Tag Archives: Internet

The Candiru Spirit

It’s hard to disagree with Jacqueline R. Harper’s review of Fish Bait on Amazon.com: Slow moving, hardly a glance at the monster in the title, bad acting, and just bored in general. Seemed like it just kept going on and on and … Continue reading

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Gram Cracker

For the second time in 72 hours, I found myself on someone’s Instagram feed. On Saturday, my friend Krisha posted a surreptitious video of me dancing at work. On Tuesday, Natalie Lester of Moxley Carmichael public relations posted a video … Continue reading

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Nothing but Sweet Lovin’

In honor of my last weekday airshift on Star 102.1, Hot Toddy made a video montage of photos of me set to a song from Mystery Science Theatre 3000. The song is a farewell tribute to TV’s Frank, a recurring … Continue reading

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Memory Dredging

The littlest things can trigger our memories and send our thoughts in unexpected directions. Yesterday, I was  thinking about a costume to wear to the Hearth Scares Ball on October 25. A co-worker showed me a website that sells Halloween costumes based … Continue reading

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Library of Congress

EWTN may broadcast some of the speeches and ceremonies from the Diocese of Knoxville’s Eucharistic Congress, which took place on September 13 and 14 in Sevierville. In the interim, we can watch highlights on Joe Aboumassa’s YouTube channel. The clip embedded below … Continue reading

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Spiritual Home Page

The new website for All Saints Catholic Church launched yesterday. The top of the page has some beautiful photos of the parish, information about the sacraments and links to the various parish ministries. Scroll down to see a video greeting from Fr. Michael … Continue reading

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Top News Instantly

The top-of-the-hour legal I.D. for WTLP-FM Braddock Heights is misleading. The announcer swallows the L so that it sounds like he’s saying WTOP. It’s safe to assume that there won’t be any complaints about the pronunciation prestidigitation. WTLP is a 24-hour-a-day … Continue reading

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Hay Hay Hay Is for Horses

“Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke is one of the biggest songs of the summer, if not the whole year. It’s the song that had jaws dropping across America when Thicke and Miley Cyrus performed it horrifically on the MTV Video … Continue reading

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Always Be Closing

Bridgette Martin of Side Splitters Comedy Club knows the power of social media. She prepared Facebook cover photos for all the contestants in the upcoming Host with the Most Contest. I received mine from her yesterday. She also made an … Continue reading

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How to Cope

The librarian sisters who encouraged my reading as a child saw something they knew would interest me. Of course they were right. It was an article about forensics and Catholicism on a blog called Joan’s Rome. The blog post publicized a … Continue reading

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Food Cartography

On my recent trips to Washington, I downloaded a smartphone app called TV Food Maps. It has the potential to improve upon something I already do. For example, I chose which restaurants to visit in St. Louis by searching the websites … Continue reading

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Meat the Press

The July issue of the Kansas City BullSheet has a definite East Tennessee flavor to it. There are two articles about the Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass festival and one article about the Rocky Top Hummin’ & Strummin’ BBQ Cook-Off. One of … Continue reading

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Lead a Horticulture

As someone who has gone fig crazy in the past year, I have come to the conclusion that, at some point, I must start growing my own. That point came yesterday when I brought some fig cuttings home to Tennessee … Continue reading

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Francophone

There was a specific type of laminated prayer card that my wife was seeking at the National Shrine gift shop. She had promised to bring one home for someone in Tennessee. While she browsed through the collection of cards, I … Continue reading

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