December 18, 2013 |
Two men were shot to death in Austin in the last two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Saturday, a 26-year-old man was fatally shot in the 300 block of North Central Avenue, police said. Six days earlier, a 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 5700 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue, according to officials. Austin has logged 28 homicides so far this year. The West Side community area recorded 37 homicides last year, RedEye determined. Citywide, gunshot homicides have been logged in the last two weeks in Avalon Park, Englewood, Logan Square, Morgan Park, New...
April 24, 2012 |
Spoiler alert: I am pissed. More pissed than if a winner had actually been announced on last night's "finale" of "RuPaul's Paul's Drag Race" and it wasn't Sharon Needles? Yes. Maybe. You see, the biggest problem is that there's a reason they call an episode a "finale. " It's because it's the FINAL-e episode. And they'd already teased to something in the reunion -- we were supposed to be told what in the holy hell Willam did to be kicked off the show. There was ALREADY a bullshit teaser, something we were unfairly denied in an earlier episode to make...
December 19, 2013 |
A poll conducted by L.A. Fitness in December 2012 showed that the top New Year's resolution for 2013 was not the usual health-conscious promise to exercise more or to drink less. No, people wanted to read more books. And read they did ... or at least, they wanted to. Goodreads users pledged to read more than 25 million books in the social media site's 2013 Reading Challenge, though only a fraction of the challenges were completed by Dec. 10. People also bought more books this year, even if those books ended up gathering dust on bedside tables or taking up memory on e-readers.