After what we can only describe as a terrible show featuring terrible bands with terrible venue etiquette, Asheville, NC favorite Lexington Avenue Brewery was less than amused when they found their venue covered in pigs' blood. The show was put on by local tattoo parlor Empire Tattoo.
North Carolina is going through some tough times right now. As someone whose blog is supposed to cover Southern politics with merely a focus on his home here in the Carolinas, it gets to be pretty damn difficult to not have an inherent bias towards coverage of my home state, especially when the admittedly left-leaning…
8-year-old Olivia McConnell really likes Columbian mammoths, the Southern cousin of the once-ubiquitous woolly mammoths. So much so that she went to the South Carolina legislature to put forth the Columbian mammoth as the South Carolina state fossil. Such a heartwarming story, right? Sorry. From Greenville Online:
It's worth noting that the same restrictions on donations to federal campaigns still apply, however all of these restrictions were effectively lifted in the Citizens United decision.
As some of you may know, I'm working on launching an investigative blog covering the daily outrages that exist here in the South. Bonus points for Art Pope, hard evidence of direct Duke Energy coverups, and direct phone numbers for people trying to get a story out. Anonymous tips are welcome, my job entails lots of…
Okay, you're out.. well mostly anyways (sorry Granddad). You're new at this, and so is he, and that is so fucking obvious. Like it's hot, at first anyways, like you two are stepping boldly into a brave new gay world. Except then you stop in the bedroom and you have to wonder- has this guy ever fucked anything, like,…
$51 billion dollars, and you can't even get the Olympic Rings right? Come on Putin.
Although he has already agreed to fight The Game, TMZ is now reporting that Zimmerman really would prefer to fight Kanye West for (and you can't make this stuff up) "beating up defenseless people".
...in which I am tripping way too hard to transcribe this tonight. I'll post the revised, legible text tomorrow when the psilocybin leaves me with vision- both figurative and literal- clearer than the lens of my camera.
Gracias por su continuo apoyo a Crosstalk. ¡Buen fuckity mañana, C-Talk!
This song came out in 2001. We used to be proud of our state...
It's going to be dismissed or reduced because of bad police work (and white privilege)- I hope- but if convicted of having half of my roommate's goddamn Adderall in my pocket I face a minimum sentence of 3-4 years.
Hallelujah. Thank you, Justice Eagles, for declaring the rationality that is appallingly still considered "liberal" or "progressive" in this state and country.