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City of Godnew

How Christian churches are changing Kansas City's cultural landscape.
The Pitch  |  David Hudnall  |  11-19-2014  |  Culture

Are We Really the Smartest Creatures on Earth?new

More than 40 years ago, my then-wife Nigey Lennon and I were on our way home to Echo Park when, suddenly, she said to stop.
Random Lengths News  |  Lionel Rolfe  |  11-18-2014  |  Recreation

Mississippi State’s Biggest Gamenew

Mississippi State hasn't lost since last season's unnerving tangle with the Crimson Tide, and when the two teams mix it up again this Saturday, it will mark 364 days since MSU has last tasted defeat.
Jackson Free Press  |  Bryan Flynn  |  11-14-2014  |  Sports

We Don’t Even Teach Democracy in Our Schoolsnew

The failure of teaching by example and how it has affected education.
Random Lengths News  |  James Preston Allen  |  11-14-2014  |  Commentary

The War on Hipster Foodnew

Some recent pieces in high-profile publications are gut-punching hipsters by attacking their diet. Maybe it's time we leave them alone, and let them be hip in peace.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  11-11-2014  |  Food+Drink

Mississippi: Clawing to the Topnew

When Mississippians start doing this together thing, we quickly find that the culture around us starts changing. We suddenly believe we've got this, we can solve problems, we're as good as anyone else and, by damn, we can even win stuff—hearts and minds, respect, awards and maybe even a national championship or a Heisman.
Jackson Free Press  |  Donna Ladd  |  11-10-2014  |  Commentary

The new sustainable proteinnew

Edible bugs are a largely untapped food source, and not as icky as you think
VUE Weekly  |  Mel Priestley  |  11-10-2014  |  Food+Drink

Creating a Craft Beer Culturenew

Portland's incredible beer culture didn't happen by accident
VUE Weekly  |  Jason Foster  |  11-10-2014  |  Food+Drink

High Expectationsnew

William Shakespeare wrote in "Henry IV": "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown." This quote seems to apply to Mississippi State University as the team learns to live with the No. 1 ranking in the country.
Jackson Free Press  |  Bryan Flynn  |  11-02-2014  |  Sports

Solidarity Forever, or at Least for Now!new

Understanding which side of the fence you are on
Random Lengths News  |  James Preston Allen  |  11-02-2014  |  Commentary

When wild game is on a restaurant menunew

Before you order those pricy venison medallions, consider where they may, or may not, have come from.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  10-29-2014  |  Food+Drink

Get Witch or Die Tryin'new

Surveying Salem's crass and surreal tourism gauntlet.
Dig Boston  |  Ryan Walsh  |  10-29-2014  |  Culture

Why the African-American Cultural Scene Struggles to Thrive in Charlottenew

After CIAA and other major events, the crowds fade from black. Why is that?
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Jarvis Holliday  |  10-29-2014  |  Culture

Behold Old Yeller: Chatting with Lewis Blacknew

America’s favorite hot-tempered comedian and social critic Lewis Black yells about everything from voter suppression and being a socialist to Oregon’s efforts to legalize recreational marijuana and the downfalls of the 21st century. Under Black’s flame, no topic, politician or village idiot walks away unscathed.
Eugene Weekly  |  Alexandra Notman  |  10-29-2014  |  Comedy

The Power of Tomatillosnew

Chile verde, hands-down, is the highest use of tomatillos.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  10-24-2014  |  Food+Drink

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