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Meet Your Rick Steves Tour Group: The Name Game

Rick Steves | Posted 08.10.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I just met 26 happy travelers and we're well into our My Way Alpine Europe Tour. It's so much fun to be personally leading our tours again. (Over the ...

Back in the Tour-Guiding Saddle

Rick Steves | Posted 08.10.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

For 25 years, I personally led lots of Rick Steves Europe Tours. But for the last decade or so, I've preferred to just ride along as a tour member in...

Forging A Path Through Uncertain Territory

George Heymont | Posted 11.16.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

NBC's cancellation of Smash had some people licking their chops with Glee while others wondered how the producers of a show that launched with so much fanfare could have made so many missteps.

Caught in a Chaotic Cultural Ethos

George Heymont | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

No matter what hot button one chooses to examine, the ability to view a situation with the clinical objectivity made possible by the passage of time can offer a sharpened sense of clarity and reason.

A Cathartic Shrine for the Living

J. Michael Welton | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

For Richmond, Va. art director Ann Rudy, a recent class in narrative collage turned quickly into a cathartic experience. In October, she signed up fo...

Karaoke In The Philippines: How Sinatra's 'My Way' Can Get You Killed

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Over the weekend, the New York Times ran an article about a disturbing trend: a series of murders in the Philippines over karaoke versions of Frank Si...

Frank Sinatra on CD: Nothing But Nothing But The Best

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

No less than nine new Sinatra CDs have been issued in the last twelve months. The only problem is, seven of them are the the compilation Nothing But The Best.