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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

100 To describe a photo might take a thousand words, but a picture’s worth, as measured by what it tells, well, that’s debatable. My neighbor is a guru with the computer. Sheila modestly plays down her skills. Of course I’m an idiot, not an idiot savant but more like...
Doing the heavy lifting with Jordan Carlos

Doing the heavy lifting with Jordan Carlos

010Jordan Carlos is ready for a homecoming, sort of. Carlos, a stand-up comedian, writer and actor who can list Samantha Bee, Larry Wilmore and Stephen Colbert as collaborators, began a summer tour on Tuesday night that will take him to the deep South. Leaving New...
A visit to Lyndhurst

A visit to Lyndhurst

101 Have you seen the movie Gloria, or Winter’s Tale, or the soap opera Dark Shadows?  Maybe you’re familiar with the Ramones music videos?  Blacklist?  Annie? So, what’s the common denominator in the above-mentioned films?  The setting. Lyndhurst. In 19th century...
Chris Janson takes Raleigh tonight, Drink in hand

Chris Janson takes Raleigh tonight, Drink in hand

Chris Janson is one of the very few new male country artists to successfully straddle the line separating mainstream “pop country” fans and those who proudly prefer more traditional fare. The musician, originally hailing from Missouri, was known around...