Friday, August 26, 2016

Good Stuff

Good Stuff
MINDFUL ENTERTAINMENT ... Last week we published a lengthy "What to Watch" article on Amazon's original series The Man in the High Castle. As we were penning that review - and contemplating future installments of this format - it struck us...
AMAZON'S ORIGINAL SERIES OFFERS A CHILLING ALTERNATIVE HISTORY ... AND A WARNING FOR OUR NATION'S FUTURE What if the Axis powers had won World War II? Conventional wisdom holds that Nazi Germany was a defeated nation from the moment its troops launched...
HUNDREDS OF NEEDY FAMILIES SET TO RECEIVE SCHOOL SUPPLIES ... For several years, S.C. Rep. Kirkman Finlay and Richland County councilman Damon Jeter have joined forces to provide school supplies to needy children in the Columbia, S.C. area. Last year, more...
HELLO, LAUREN LUXENBURG ... South Carolina's mainstream media isn't the only area of the Fourth Estate where sexy scribes are turning heads ... it turns out the state is churning out traffic-stopping hotties in the new media realm, as well. In fact, a recently-released...
STATE HOUSE BESIEGED BY GAME PLAYERS U.S. first lady Michelle Obama has spent eight years trying to get people up and moving. Pokémon GO did it in one week ... Gotta love the power of the private sector, right? The "augmented reality" app -...
ADD MEDICARE SAVINGS TO THE LIST ... This website has been unflinching over the years in its support of legalizing marijuana - both medically and recreationally (here in South Carolina and beyond). Our main argument?  Legalizing marijuana (and other drugs) is...
BOONDOGGLE STATUS CHECK ... || By WILL FOLKS || You wouldn't think attending "Faith and Family Night" at a government subsidized baseball stadium would be my cup of tea, would you? It isn't ... certainly not at Spirit Communications Park, home of the...
A VIEW FROM THE FRONT LINES OF LEGALIZATION || By ALLISON HOWARD || The year was 1987 and America's "War on Drugs" was in full swing. Anyone who had a television set (and very few didn’t) was sure to have seen the...

Programming Note #19

CHANGES COMING ... Regular visitors to this website may notice our pages have a new look and feel to them ... the first time we've messed around with our basic design in nearly three years. Don't get too comfortable with what you...
MEET "CHESSIE" A fisherman caught a 1,400-pound Tiger shark off the coast of Hilton Head Island, S.C. this week ... only to discover it was the same shark he caught in nearby waters just over a year ago. Chip Michalove first...