This year's dumbest controversy has been over whether Santa Claus, who is 100 percent real, is permitted to be any color or ethnicity other than the whitest white. But a spin through the archives of the New York Times reveals that Santa has been intermittently black for more than 100 years. Someone ... More >>
Veil of Maya, thankfully not causing epilepsy. Summer Slaughter Irving Plaza Sunday, August 1 The fourth-annual traveling circus known as Summer Slaughter rolled through town last night, offering NYC an overview of the modern extreme-metal scene. This year's lineup tilted heavily toward the 'core ... More >>
. . . and flashing its noisy footwork.
The Texas plains look plainer when Audra's offstage; Stew tells an old story pleasantly
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