Four days. That’s all it took for Joe Purdy to write and record his album Julie Blue. That’s how long it took him to record his tales of Indian myths, recuperative bliss and local hospitality at an island cabin amid the waters of the St. Lawrence.
Jody’s Jam: Various TV Premieres
Check it. This is a nice time of year to get away. Get outside, breathe the air and just kick back and relax. That’s probably why Jody decided to hit the high seas on vacation this week and leave the rest of the News-Press staff to languish in envy and […]
Lauren Factor, a captain of the varsity squad and 5th year cheerleader at George Mason High, gets grilled by the News Press’ Alex Prewitt, talking about pop culture, cheerleadings, and the Real FC.
Picking Splinters: Of Billy and Bob: Fitness and Football
Resolutions are a funny thing for me. Usually, New Year’s has done nothing to inspire me. The fact is, it’s cold and any fitness-related activity is usually drowned out by a more pressing desire to sit on my couch and watch college basketball or hockey.
Movie Review: Snakes on a Plane
There are dozens of questions you could hurl at the plot of “Snakes on a Plane.” Don’t. Much like asking how the Christmas presents get under the tree, a true answer to the question is not nearly as exciting. So, check your questions at the door and just accept that […]
A Martyr for Western Oil
Heads up, Israel. This is a set-up. The Bush administration fully intends to exploit the current escalating violence between Israel and the Hezbollah to advance its agenda for the entire region. The goal of the U.S. policy is not the defense of Israel. In fact, it could well involve the […]