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These 7 Songs are Really About Drugs

These 7 Songs are Really About Drugs

Ah, love songs. It’s tempting to believe that almost any power ballad or jaunty pop song is obviously extolling the virtues of love, sweet love. However, the truth behind some of the world’s most popular love songs is that they aren’t about love at all. They’re about drugs. There She […]

by November 7, 2016 5 comments Arts
Willie Nelson Has His Own Brand of Weed

Willie Nelson Has His Own Brand of Weed

Willie Nelson’s brand of weed is now available everywhere that marijuana is legal. Nelson is an outlaw country singer who has long extolled the virtues of smoking dope. He has been stopped on tour buses and arrested for possession of marijuana on multiple occasions, so the coming of legal weed […]

by November 6, 2016 6 comments Arts, Food, Politics, Science, Trending
Dive Into a Pool of Sprinkles at the NYC Museum of Ice Cream

Dive Into a Pool of Sprinkles at the NYC Museum of Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! If you’ve ever enjoyed a double scoop of chocolate on a hot summer day – and let’s face it, if you’re human, you probably love ice cream – then you should take a trip to the Museum of Ice Cream. […]

by November 3, 2016 0 comments Arts, Food, Trending
The Freakish Predicament of George RR Martin: Game of Thrones Season 6 Debuts Before Next Novel

The Freakish Predicament of George RR Martin: Game of Thrones Season 6 Debuts Before Next Novel

The world in which George RR Martin began his life as a novelist bares no resemblance to the world Martin lives in now: subjected to constant scrutiny, analysis of his writerly pace (or lack thereof) and lots of public fretting about whether he will complete his magnum opus, Song of […]

by April 8, 2016 1 comment Arts, Trending
Hello world!

Hello world!

If you want to read, I might suggest a good book, perhaps Hemingway or Melville. That’s why they call it, the dummy copy. This, of course, is not the real copy for this entry. Rest assured, the words will expand the concept. With clarity. Conviction. And a little wit. In […]

by March 6, 2016 1 comment Arts
Do Disney’s 2016 Live-Action Releases Represent Creative Failure or an Inspired Reawakening?

Do Disney’s 2016 Live-Action Releases Represent Creative Failure or an Inspired Reawakening?

With Hollywood awash in blockbuster remakes and sequels, Disney has decided to go all-in on live-action remakes of classic animated tales. It’s easy to see what is motivating Disney: money. Nostalgia propelled 2010’s Alice in Wonderland to more than $1 billion at the box office, while live-action dramas Maleficent and […]

by March 3, 2016 3 comments Arts