Archive for the 'Local' Category

“The Genocide of Southern Culture”

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

A letter writer in today’s News and Record compares the sale of Mexican flag license plates with genocide:
Now I ask, why is the N.C. license plate office allowed to sell a plate with a flag of a foreign country but not a Confederate flag plate? … This is just another example of the increasing genocide [...]

ConvergeSouth Film Festival

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

For me, the highlight of this year’s ConvergeSouth was definitely the film festival organized by Andy Coon. Don’t worry if you missed it – Andy’s taken the time to post video of most of the films. My personal favorites were the Deadly Finger entries, the Banana Bus, and the Katrina film. There are other great [...]

A Little Rurality

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

David Wharton shares memories shaped by the Haw river:
In high summer the fireflies would settle in the trees after their dipping twilight mating flights and just pulse, their yellow glow contrasting with the thick icy white of the Milky Way. Late at night the whippoorwills would wake us up with their loud, repeating cries. In [...]

Cartoon: Haw River

Monday, October 8th, 2007

Cartoon: Haw River

Cartoon: Greensboro City Leaders Blaze a Trail

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Cartoon: Greensboro City Leaders Blaze a Trail

Coming Soon: Wray/Johnson Transcript

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

According to Cara Michele in a comment on Ed Cone’s blog, the Greensboro City Council has voted 9-0 to release the recording and transcript of the Wray/Johnson conversation that preceded Wray’s resignation:
Council just voted (9-0) to release the tape and transcript of the conversation between David Wray, Mitchell Johnson and the City’s personnel director, on [...]

Bloggers in the Wild

Saturday, September 15th, 2007

Thursday night I went with Ged and a few other folks from work to see a taping of NPR’s “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell me!” at Wake Forest’s Wait Chapel. It was a great show, and fun to see what goes into making an episode. They had the Hornets’ Chris Paul as a guest. Not being [...]

Cartoon: Invasion of the Suburbia Snatchers

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Cartoon: Cartoon: Invasion of the Suburbia Snatchers

Cartoon: Caught in the Middle

Monday, August 27th, 2007

Cartoon: Cartoon: Caught in the Middle

Cartoon: Reinforcements Needed

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Cartoon: Reinforcements Needed