Allen Adams

Allen Adams

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Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:38

Weird National Briefs - (02/04/15)

Hidden agenda

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. - Police say a 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy wasn’t missing as his mother feared, but was simply found hiding under his down bed, apparently while playing hide-and-seek.

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:37

‘This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth’

New book takes a look at the listed ingredients

Once upon a time, it was fairly easy to keep track of just what we were putting into our bodies. The things that we ate and drank and used on an everyday basis tended to be locally sourced, coming from fairly close to home. So we knew what was what.

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:29

Angry Quaid

Over the years, this space has spent time discussing hundreds of different celebrities. We’ve had a lot of fun at their expense, sharing the myriad weird and ridiculous things that famous people say and do.

However, there are a few celebs that hold a particularly special place in our Celebrity Slamming hearts. For whatever reason, they consistently behave in a manner that makes them ripe for the picking, hence bringing joy to us all. That elite handful sits atop Mount Olympus, the Pantheon of eminent mockability.

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:55

Shadows of Pygmalion

‘The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins’ a visceral satire

Since he first shot to literary fame with his 1993 novel “Trainspotting,” Irvine Welsh has been shining a light on the weird and wayward. Outsiders and outliers populate his pages, serving to comment on the state of contemporary society through their uniquely cracked lenses.

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:53

‘Project Almanac’ can’t find its way

Found-footage time travel film lacks consistency

Making a good time travel movie is tough. Making a good found-footage movie is even tougher. Bringing the two together would seem to be a fool’s errand, a union with little chance of success. Still, it’s unsurprising that someone would want to give it a try.

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:47

On thin ice

PTC presents ice fishing musical

BANGOR – Penobscot Theatre Company’s latest production is bringing the great outdoors indoors.

Thursday, 29 January 2015 03:54

Breaking down the Big Game in 2015

A look at Super Bowl XLIX

I’m going to be clear right from the start – I really don’t want to talk about balls. I don’t want to talk about a ball’s air pressure differentials with regard to temperature. I don’t want to talk about overhauls in the chain of custody procedures for game balls. I don’t want to talk about ball customization tailored to the individual quarterback.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 21:16

Weird National Briefs - (01/28/15)

DUI dominoes

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - Police in a Dallas suburb say a drunken driver crashed into an empty squad car while officers were busy dealing with another drunken driver they had pulled over.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 21:04

‘Dear Bud’

A letter to MLB’s departed commissioner

Dear Bud,

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 20:57

Celebrity Slam - (01/28/15)

Mike Tyson is insane

Celebrities saying crazy things is a hallmark of this space. We’re always happy to hear about famous folks sticking their feet in their mouths; the resulting snark helps us fight back our crippling feelings of inadequacy and envy.

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