Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Steve Annear Globe Staff January 10, 2019 For the last few months, Mary Winchenbach has been in deep doo-doo — and she’s only getting deeper.Ever since two videos of the Maine resident slinging homemade trinkets made of moose turds at a local craft fair went viral in September, she’s been fielding interviews from all over, and making her signature poop products nonstop.To keep up with the demand for her tchotchkes, Winchenbach, 58, had to quit her day job at a seaweed fertilizer plant and even hired extra workers to help manufacture and ship the goods for her business, Tirdy Works. Advertisement “Oh my God, it has been freakin’ crazy. I have [expletive] from one end of my house to the other, and right now we are so behind on orders,” Winchenbach said in a telephone interview. “We’ve been so damn busy making the … [Read more...] about Maine woman who makes moose turd products will appear on Comedy Central’s ‘Tosh.0’
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Lexie Priessman is back where she never wants to be, but always seems to end up: in an operating room. She is undergoing yet another surgery.The wear and tear of her nearly lifelong companion — the sport of gymnastics — has again forced her athletic but battered body to pause for repair. This time it is her right shoulder that needs fixing.This is the afternoon of Wednesday, June 6, 2018.Lexie is 21 years old, an All-American LSU gymnast, and this is her ninth injury-related surgery. Ninth.Lexie knows pain well. Their relationship has been long and intense. Pain has challenged her. It has altered her path and pushed her to grow. It has also stolen from her: stolen away the glorious ending of her childhood vision ... stolen precious chunks of her college days, too.Pain has never been able to overpower her grip on the greatest of human freedoms, though. It has never gained control of Lexie’s freedom to choose.She chooses to embrace positives rather than dwell on … [Read more...] about How LSU’s Lexie Priessman relies on passion, persistence to get through pains of gymnastics career
Ed Masley Arizona Republic Published 8:45 PM EDT Oct 12, 2018 Twenty One Pilots return to the Valley this fall in a season that also brings big shows from Justin Timberlake and System of a Down. Here's a look at those and other concert swinging through the Valley's biggest rooms this, from rock and pop to hip-hop, R&B and country. 10/12: 'Fiesta Friday' "Fiesta Friday" returns with the same lineup as last year — Baby Bash (whose hits include the double-platinum “Cyclone,” “Suga Suga” and “Baby I’m Back”), Lil Rob ("Bring Out the Freak in You" and "Summer Nights"), MC Magic and Brown Boy. Details: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 19th Avenue and McDowell Road, Phoenix. $40-$60, including fair admission. 602-252-6771, azstatefair.com. 10/12: John Paul White Best known for his former role as one half of the Grammy-winning duo the Civil Wars, White is playing an acoustic show at the … [Read more...] about Upcoming concerts in Phoenix: Twenty One Pilots, System of a Down
The rebuilding and rebounding continues. Even in the face of overwhelming calamity, the 2017-18 theater season was a success. The depth of our onstage and backstage talent is truly breathtaking and cause for celebration. New companies have arisen, some went dark, but the quality remains unparalleled and praise-worthy. World premieres were especially welcome, showcasing fresh talent, new faces, diverse voices. But it's onstage where our resilience shone. Think how poor we'd be without Describe the Night; Balls; Fetch Clay, Make Man; Men on Boats; The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Feathers and Teeth; The Last Days of Judas Iscariot; We Are Proud to Present; An Iliad; Small Ball... The healing continues, the audiences have returned, the box office will rebound. After the wrath of Harvey, how did we get so blessed? – D.L. Groover With this grand gesture of gender reversal, the struggle for survival as the team plows forward was glossed with a subtle frisson it wouldn't have if the roles … [Read more...] about Announcing the 2018 Houston Theater Awards
Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Feature His enemies paint him as all-powerful, but the billionaire philanthropist believes that his political legacy has never been in greater jeopardy. George Soros. Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times Supported by ByMichael Steinberger July 17, 2018 On a clammy Tuesday morning in Paris at the end of May, George Soros, the world’s second-most-vilified New York billionaire (but worth many billions more than the other one), addressed the European Council on Foreign Relations, an organization he helped found a decade ago. Described by the woman who introduced him as a “European at heart,” the Hungarian-born Soros, who made his fortune running a hedge fund and is now a full-time philanthropist, political activist and freelance statesman, was there to share his thoughts on salvaging the European Union. Wearing a dark suit, tieless and with the collar of his blue shirt outside the lapel … [Read more...] about George Soros Bet Big on Liberal Democracy. Now He Fears He Is Losing.