November 15, 2012 - 1:12pm
Evan Thomas brings the silent war of President Eisenhower to light
Author and historian Evan Thomas discusses his new book, ‘Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World’, as part of the Gertrude Polk Brown Lecture Series of The Filson Historical Society. Catch him tomorrow, Thursday, November 15th at The Temple at 6:30pm.
Yesterday I purchased my first pair of sunglasses.  Don’t laugh.  This is a thing.  It happened.  It happened at Target, and it’s a thing that I did.  And – yes, it is, in fact, possible that I owned sunglasses as a child – creaky plastic items that...
November 12, 2012 - 3:35pm
Dracula’s Dad: Celebrate Bram Stoker’s birthday weekend at the Louisville Librar
Now is not the time to sully the good name of vampires with glitter or teen angst. Pay your respects to the creator of the great Count Dracula. Check out the classic and other titles at the Louisville Free Public Library.
Yesterday – yes, yesterday, but that’s still ok – Bram Stoker turned 165-years-old.  He was, of course, not here to eat cake or otherwise celebrate thanks to the small factor of human mortality, but, really, he lives forever.  We all aspire to greatness (just bear with...
November 12, 2012 - 3:35pm
Steve Wiser presents 'Distinctive Houses of Louisville' at Carmichael's
The pyramids. The Great Wall. The Taj Mahal. Louisville homes. It's all in the same breath, folks. Join Steve Wiser tomorrow, Saturday, November 10th, at Carmichael's Bookstore as he presents his book 'Distinctive Houses of Louisville' at 4pm.
I live in a Distinctive House.  I know because I have legitmate wainscotting.  I know because my ceilings could comfortably house a bull elephant.  I know because there is a plaque bolted into the stone that says so (more or less).  And everybody else seems to know it, too - and...
November 12, 2012 - 3:35pm
The InKY Reading Series presents writers Lynn Pruett and Ellen Birkett Morris Fr
Yes, my dears, it’s really, really been a month already! Bust a move down to The Bard’s Town for a cold weather dose of smooth literary jams as the InKY Reading Series presents Lynn Pruett and Ellen Birkett Morris tomorrow night, Friday, November 9th, starting at 7:30pm
You never think something is going to change the world.  Well, maybe this thought occurs if you happen to be a scientist pursuing those complex nuggets of progress and cancer cures and things – but most of us are probably not paying attention to how the ripple effects of day-to-day...
November 5, 2012 - 12:47pm
Poet and literary lecturer, Mary Ruefle, delivers a round of words for UofL’s Ax
Are lecture classes boring? Yeah…actually, a lot of the time they are. But! Those dull dusty words of crusty professors past? Not here, folks. Join poet and lecturer, Mary Ruefle, as she orates this coming Thursday, November 8th, as part of UofL’s Axton Reading Series at 7:30pm.
I feel like we haven’t talked in a while.When is the last time?  Was it just Friday?  Really?  Curious.It’s odd the way Time works in conjunction with our lives – speeding up, slowing down, stopping, working backwards – all of those things we sensed as little...