March 13, 2013 - 12:41pm
Kristen Simmons launches the next chapter in her teen series at Carmichael’s
Whether mankind’s true vanishing point will be zombies, fiery space cataclysm or a good old-fashioned apocalyptic war – nothing is more thrilling than a dystopian thriller. Join author Kristen Simmons tonight, Wednesday, March 13th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore for the next installment in her teen series, ‘Breaking Point’.
Hubble. The italics are working in layers here.  Letters leaning like trees on a hill for more than one reason: I am emphasizing.  I want you to feel the push of this word in cyberspace.  Shoulder to shoulder with the concept I’m going to introduce here in a handful of...
March 11, 2013 - 1:03pm
Elaine Pagels is the author of Revelations: Visions, Prophecy & Politics in the Book of Revelation. Considered one of the world's foremost religion scholars, she is the Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University and the author of The Gnostic Gospels—winner of the...
March 11, 2013 - 12:28pm
Make-It-Yourself at the Library with ‘Make Magazine’ founder Dale Dougherty
Spotlighted tonight as part of the Louisville Free Public Library’s ‘What’s Next’ Series, Make-It-Yourself pioneer Dale Dougherty will present on the rise of DIY in today’s culture starting at 7pm.
My hands are very small.  Like, the wrap-around-your-finger kind that little kids can do.  It wasn’t always this way.  The proportions were normal in 1996 – a frozen and documented moment that I can prove with a cement cast of my palms.  And that’s it. ...
March 8, 2013 - 4:29pm
InKY Reading Series slams The Bard’s Town with Spoken Word stylings
Spotlighting the performance of Spoken Word art, the month’s InKY Reading Series will feature Truth B. Told, James Wallace and contributors from The Moth. Stop by The Bard’s Town tonight for true poetry performance.
I’m shaking.I’m shaking right now.I’m shaking right now because I’m cold.  No. Because I’ve had too much coffee.  No.  I’m out of breath from dancing in the workplace.  It’s the inflammation from my blitzkrieg of fresh tattoos.  I...
March 8, 2013 - 1:45pm
Bestselling local author, Frank Bill, debuts his first novel at Carmichael’s
This ain’t no travel brochure for the Bluegrass, son. Bestseller, Frank Bill, will bring his raw new novel, ‘Donnybrook’, to Carmichael’s Bookstore tonight, March 8th, at 7pm for a special reading and signing.
It was a mud tattoo, and over the course of the night it transformed – blending like a sunset – from dark blood colors into a spray of light caramel on my legs.  Drying.  Flecks on the skin like individual feathers along my calves.  I didn’t bother to clean it off....