Earlier this week The Washington Post’s media critic, Howard Kurtz, published an apology on behalf of the media for its weak coverage of the multi-year run-up to the current financial debacle.
Minced onions, oatmeal, suet, spices, salt and a sheep’s heart, liver, lungs and stomach. That’s what’s in haggis. I know that because I ate it, not because I had been stuffed into one.
An artist’s ability to take a simple concept and expand it into multiple mediums that can connect with hundreds of people never fails to amaze the viewer. At Bailey’s Elementary School, teacher Allyn Kurin took such common items as fabric pieces, wooden pickets, and plywood panels, to tell family stories […]
Never underestimate the importance of preparation for any single poker session or tournament. Similarly, never dismiss certain scientific facts regarding the human brain’s ability to function optimally. I’ve learned plenty of valuable lessons as a 15-year professional poker veteran and none is more critical than the importance of preparation. It’s […]
The 24-hour-a-day Crisis Link hotline is due to lose all of its $135,000 annual funding from Fairfax County if the Fairfax Supervisors follow the proposal of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, the program’s director reported this week.
Those who stay tuned following the NCAA Tournament Selection Special will be able to see Falls Church resident Ed Henderson in the commercial-free presentation of “Black Magic,” a documentary film by Dan Klores.
Last Saturday, Oklahoma State Head Football Coach Mike Gundy tore into columnist Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman. He ranted, he raved, he declared her article on quarterback Bobby Reid’s benching inaccurate — eviscerating her credibility as a journalist — and then declared he didn’t read newspapers because of articles like […]
After more than four years of reporting from one of the world’s most dangerous war zones, Larry Kaplow isn’t sure he wants to claim the distinction as the senior American journalist in Iraq.
And so, this Sunday the sporting year of 2006 comes to an end. Like any other year, it has produced its share of thrilling moments, moments that will be and have been recounted by many other columnists this week. To be sure, 2006 had its fair share of praise-worthy stories […]
One of the all-time classic movies, Cabaret won eight academy awards in 1972 and featured smashing performances by Joel Grey, Liza Minelli and Michael York. If it’s been awhile (if ever) since you’ve seen that film, then let your senses be refreshed with a highly-charged stage version now through October […]