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Re: “Stand-up comedian, actor, radio host, and musician Jim Breuer excels at working-class comedy

just as Nancy replied I am dazzled that any one can get paid $5487 in a few weeks on the internet

Posted by Jometar Joma on January 19, 2017 at 2:45 PM

Re: “Participating in the Women's March on Washington? Make posters at The Junction Friday night

You liberal women are so tolerant. Make sure you bring that sign with an X over the fetus.

The New Wave Feminists has been unceremoniously expelled from the list of participants at the upcoming Womens March on Washington, once organizers discovered that the group did not adhere to the strict pro-abortion requirement for marchers.
New Wave Feminists had been chosen as an official partner of the Jan. 21 Womens March on Washington, until the Atlantic magazine revealed that the group believes in the right to life of unborn children.…

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Posted by Foghorn Leghorn on January 17, 2017 at 10:45 AM

Re: “Participating in the Women's March on Washington? Make posters at The Junction Friday night

We need signs saying "I want my whole damn dollar!" by Nina Turner!!

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Posted by Nancy Steele Fowler on January 16, 2017 at 10:51 PM

Re: “Charleston's Shepard Fairey creates inauguration protest posters

So is this over-hyped hipster still stealing images from other social movements while casually appropriating the copy-written work of black artists?

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Posted by Foghorn Leghorn on January 14, 2017 at 11:25 AM

Re: “Itinerant Literate pairs with local restaurants for a book club and pop-up series

Yay! This is by far the best book club ever! The food is amazing, the books are complex and intriguing, the conversation is invigorating, and the camaraderie is not to be missed. Itinerant Literate and The Junction is a beautiful pairing.

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Posted by Olivia Ashley Isgett-Rubin on January 14, 2017 at 8:55 AM

Re: “From a film about a Colonial witch to a star-turn for Casey Affleck, these were the best of 2016

I would add a few more:

Captain Fantastic - Hippy survivalist Viggo Mortensen deals with his wive's death and his children's shocking introduction to American materialistic society.

The Light Between Oceans - Australian Michael Fassbender and wife Alicia Vikander move to an isolated lighthouse, where after the stillbirth of their child, they informally adopt a baby girl who washes up in a lifeboat. Two years later they discover that there are other people in the world, and keeping the child has devastated one of them. With Rachel Weisz.

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Posted by Foghorn Leghorn on January 12, 2017 at 11:58 AM

Re: “Q&A with Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and former PBS president Ervin Duggan

Downtown Abbey, eh? Ya'll don't have editors.... Or...?

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Posted by amymarz on January 11, 2017 at 11:30 PM

Re: “Dave Chappelle performs at the Charleston Music Hall next month — tickets on sale Friday

The guy from Robin Hood? Never heard of him.

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Posted by Herb Kowalski on January 11, 2017 at 1:29 PM

Re: “Call For Artists: Nasty Women wanted for Redux show on Jan. 26

If my art wasn't too big for the measurement requirements I would submit:(

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Posted by Rebecca Ladd on January 5, 2017 at 8:40 PM

Re: “Garrison Keillor may have left 'A Prairie Home Companion,' but he's still telling stories

I believe you believe it is humorous to troll articles written about you.

It is.

Although not a fan, I am a dedicated listener.

You are coy. Waiting for the screenplay. Blessings on your hoary head and your hairy Neanderthal knuckles that would buckle in blue were it not OK for you. So, do as you do, and partner your share, donned in your 74 hair, Meester Blue.

A. E. Mobius

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Posted by A. Mobius on January 5, 2017 at 4:03 AM

Re: “Garrison Keillor may have left 'A Prairie Home Companion,' but he's still telling stories

Garrison I've been a fan since first hearing A Prairie Home Companion on WRPI in the mid 70s. Loved the humor, the music and the politics. What happened? Retirement turn you into a Republican? When the House sells out for a $110,000 take, what's your share? Call me an idealist, but you disappoint me.

