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Buy Me Some Peanuts and a Piece of the Mets

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Lita Smith-Mines

With the ticket money squirreled away, the thousands not spent on parking, plus the cash I wouldn't have squandered on $5 waters and $6 pretzels, I'd now be in position to become an equity partner in the NY Mets.

No, New Music Doesn't Suck

Jeff Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

We talk about Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd still today because they were Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd, not because they existed in the past.

Social Media versus Song Writing

Rick Carnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rick Carnes

Randy Newman, singer/songwriter and film composer extraordinaire, when asked what one might do to attain to something near his level of artistic abili...

Weekly Mulch: Kicking Our Addiction to AC--Why DC Needs to Step Up

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Weekly Mulch: Kicking Our Addiction to AC--Why DC Needs to Step Upby Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger This summer, Americans are cranking up the...

Lebron James Decision: Worship, wealth, and whores.

Ed Berliner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ed Berliner

On the day before all life in the sports universe as we know it stopped and lined up for their ticket to "Lebron Land", I read and listened to comment...

Is Soccer Better Than Sex?

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

It's down to the last climactic moment. On Saturday, the Netherlands and Spain will play for the 2010 World Cup title, inspiring orgasmic reactions on...

How to Grow and Mobilize Your Social Media Followers: My Bridge Conference Presentation

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kety Esquivel

So, you're tweeting and have fans. But you wish you had larger growth or engagement on your social media sites. Are there tools, techniques, or strategies you should be employing?

Being a Fan Today Just Ain't What It Used To Be

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

Today, any person with even the smallest mote of celebrity cannot be blamed for being leery of fans.

Exclusive Q&A: Troll 2 Actors Survive to Make Best Worst Movie

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

When I was a kid, I discovered horror films and loved them all -- whether they were good or bad, black and white or garishly colored, muddily shot or ...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Troblins? Michael Paul Stephenson on Best Worst Movie

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Have no doubt, I love bad movies. I still have fond memories of the first time I stumbled onto Robot Monster, back in the days when local broadcast te...

Michael Emerson Reflects on Lost, Looks Ahead to the Finale

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

According to Michael Emerson, "It's so simple" to play the character Ben Linus on LOST: "I play it as it's written, as straight as I can, and let audience decide what's going on."

How the Fans Help Sway the Medal Count at an Olympic Games

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nikki Stone

To me, the Olympics are just as much about the fans who travel across the world, sport the silly hats, and are wrapped head to toe in their home nation's flag for the mere experience of cheering on their countrymen.

Avatar Breaks Cultural Boundaries

Marlise Karlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marlise Karlin

What AVATAR points out is how different it is when people are connected through the silence, the Stillness in their hearts and minds. You know, that place where no words are needed.

Twitter Ponzi

Rich Nadworny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rich Nadworny

Among Tweeters, there seems to be some type of unspoken pact of "you follow me, I'll follow you."

The Recession Helps Fans

Chris Tsakalakis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Chris Tsakalakis

An interesting trend has emerged from the clouds of the recession, a silver lining for sports and music fans. It turns out that more fans are going to more events -- and doing so at lower prices.

'Fire Lovie Smith' Campaign Hits Fever Pitch Headed Into Monday Night Football Against Vikings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With the 5-9 Chicago Bears sputtering to the finish line of the 2009 season, fans' voices are becoming more and more clear: we want changes. The ca...

Harlem Memorializes Michael Jackson at Apollo Theater

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
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Lauri Lyons

The Apollo Theater's memorial tribute to Michael Jackson might as well have been Mardi Gras in Harlem.

Patrick Swayze Will Respond to Each Fan's Condolences Through Whoopi Goldberg's Twitter

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

"Thanks for all the RIPs," typed the dead Swayze to the first of the 15 million fans who posted on Twitter, as his ghost-self sat on Goldberg's lap.

Stay Cool By Being Energy Efficient (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's hot out there, but you don't have to trample on the environment to keep cool. Here are some efficient suggestions from Grist to survive the summe...

The Mighty Boosh: A Mighty Interview

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeff Kreisler

Their appeal and fan base is definitely growing, whether or not it'll be enough to make them a hit in the U.S. still remains to be seen, but in the meantime founders Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding are certainly enjoying the ride.

Opening Day, and the Madness of Fandom

Michael Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Shapiro

It is Opening Day and a show of hands, please, from all those sitting at their desks, and deluding themselves into thinking they are working while a ball game is on.

Getting a Grip on Fan Behavior in College Sports

Myles Brand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Myles Brand

There is something very wrong taking place in sports, including college sports. Fans cheering and jeering has, in some cases, gone beyond what is tolerable.

Gotta Be There At Invesco Field

Calvin Gipson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Calvin Gipson

Yes, I admit I'm caught up in Obamamania. I have been one of the fans (as the McCain campaign likes to describe me) ever since I saw Obama speak in January at Denver University.

An Air Conditioner Or Tons Of Fans? Ask Umbra

Grist.org | Umbra Fisk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Q. Dear Umbra, I'm a girl trying to make it in a big, hot, airless city -- New York, that is. We're in the middle of a heat wave that will soon end, ...