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12 Baby Boy Names That Bring Out The Best Of The Wild, Wild West

nameberry | Linda Rosenkrantz | Posted 08.08.2014 | Parents

There’s just something about a cowboy name. So lean and lanky, with a relaxed, ambling swagger that calls up the (perhaps romanticized) romance of ...

My First Man-Crush: James Garner

Kevin Walsh | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment
Kevin Walsh

"I'm getting a little jealous of James Garner," my wife informed me as I headed down the basement with my burned DVDs. I was in the middle of a bit of binge-watching a few months before Netflix appeared on our horizon.

Funny Or Die Reveals The Secret To Apple Parodies

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy

Sometimes, all you need to get your Apple commercial parody on The Huffington Post is a camera, a white background and some inspiring music. Oh, and a...

Dear God, Make Them Stop!

Posted 08.16.2013 | Comedy

Alright, cats and dogs are not exactly supposed to get along, but one pup named Maverick (Sarah Palin's dog?) has a particular aversion to the meowing...

Best of March Music -- Rock, Country & Jazz

Dusty Wright | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts
Dusty Wright

Thom Yorke, Flea, long time Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, session drummer Joey Waronker, and percussionist Mauro Refosco have conjured up some heady experimental rock and electronica juju on this album of Radiohead-like alt-dance and fragmented rock tunes.

Milk Pairings, Tea Pairings, Wine-and-Fritos Pairings: Pair, Pair Everywhere

Anneli Rufus | Posted 11.27.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

I met a sommelier who specializes in pairing fine wines with Pringles, Cool Ranch Doritos, KFC cole slaw, California rolls and pumpkin pie -- stuff you'd normally never associate with le vin. What other beverages match specific foods?

Is Popcorn The New Cupcakes?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 10.24.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

Everyone was wondering what would come after cupcakes in the culinary saga of low-culture-meets-high-culture and kiddie-classics-go-ironic. Sugary cereals made a run for it, but popcorn might have the edge, if San Francisco chefs get their way.

'The Big Valley' Actor Passes Away

Posted 02.10.2012 | TV

Peter Breck, known for his roles in "The Big Valley" and "Maverick" has passed away at the age of 82. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Breck's wif...

LeBron James Missed Major Opportunity

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Mike Green

In this monumental circumstance, in which Maverick and LeBron caused the sports world to stop spinning and hold its collective breath, I believe a mistake was made. A big one.

Lebanon's Samir Geagea: A Maverick

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Samir Geagea is proving to be the only man of principles in Lebanon. He should be applauded as the last freedom fighter in the Middle East.

McCain's Mavericky Maverick Denial: The Videotape, Unlike the Senator, Doesn't Lie.

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The once highly-respected, independent-thinking "maverick" seems to have gone bonkers, no doubt brought on by his cornered-rat-like panic and desperation as August's GOP primary nears.

Obama vs. McCain: Who's The Maverick Now?

Politics Daily | Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Throughout the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican nominee John McCain called himself a political maverick with "the record and the scars" to prove...

Can Obama Lead Again?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Obama's loss of control over the political agenda threatens to make his presidency irrelevant.

Scent of a Maverick -- Palin Uncorks New Perfume Inspired by Her Memoir

Roy Rivenburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Roy Rivenburg

A companion fragrance, Tundra for Men, will be released next week. Also in the works: a $150,000 Palin wardrobe set called Going Vogue, and I Can See Russia designer eyeglasses.

DVDs: I Heart "Firefly"

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Firefly is quirky, with the offbeat and clever dialogue we expect from Whedon. But it's also wholly satisfying and fun from episode one

Words That Worked in 2008 (and Some That Didn't): A Report Card

Michael Maslansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Maslansky

The following is our admittedly subjective ranking of the top ten words of 2008 and how well people used them.

List Of Words To Be Banished Released: See What's On It

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

DETROIT — A movie about a "maverick," his journey "from Wall Street to Main Street," his "desperate search" for a "monkey" and a "game-changing"...

Sarah we hardly knew ye

Dave Winer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Winer

Cleaning up some loose ends. Obama won Pennsylvania and New Hampshire, two states that were on McCain's slim path to a win. Once those were decided, ...

An Obama Victory Is a Lesson for McCain

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Miles J. Zaremski

While McCain may bill himself as a maverick, he allowed himself to be molded, and then morphed into, a follower of what mainstream Republicans in his campaign wanted him to become for this general election.

Out of Line: No Maverick

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg

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What Is a Maverick Anyway?

Sarah Moglewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah Moglewer

According to Webster's Dictionary, maverick means "unbranded calf." In the case of McCain, could it mean someone who goes out against the pack? Well, in this case, that definition doesn't apply.

Dear Sarah Palin, Please leave - we don't need your sort in Ohio!

Steven Denlinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Denlinger

In the old days of the West, when someone did irreparable harm to a community, the Sheriff took the culprit to the edge of town. He told that person ...

Foreign Journalist Translation Woes: "Maverick" Is "Dog Without A Leash"

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
NYCity News Service

by Rima Abdelkader at NYCity News Service Joe Sixpack. Hockey Mom. Maverick. Even for those passionately following the presidential election, the ...

McCain Brings Out NFL Two Minute Offense

Christopher Ingram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Ingram

The third and final debate was hands down the best of the three. Last week's "town hall" hosted by Tom "Snooze" Brokaw being the worst. This debate was actually a debate.

Joe the Plumber's Imaginary Empire

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

The truth about Joe is that he is not a licensed plumber and he's never made more than $40,000 dollars a year in that trade.