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Posted by Ima Oldman on January 4, 2017 at 12:45 PM

Re: “Back and Forth

Thank you Stephanie.

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Posted by Bunky Wichmann on December 29, 2016 at 9:08 AM

Re: “Paul Cristina creates art evocative of life, death, and the unknown

Great article - I'm excited to see the evolution of Paul's work.

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Posted by Paul Moody on December 23, 2016 at 9:07 AM

Re: “The Gift

Good story! Can't wait for your book!

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Posted by Trevor Scott on December 21, 2016 at 9:33 AM

Re: “Why can't his name be Stipe?

I feel you. I've been an R.E.M. fan since middle school. Once I discovered Monster, I went all the way back to Murmur and listened and loved every album. I still do! I also will find a song(s) that will drive an entire story for me. I'm working on a novel now that is driven by Zero 7's "In the Waiting Line". PS: R.E.M.'s "Green" is one of my favorites and holds a special place in my heart. Thanks for letting me know people haven't forgotten about them.

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Posted by Ali Akhyari on December 21, 2016 at 8:21 AM

Re: “Review: PURE Theatre's 'Underneath the Lintel' is just the kind of magical play we need right now

We saw this play yesterday and I came away with a profound appreciation for the message so adroitly set forth by the reviewer, the playwright and most especially by the actors' actor, Rodney Lee Rogers. Now IS the time to take action for our democratic ideals and to protect the underprivileged and unlucky or risk losing our souls. Thank you, Rodney and Sharon. Power to the PURE!!!

Posted by badpenny61 on December 18, 2016 at 1:10 PM

Re: “How Art Thou Jazz Lounge presents national acts once a month

Mr. Dobie did a fine job capturing the intent and the mission of How Art Thou Jazz Lounge. People near the larger cities around the country are used to having a convenient jazz club that hosts world-class musicians. An opportunity to hear these great musicians at a small and intimate environment is something that was sorely lacking in Charleston. I really hope that the Jazz community will come out in force and support the efforts of this new Jazz Club.

Taking on a task like this is perilous regardless of your music policy. But dealing with jazz has and even higher failure rate than virtually any other kind of venue.

David Burger is taking a lot of risk because he really wants to have the premier Jazz Club in South Carolina. Based on what we've seen so far I think he has a shot.

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Posted by Bob Rosenblum on December 12, 2016 at 4:20 PM

Re: “So you wanna buy local gifts? We're here to help

Also, don't forget about Fire & Earth Fine Pottery off of Ashley River Road. Absolutely beautiful pottery hand-crafted by local potter, Kris Neal.

Posted by Katie McElveen on December 1, 2016 at 11:18 AM

Re: “So you wanna buy local gifts? We're here to help

Don't forget about Sawdust Wood Co. Gorgeous handmade hardwood cuttingboards made in Park Circle

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Posted by thea on December 1, 2016 at 8:41 AM

Re: “TEDx Charleston: Maybe we can change the world

Connelly, thanks for your write-up on the 2016 TED X Charleston event. I could not have described the event better myself. TED X Charleston 2016 was inspirational, a real eye opener that challenged me to drink in life with eyes wide open to opportunities for sharing my God-given gifts in new, unexplored way. One action I have already committed to is participating as a TED X Charleston volunteer for 2017. Another is volunteering twice a week with Reading Partners South Carolina to help a struggling student learn to read with better understanding and proficiency.

Little known to the public are the ways that TED X Charleston gets involved before, during with after the day of the event. TED's commitment of "inclusion" extends beyond socio-economic and racial diversity to include geography, gender, and industry. Some of the events attended by TED X volunteers and friends this year included a "Women in Technology" meeting, as well as a resource/job fair hosted by the Housing Authority. All 10 Title One schools in the area were invited to the TED X Charleston Dress Rehearsal. Nine schools accepted the invitation. Two other area schools asked if they could attend. I am happy to report that a total of 11 schools participated and between 415-450 students attended.

Posted by Susan Petty on November 21, 2016 at 2:33 PM

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