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The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel

by Clay Bloodworth “You see, there are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity.” Wes Anderson is one of them. His movies [...]

Come on Charlie

Come on Charlie

Nan Rich calls out Crist By Rick Outzen Nan Rich wants to be Florida’s next governor. To win, the former Florida Senate Minority Leader is fond of saying that she has to beat two [...]

Outtakes—Words With Power

Outtakes—Words With Power

His words came near the end of a recent press conference on street violence. Some may have missed the significance of them, but they voiced sentiments that have been festering in the African-American [...]

Small Plates, Big Picture

Small Plates, Big Picture

By Jessica Forbes The subject of food is generally a good, safe conversation starter at an event, particularly if you are striking up conversations with chefs and farmers. Talking about the food [...]

Ears & Fingers 6/19/14

Ears & Fingers 6/19/14

by Jason Leger The Antlers—Familiars “When Heaven has a line around the corner, we shouldn’t have to wait around and hope to get in.” This line is from the opening track on [...]

“The Double” Breaks from the Norm

“The Double” Breaks from the Norm

by Clay Bloodworth The idea of meeting your own doppelgänger or clone has been explored in movies many times before, one of the most current being the excellent thriller “Enemy” from earlier [...]

News of the Weird 6/19/14

News of the Weird 6/19/14

by Chuck Shepherd Too Cute! Marking Japan's latest unfathomable social trend, two paperback photo books—both consisting only of portraits of the rear ends of hamsters—have experienced [...]

Have Some Pride

Have Some Pride

By Jennifer Leigh Over the past four decades, there has been a positive shift for the LGBT community, most of it quite recent—the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, 19 states have the freedom [...]

Outtakes—Another Homicide

Outtakes—Another Homicide

by Rick Outzen Homicides in Escambia County and the city of Pensacola come in streaks. Most are either tied to drugs or domestic violence. Many of them are in the African-American community. This [...]

The Buzz 6/19/14

The Buzz 6/19/14

Bring Back Hope The effort to renew the local option sales tax for the Escambia County Public School District has some opposition. At the “Stop the Violence” press conference held on June 16 at [...]

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