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13 Ways of Looking at a Flagnew

A post-mortem of “The Confederate Flag: A Belated Burial in Florida.”
Orlando Weekly  |  Jessica Bryce Young  |  07-06-2015  |  Culture

Why Elections Matternew

A rundown of all the evil stuff being pushed through the Florida Legislature this session.
Orlando Weekly  |  Billy Manes  |  03-25-2015  |  Politics

Collecting Individual Stories of Abuse to Empower Womennew

Nag. Shrew. Hag. Witch. Cunt. Bitch. Language gets succinct when a woman puts her foot down.
Orlando Weekly  |  Ashley Belanger  |  02-19-2015  |  Art

Marriage Equality Finally Comes to Floridanew

Even if you removed all of the hyperbolic superlatives from the vaunted journalism lexicon, pissed on them and then set them on fire, you would still hazard an errant exclamation point at the events that transpired in relation to same-sex marriage over the holidays when nobody was watching.
Orlando Weekly  |  Billy Manes  |  01-07-2015  |  LGBT

Orlando Activists Protest Grand Jury Decisions in Ferguson and New Yorknew

Approximately 100 gather for peaceful protest to point out that racism and police brutality can happen anywhere.
Orlando Weekly  |  Erin Sullivan  |  12-10-2014  |  Race & Class

Man Forever brings an epic wave of percussive intensity to Orlandonew

Few albums are as polarizing as Lou Reed's 1975 noise opus Metal Machine Music. The vast majority of Reed's fans dismissed it out of hand, reacting with varying degrees of confusion and disgust (some even theorized that it was a joke or a fuck-you message to his label), but a few – like music critic Lester Bangs – appreciated Reed's questing spirit and applauded his foray into musique concrète...
Orlando Weekly  |  Jessica Bryce Young  |  12-10-2014  |  Music

Marriage Inequality Hurtsnew

When Terri Binion’s wife was killed in an accident at work, Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage left her with no legal recourse.
Orlando Weekly  |  Billy Manes  |  11-12-2014  |  LGBT

The Republican War on Women Explodes in Floridanew

Charlie Crist's gubernatorial campaign highlights Gov. Rick Scott's failures on women's issues.
Orlando Weekly  |  Billy Manes  |  09-17-2014  |  The War on Women

‘Nymphomaniac: Volume I and II’ are embarrassingly excessivenew

Lars von Trier’s Nymphomanic films are ambitious but pretentious
Orlando Weekly  |  Cameron Meier  |  05-19-2014  |  Reviews

The Legend of Root Boy Slimnew

The crazy life and untimely death of a larger-than-life blues enigma.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Greene Jr.  |  05-08-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews

Of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes embraces weirdnessnew

Barnes discusses his constant creative challenge to channel Of Montreal’s future masterpiece
Orlando Weekly  |  Nick McGregor  |  05-08-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews

‘Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the '80s’new

Gossipy tome brings out the best and worst secrets of a colorful decade.
Orlando Weekly  |  Billy Manes  |  05-08-2014  |  Nonfiction

'Dinosaur Jr.'new

Limited edition photo book places J Mascis’ tightly run ship in a bottle for fans to examine at leisure.
Orlando Weekly  |  Ashley Belanger  |  05-08-2014  |  Nonfiction

'Fictitious Dishes'new

Dinah Fried’s photographs embody the connection between books and food.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jessica Bryce Young  |  05-08-2014  |  Food+Drink

Being Dom Hemingwaynew

Jude Law is surprisingly good as the unlikely funnyman in this flick about a career criminal.
Orlando Weekly  |  Rob Boylan  |  04-30-2014  |  Reviews

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