1. Alan Ilagan’s Jury Duty Journal
Local writer and artist Alan Ilagan recently served on the jury for the trial of the Albany teen who stabbed 17-year-old Tyler Rhodes to death during an altercation that was caught on video. He chronicled his journey and related not only his involvement in the process but the emotional […]
Davy Jones has died from a heart attack. He was 66.
One of my first obsessions with any television show was “The Monkees.” I think it was either VH1 or MTV (or both) that showed them incessantly at one point in […]
I was exposed to Bird through a review of 2009’s “Noble Beast,” which was to that point his […]
Ibrahim ag Alhabib was only a toddler when he saw his father abducted and executed by Mali’s government forces, who were working to suppress a Touareg rebellion. The nomadic berber tribe had risen up against what they perceived as government tyranny and suppression against their way of life, and paid a steep and swift price.
Lost in the coverage of the hurricane and subsequent flooding that eviscerated small towns and big-city cynicism over media hype this past weekend, this year’s Restoration Festival at St. Joseph’s Church on Ten Broeck (behind the Palace) included a first day that saw a bigger and more enthusiastic […]
This week will be focused on helping our team meet its goal of raising $5,000 for the Special Olympics of NY as part of their “Over the Edge” fundraising event.
Hello, Kevin Marshall’s Americans! What’re you doing after work?
Why don’t you shut your mouth and let me tell you what you’re doing.
You’re going to leave work, maybe get dinner. Hopefully you’ll get it with the special someone in your life, but if you’re like me you’ll eat a can of hot chili alone. […]
Tomorrow (Saturday, August 13th) is the 10th Annual Concert Under the Stars and Irish Festival at the Waterford waterfront from 3:0opm until 9:00pm.
The event is free and includes an Irish themed canal tour, food vendors, Irish merchants, family events, and performances by the Scotia Glenville Pipe Band, The Boys of Wexford, and Capital Region […]
In the winter of 2008, I bought an album that received so much play that I stopped counting the number of times my iPod’s battery died in the midst of listening to it, which is (thankfully) the closest thing we have in this day and age to wearing out the grooves in a vinyl record. The […]
- Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye…
- Listen to me LIVE as guest co-host of Alternative to Sleeping tonight at 10pm!
- Realtors: “WAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH” George Hearst III: “NONONOO SSSSHHH IT’S OKAY, it’s okay…here. Here’s a pacifier.” Kristi: “#oops.”
- Open Mic web series premiere tonight @ Lark Tavern
- Trust Me, You’re Going to Want to See This