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04.08.2014 | | Posted at 06:17 PM
By Joseph Nicol
Few things are as satisfying as those first beers outside somewhere. Especially after The Winter That Was. So with something this meaningful it’s important not to screw it up. Here are some of the first beers you need to enjoy outside this year.1. Monkey King Farmhouse Ale – New Holland BrewingLike spring, it starts off sharp and a little spicy reminding you that winter is ...
06.21.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
Every week or so, bloggers very publicly complain that they aren't being taken seriously. Usually it's because they aren't.  Legally, blogs don't receive the same protections. Professionally, agencies don't provide even the most prominent of websites the same level of access as low circulation newspapers. And socially (perhaps Buzz Bissinger-ly), they are viewed with the esteem of a red light dis...
04.14.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
In the blogging world, Gawker Media is to bloggers like me as Michael Jordan, Elvis and Jesus Christ are to bloggers like me. They’re bigger than big. Owner Nick Denton, who pioneered the business of paying people minimum wage to cynically aggregate news, has a stable of websites including the prominent sports blog Deadspin, the titular Gawker celebrity and media gossip site, and, up until hours...
02.17.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By kate engbring
After seeing Barack speak in Milwaukee the other day, I must say that its tough not to jump on the Obama bandwagon. For the little I do know about the candidates, one thing I have come to find is that the thing that attracts me to Obama is his ability to dream. Perhaps I am simply one of the many who are finding it hard to resist his charm- but for some reason, I am beginning to believe that the s...