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With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, I began to wonder about all the saints’ days that pass by unobserved and under-celebrated. Sure, we are big fans of St. Valentine and St. Nicholas, and we all call on St. Anthony from time to time when we lose our cell phone, keys, memory or dignity – but there are so many other saints in the sea that offer ample reason to make merry. Sometimes, a girl has just got to look to a saint for inspiration (and justification) for her drinking and playing habits. Here’s a sample of some saints you could toast to year round.
The sketch comedy show “Portlandia” was one of the first of its kind to comically showcase the hipster lifestyle when it premiered last year. It thrusts hipsters into the mainstream of pop culture, but the truth is hipsters have been on the rise for quite some time now. Whether you love them or hate them (they don’t care), check out a few of the most densely populated areas where hipsters reside. More»
If it has escaped your attention this morning, today is Friday the 13th. Under normal circumstances, it would be just another Friday the 13th. You might even drive more safely because you're so aware of it. However, coupled with the fact that nowadays comedians bring you more real news than news channels and the most famous family in America is not the First Family, but the Kardashians, we really wonder if the world isn't actually ending this year. Is it just coincidence that the year the Mayans said the world would end is a year that starts off with the 13th day on a Friday? With that in mind, we took a closer look at why today might truly be the beginning of the end... More»
Another week, another GOP debate! Last night was the Ninth Republican Party Primary Debate hosted by CNN and the Western Republican Leadership Conference, and moderated by CNN's Anderson Cooper in Las Vegas. Here's everything you need to know that happened. More»
Thursday, May 23
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.