A little fun with our new GoPro Camera.
A little fun with our new GoPro Camera.
When Metro Spirit Publisher Joe White came up with the idea for the ETCP Spring Fest in 2012, he wanted to keep it simple. Not because that made it easier, but because he felt it made things more enjoyable. “What I envisioned was a craft beer festival with vendors and a little bit of live […]
If you ever wondered how national media outlets would handle the use of a profane insult directed at a legitimate news figure by another legitimate news figure let me show you right here from their respective websites: CNN: Donald Trump on Monday night repeated the offensive term a woman
On Saturday night, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson scored a first-round knockout over former welterweight champion — and still No. 2 ranked fighter — Johny Hendricks at the UFC’s latest event. It was an eye-opening performance, and those who watched it live or on television can bore witness to a
His first birthday party was at my mother in law’s house. It was simple. I invited our playgroup buddies and their moms. We had cupcakes and wine and watched the babies play. We survived those early years on cupcakes and wine. His second birthday party was held at The Little Gym. Moms, remember
“Who do you think you are? You can’t say things like that on the radio…” — Unidentified caller to the first Austin Rhodes Show, July 16, 1992 Oh yes you could… and you still can. Successful local talk radio, with an emphasis on CSRA topics and politics, had
Whatever else may be true about me, my commitment to seeing a Netflix television binge through to its grimy, hummus-encrusted conclusion can never be called into question. I finished “Daredevil” in about a week, “Jessica Jones” in about twice that time (I got busy) and the only reason I haven’t
While he’s off saving the (virtual) world, please enjoy this Greg Baker column from 2013. There’s an old saying that goes back to the 80386 generation. “In cyberspace, they can’t hear you scream.” Or something like that anyway. I remember hearing it shortly after I was first instantiated on
It snowed! It really snowed. If you’re not from around here, you might’ve been alarmed by our excitement. The thing is, we’re that happy every single time it snows. We don’t own proper winter gear. The Girl searched for gloves or mittens and came up empty handed. And cold handed. We settled for
No, I am not repeating myself. I am doing my eeny-weeny part in making sure that any prospective employer of GRU’s own “Dr. Frankenstein,” Ricardo Azziz, knows full well that what happened to him in Augusta was not the result of any witch hunt or misguided public protest. Dr.
I recently spent a long weekend visiting some family in South Carolina. The circumstances are a little convoluted; you’d think this would be my blood, my roots we visited. Aside from myself, as far as I know, my entire family resides, and has resided, in the southeast United States pretty much
We live in the South. Southerners love manners. Women pride themselves on raising the most proper children, what with their yes ma’ams and yes sirs. I’ve lived in the South most of my life, only spending about three years above the Mason-Dixon Line. My parents, hailing from Altoona,
I’m a dog person. I don’t hate cats, but I’ve always loved dogs and I’ve had a good run with the canine breed. My first dog of my own, Roy, was my best friend in the world. We went through so much together: Eleven jobs, five different states, nine girlfriends, a wife, three kids, the […]
It’s Snow More — This morning on the way to school, my daughter asked a very interesting and insightful question. “Daddy, why is the snowman still there when the snow is all gone?” Significant snowfalls only occur in Augusta every once in a while, and the snow usually doesn’t last long. The
Fat Man’s Catering and Events isn’t quite a one-stop shop for brides, but they very well could be in the near future. “I keep joking that they just need to open up a big wedding one-stop shop,” said Event Coordinator Heather Bowen. “I can do hair, I can do floral arrangements, I can do wedding
This may be more fun to watch than any movie I will see this year. Something is foul in La-La Land, something is apparently horribly, horribly wrong, and this time, no one can blame it on conservatives. The 2015 Oscar nominations are out, and ut-oh, the field for the top awards is whiter than
Editor’s Note: As Josh takes a week off, please enjoy this column from about this time last year. Unfortunately, we as a country are still trying to hash out this issue. We are told — in elementary school science classes, in college philosophy seminars, by “Big Bang Theory” writers just after
People are funny about celebrities. We get nervous, excited and act downright stupid in the presence of our idols. They inspire us and make us laugh. Who’s your Famous Person? Come on. You have one. It doesn’t matter if you read People magazine or follow Perez Hilton. Maybe your Famous Person
It’s cold here. I realize that I start at least one column like that each year during the January and February months, but the type of cold we periodically experience here in Wisconsin — American Canada, natch — is of the sort of intensity that bears repeating… and repeating and repeating.
There’s a waiting room I visit often, and some of my favorite things have happened there. I’m not telling you where it is, because I want things to keep happening while I wait. I will disclose one fact. It’s not a doctor’s office. Like most, this waiting room brings all different sorts of