There are good days, there are great days, and then there are days like the one Scottish golfer Elliot Saltman had Friday at the Bankia Madrid Masters tournament in Spain. Saltman drained a hole-in-one on the 204-yard third hole and won the glorious prize--his own body weight in ham. That's 238 poun ... More >>
We here at Runnin' Scared have fastidiously documented our obsession with the royal family/wedding. So when we read that the Daily Mail had run an exclusive interview with Wills (an excerpt from an upcoming book on the queen), we just had to weigh in. In the Daily Mail piece -- which is accom ... More >>
David Miscavige and crew in happier timesHappy Independence Day! And to our international readers, Happy Monday! Here in America, we'll be enjoying cool drinks by the pool or the beach or at the backyard barbecue, and the news cycle should be slow. So we thought we'd take this relaxing time ... More >>
Bible + Sports = Odd Paradise
In honor of 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, we've invited SOTC buddies and pop savants Sean Fennessey and Ryan Dombal to lend a certain wisdom and perspective to these sure-to-be completely dignified proceedings. Gentleman? John Shearer 9:00pm Sean: We're coming to you live from one or two or ... More >>
Tales of (very minor) stardom with the anti-folk/comic-book luminary
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
Dark Meat at last year's SXSW, photo by Rebecca Smeyne See, it's totally lame, don't worry, you're not missing a thing South by Southwest just firebombed everybody's inboxes with a partial list of names playing this year's barbecue-and-booze blitz. A quick scan reveals the midsize marquee names to ... More >>
So where does Hegeloff sleep? With me in the bed and Thomas is there too.
It's the Baum: Scarlett Thomas puts the nightmares back in
A Former Voice Publisher
Palestinian Film and Oscar Eligibility
The Lit Parade
Beyond Osama: The Pentagons Battle With Powell Heats Up
Nation Ignored Foot-and-Mouth Warning, Dooming 910,000 Sheep. A Special Report From the Killing Fields
Movies Play Catch-up With the Clubbing-and-Drugging Scene
Hanging Out With a Bookmaker on the Super Bowl, Betting's Biggest Event
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