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Kiss me, I’m Irish-American

February 23, 2011 With a first name that literally means “Ireland” in Gaelic, a last name that reflects my descendancy from the Emerald Isle’s high kings and my flaming red hair, which, of course, is all natural (OK,... more »»

WWE star Jericho goes to the mat

February 23, 2011 By Amy Phelps Picking up where he left off in his previous memoir, A Lion’s Tale, WWE wrestler Chris Jericho talks about his experience in the world of World Wrestling... more »»

Acting governor Tomblin and the state of the state

January 26, 2011 Declaring that West Virginia is poised to gain economic ground in the recession’s wake, acting Go. more »»

Killing the political messenger in the name of spin

January 26, 2011 Could a “Wag the Dog” syndrome be in play regarding the assassination attempt on Rep. more »»

Sen. Joe Manchin talks jobs, money and funding the arts

January 26, 2011 As part of an ongoing listening tour around West Virginia, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin visited the Parkersburg Art Center recently to tour the facility and learn about its programs. more »»

Remembering the Bill Stewart era

December 28, 2010 Bill Stewart. He’s a household name in his native state of West Virginia. more »»

Mario turns 25

December 28, 2010 Everyone’s favorite mushroom-stomping plumber had such a hold on Brian Palmer’s eight-year-old mind that he and a friend would often draw their own levels on pieces of pape. more »»

The year's best albums

November 23, 2010 How you fooled me with your possibility, 2010. Between politics and my personal life, I couldn’t tell which part of 2010 was more dysfunctional. more »»

Looking back at Jamie Oliver’s Huntington food experiment

November 23, 2010 “I can’t believe we won an Emmy,” tweeted celebrity British chef James Oliver on the “Best Reality Series” win for the six week series “Jamie’s Food Revolution,” which aired in 2010 but was shot in... more »»

The life of a fighter

October 27, 2010 Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Logan Vannoy's record is 1-1, and he hopes to tack on another win during the Ohio Xtreme Cage Fighting 19 — Redemption event Nov. more »»

’Tis the season for adventure

October 27, 2010 For those willing to brave the coming winter blast, West Virginia offers winter adventures aplenty. Want to spend a day rocketing down snow-covered mountains? You can do that. more »»

‘The Walking Dead’ TV show is finally here

October 27, 2010 A sickness has infected comic book shops across the globe. It spreads from shelf to reader, turning them incurably ravenous. The afflicted then pass it on to unwary friends and family. more »»

Yes, it’s early but we’re ready for snow

October 27, 2010 Classic song lyrics tell of “dashing through the snow” or of “frightful weather outside,” but the bottom line often means so many feet of white stuff that you can’t leave your quarters unless someon... more »»

Song of the Day: 'Don't Stop!' by Child Rebel Soldier

October 12, 2010 I've been ecstatic to hear material from this hip-hop supergroup since they worked together on a song for a mixtape years ago. more »»

Song of the Day: 'Cloak and Cipher' by Land of Talk

October 7, 2010 I first learned about Land of Talk from NPR's "All Songs Considered." My ears perked up when the group was described as a female-fronted Sparklehorse, with roots in folk and rock. more »»

Song of the Day: 'Too Much' by Sufjan Stevens

October 4, 2010 "Too Much," the second song on Sufjan Stevens' upcoming album, "The Age of Adz," — available for free download prior to the album's release — is not exactly what you'd expect from this typically... more »»

Brewing your own brewskis

September 30, 2010 It is that time of the year when seasonal beers start to fill the shelves at your local grocery stor. more »»

Your guide to seasonal beers

September 30, 2010 It's the time of year when many people are out picking pumpkins, but for the beer lovers of the world it's the time to be drinking them. more »»

Song of the Day: 'Melancholy Hill' by Gorillaz

September 21, 2010 So there's this band you've probably never heard of, Gorillaz. It's like a cartoon band, man! I've never been a huge Gorillaz fan. That's not to say I dislike them. more »»

"Angela Surf City," by The Walkmen

September 15, 2010  The Walkmen have released one of the best critically reviewed albums of the year and their careers with "Lisbon," which just came out Tuesday. more »»

 
 

 

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