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  • When jokes go too far

    When jokes go too far
    Oscar hosts are supposed to be irreverent and edgy, otherwise they are instantly accused of boring us silly. So Seth MacFarlane must have been surprised by the rolling backlash from his performance at last week's Academy Awards.
  • Fakers have their fun but need to forge stronger links to story

    Fakers have their fun but need to forge stronger links to story
    In a 1997 essay on the art market, cultural critic Dave Hickey pointed out that "when you trade a piece of green paper with a picture on it, signed by a bureaucrat, for a piece of white paper with a picture on it, signed by an artist, you haven't bought...

    A field guide to hecklers

    A field guide to hecklers
    Let's talk about heckling. Who isn't talking about heckling? ("Shut up! I'm talking about heckling, you idiot. If we wanted you to talk about heckling, we'd give you a crayon and a sheet of graph paper!") Anyway, as I was saying, every few months it...

    Orioles welcomed home for long-awaited playoff date

    Orioles welcomed home for long-awaited playoff date
    They clinched their post-season berth in an airplane over Florida and secured their spot in the divisional series in Texas. But for a town awash in orange and fans beyond thrilled, the Orioles are now fulfilling what the late comedian George Carlin said,...

    Penn's Peak turns 10: Here were the owner's favorite shows. What were yours?

     
    Penn’s Peak, the sprawling mountaintop music venue near Jim Thorpe, this month marks 10 years of operations, and in that time has seen 700 to 800 shows by artists playing country, rock, pop, jam band, blues and just about any...