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Southern exposure

Though I grew up in northern Indiana, my mother took us to visit her large Southern family during summer and holiday breaks.
Savoring from Arkansas to Shreveport
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  July 23, 2010

Good fellows

The jazz tide is shifting once again.  
Brian Blade and company help blaze jazz’s newest path
By JON GARELICK  |  October 20, 2008

Fishing for filmmakers

When you can make Shreveport look like Bridgton for less money, what’s the bottom-line allure of filming in Maine?
Maine struggles to attract the movie industry
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 02, 2008

Skell of the year

Much less funny than usual, was 2007.
Sports crime: 2007 in review
By MATT TAIBBI  |  December 18, 2007

Can't drive 55

This past week, we snared an early candidate for the next Justin Miller Award, given to the athlete who most bollockses up his professional-draft status with an avoidable pre-draft arrest.
Sports blotter: "Sammy Hagar" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  December 12, 2007

Do mess with Texas

The Houston Texans are like the soy cheese of the sporting world.
Sports blotter: "Houston has a problem" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  December 05, 2007


Laughter from space

A History of Violence was a tense mob movie, but that title could also serve a documentary about Buddy Guy’s guitar attack.
Buddy Guy’s royal blues
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 12, 2006

Grrrrab bag

Bear is the new wolf
Bear is the new wolf
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 01, 1900