cash advance loans

Between & Beyond: Leaks

The story of WikiLeaks, from its first foray into the sphere of common knowledge to its current stalemate, is probably one of the most important stories of our time. The issues involved span from the true potential of the internet, the true intentions of a global superpower that seems increasingly…

by   |  01/15/2014  |  Comments Off

What It Do: American Dynasty

Last month’s controversy over the statements of Phil Robertson, one of the yuppie-turned-redneck stars of A&E’s Duck Dynasty, dominated the airwaves and the internet, becoming yet another proxy battle for the strange tribal antagonisms that plague our society.

Sarah Palin and her cohort sprang to immediate, outrage-generating action—apparently before actually…

by   |  01/15/2014  |  Comments Off

Deleted Scenes: Bridgegate

Near as I can tell, there are three takeaways from the so-called “Bridgegate” scandal currently besetting NJ Governor and Future Republican Primary Loser (you heard it here first!) Chris Christie, stemming from lane closures on the George Washington Bridge on Sept. 9 to which Christie’s staff has been linked via…

by   |  01/15/2014  |  Comments Off

Shoreworld: Accidental Seabirds – The Greenpoint Spill

Whenever I hear recording titles that release clues to the artist’s deep-seated individuality, I tend to enjoy finding the parallels that tie meaning to the music. Accidental Seabirds are a viable mystery that link body of work to composer history and background. Their new recording, The Greenpoint Spill, is…

by   |  01/08/2014  |  Comments (1)

Out Of Bounds: And Then There Were Eight

The NFL playoffs got underway this past weekend, and while many of the games were hard-fought and enthralling, this weekend figures to be even better, as the top two seeds in each conference are coming off first-round byes and will look to show their might in the divisional round.…

by   |  01/08/2014  |  Comments Off

Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Negative Sky

Locals, we meet again. It’s about that time to express our joy on local music that is making us excited to be a part of this scene. It’s crazy how the New Year is already upon us, and 2013 was one for the record books! Local acts are going…

by   |  01/08/2014  |  Comments (2)

Bar Time: Drinking Up Jersey With Babe Ruth

It seems that no matter where you travel in New Jersey, just about every town has a bar that has a tale to tell about baseball great Babe Ruth having stopped in for a drink at one time or another in the saloon’s history. Ruth’s fondness for alcohol is…

by   |  01/08/2014  |  Comments (1)

Rant ‘N’ Roll: 2013 – One Last Look

I love lists. I’ve been compiling lists since I was five years old. I’m still compiling lists. My recent 2013 Top 10 CDs still stands…but, as any scribe will tell you, it only reflects how I felt on the day I handed it in. These 10 are just as…

by   |  01/08/2014  |  Comments Off

Local Noise: Evie Archer

Evie Archer has taken quite a circuitous route to the career she always seemed destined for, that of singer-songwriter. She started writing at a very young age, but after forays into other professions and career paths, she always seemed drawn toward the creation of songs and the craft of…

by   |  01/08/2014  |  Comments (1)

Queued Up: ’83 U.S. Festival,’ ‘Fast And Furious 6′ and More

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL TIME MACHINE — The famous US Festival in 1983 took place in San Bernardino, California, and allegedly drew in nearly 700,000 people over four hot late spring days. The second of only two such events, it united the rising stars and chart-toppers of the time, from…

by   |  01/08/2014  |  Comments Off


Site designed by Subjective Designs | Powered by WordPress | Content © 1969-2014 Arts Weekly, Inc. All Rights Reserved.