epicenter of Georgia’s agricultural wisdom– This just in: Carlo Petrini, author and founder of the international Slow Food movement, will be the keynote speaker at the13th Annual Georgia Organics Conference & Trade Show, “Reclaiming Agriculture,” on February 19-20, 2010 at the Classic Center in Athens, Ga. In 1986, Petrini caught the...
j-mac with an excellent op-ed on why conservatives... →
It’s the sign of true insanity that this is something that’s even being conceived. Time to send the people who think along these lines to the asylum. Serious.
Michelle Obama gets the third degree from Big Bird... →
hilarious, though i’m having a hard time hearing such meanness out of Big Bird, who I’m pretty sure is way too kind to be a republican.