The Donald Trump Experience Comes to Raleigh

The Donald Trump Experience Comes to Raleigh

On January 19th, 2004, Howard Dean gave a speech in Iowa while campaigning for the Democratic nomination. At the end of his short talk, in what is often known as the “I Have A Scream” speech, Dean let out a strange “yaaahhhh” as the kicker to his time on stage. It...
A Beericana-type Report

A Beericana-type Report

I didn’t go to Beericana this past weekend expecting to write a comprehensive report, which I tried and failed at last year; it was too big for that then and it’s even bigger now. Hell, that’s an understatement — Beericana is huge. That almost seems to...
Four Games!

Four Games!

You know when you expect something to go poorly, to be handled as awfully as possible, and it still surprises you with how bad it is? That was Brady’s suspension. Frankly, it’s absurd. Outrageously absurd. In a league with Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, rampant...
Why Grantland Mattered

Why Grantland Mattered

ESPN If it’s not your thing to read a 7,000 word column on Eddie Murphy’s movies through metaphors of Michael J. Fox’s movies…I’m not here to tell you otherwise. Frankly, I’d agree with you. But regardless of your thoughts on Bill Simmons the personality, or his...
#PNCuthere: Adventures in Fandom

#PNCuthere: Adventures in Fandom

What’s your FAVORITE thing about the @NHLCanes? Answer and RT! #PNCuthere pic.twitter.com/Z2S4lVtfSr — Hayes Permar (@DHPIV) April 9, 2015 RALEIGH — How successful was #PNCuthere for the Canes’ last game of the season?1 It’s hard to tell. There was...
Mind Over Monday: Term limits

Mind Over Monday: Term limits

DonkeyHotey/flickr If you’re searching for a list of reasons for why Ted Cruz shouldn’t be President look no further than this article of piercing British wit in The Economist, which could double as a 600 word flyer for any Cruz opponent from now until November...
The Big “O” in Kure Beach

The Big “O” in Kure Beach

I’ve reviewed many things; things that people normally review; things that people buy often and therefore probably discuss on a regular basis; things it’s natural to solicit advice for: music, food, electronics, TV shows, topics of conversation you can strike up...
ACC Tournament: Live Food Blog

ACC Tournament: Live Food Blog

Stamey’s Barbecue | Tuesday, 10:05 a.m. Location: Walking distance, across the street from the Coliseum Price: $ I went to Stamey’s before doing anything else tournament-related, because I’m not a communist. No matter how long you stay in Greensboro, go to...