November 30 – December 7
In a typical cash poker game, you don’t face the pressure of having to win every last chip on the table. Instead, you can play a steady, solid game, looking to make a small profit on the night by playing conservatively and making sure you have top hands when you […]
In 1995, I arrived in Washington, DC as a fresh faced and doe-eyed twenty five year old. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do for a living, but I thought working on Capitol Hill might be interesting and the big buildings looked kind of cool. Although I had just […]
Those familiar with the area along Wilson Boulevard have surely noticed a change within the past few years. The once charming neighborhood of small shops and boutiques is slowly being overwhelmed by chain stores like Pottery Barn, Williams Sonoma, Cheesecake Factory and Bertucci’s. There are, however, small pockets of familiarity […]
ATLANTA — During the years I worked for national advertising agencies I learned two things: (1) Expense accounts were the best fiction I’ll ever write and (2) the word “free” adds magic to any ad.
When I told a friend that in a nine-day period this month, I’d been in the front row of a Melissa Etheridge concert at Washington, D.C.’s Constitution Hall and in the second row of a Paula Poundstone comedy performance in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, and loved them both, he exclaimed: “At […]
Music is a puzzle for Marko Nyberg, the creative force behind Finnish band Husky Rescue. He adds elements and instruments in layers upon layers, until soon he has something akin to a perfect drug. Soon you find yourself blissfully intoxicated, awash in Nyberg’s creation of deftly orchestrated drums, guitars, synthesizers […]