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  • Back To Tennessee: The Oxford American's Annual Southern Music Issue Just Made 2013 Better

    Back To Tennessee: The Oxford American's Annual Southern Music Issue Just Made 2013 Better
    Sometimes it seems like we’ve reached a peak-oil situation with regard to good, old, formerly unknown or obscure music: the great stuff has been located, mined and hauled to the surface. Now there are only little pockets left to be blasted out and brought to light, or flushed out to the open air with great force and lots of waste in the extraction process. How many more artists or bands like Death or Rodriguez or Jim Sullivan, or the Nu Grape Twins, or Bobby Charles, or like the long-lost big band sessions by Andrew Hill or outtakes from whichever genius giant you pick, how many can there be left? Just when one starts to despair about the prospects for a thrilling new discovery, the Oxford American’s annual Southern Music Issue arrives to set things right. If it doesn’t contain surprises and previously undiscovered gems for you (I bet it does), then it at least will point even the encyclopedic music buff back to the record collection with renewed fervor.
  • Hyundai Elantra - 40 MPG?

    Hyundai Elantra - 40 MPG?
    I’ve been spending a lot of time at my parents’ house in Massachusetts lately. Many people have been coming and going in that house including Sherry, the housekeeper and Erica, my mother’s nurse. Sherry and Erica recently bought the...

    Kerry Washington's lighter skin on cover of InStyle prompts complaints

    Kerry Washington's lighter skin on cover of InStyle prompts complaints
    Handle it, InStyle. Kerry Washington took to social media late Wednesday to gush about her March cover for the magazine, but her skin tone in an image she posted on Instagram and Twitter appeared significantly lighter than in real life. The difference...

    Ad in SI swimsuit edition features plus-size bikini model

    Ad in SI swimsuit edition features plus-size bikini model
    When Sports Illustrated's 2015 swimsuit issue hits newsstands next week the standard-issue bikini babes will be accompanied by at least one model whose body is closer to that of the average American woman -- plus-size model Ashley Graham. But don't...

    At Stonewall Museum, a different 'Stroke'

    At Stonewall Museum, a different 'Stroke'
    When fashion illustrator Robert W. Richards was 10 years old and living in small-town Maine, he pretended to shop for comic books at the local drugstore. When the clerk, a family friend who lived down the street, wasn't looking, Richards would shove a...