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Pandemic could put Jaguars’ traditions on ‘timeout’

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September 24, 2020
Lindsey Nolen Remember the basketball game HORSE? Well, on Thursday nights during the National Football League regular season the Jacksonville Jaguars’ offensive line comes together for their own version of the game, “CAT.” They’ve also been known to play a game of Rock Band or two. This is because on Thursdays after practice, Center Brandon Linder typically hosts the OL

Everything Pales Compared to Home Brew

September 4, 2012
Written by Claire Goforth   Everything Pales Compared to Home Brew   The hobby for those who thirst for new tastes   Written by Claire Goforth Published September 4, 2012    Pssst, craft beer aficionados: The city has been quietly infiltrated by a sleeper cell of homebrewers. While you were

Old West Justice?

September 4, 2012
Denise M. Reagan Last week, two young men walked into a Dollar General store around 9:20 p.m. and pointed two CO2 BB pistols that looked like handguns at the two employees. They wanted money. One of them escaped and was arrested the next day. The other never left the store.

Essay: A Man for All Seasons

September 4, 2012
Written by Shelton Hull After a career that lasted nearly 50 years, Alan Justiss’ tumultuous time as the unofficial poet laureate of Jacksonville ended on Valentine’s Day 2011. His friend, filmmaker and musician Troy Lukkarila, found him lifeless in bed, dead from the strain of maladies suffered during a lengthy

Best Laid Plans

September 4, 2012
Written by Susan Cooper Eastman Jacksonville’s reputation as one of the country’s most dangerous places to walk or ride a bike became a personal truth for Abhishek Mukherjee on Sept. 7, 2011. He was pedaling down Riverside Avenue on his way to San Marco at about 5:30 p.m. Just past

Power Duo

September 4, 2012
Written by Nick McGregor When The Black Keys and The White Stripes first crashed the rock scene 10 years ago, their primal, garage-blues sound was considered revolutionary. Even more earth-shaking was their two-piece format: Where was the bass player? No second guitarist? How could they sound so full being just

Paradoxical Purists

August 28, 2012
Written by Nick McGregor “[Bluegrass] is Scottish bagpipes and ol’-time fiddlin’. It’s Methodist and Holiness and Baptist. It’s blues and jazz, and it has a high lonesome sound. It’s plain music, and it tells a good story. I want it to go from my heart to your heart, and I

The Family Circus

August 28, 2012
Written by Dan Brown Playwrights like to keep it close to home. Most tellingly, the story of the dysfunctional family has been a recurring refrain from the earliest days of theater. The ancient Greek playwright Sophocles raised the bar pretty damn high with “Oedipus the King” (c. 429 B.C.), which

A Songwriter Finds His Voice

August 28, 2012
Based on the vast musical terrain he covers, Citizen Cope should be one of the most famous artists in the country. His achingly personal narratives hark back to the grand storytelling traditions of blues and folk. His self-produced beats and urban rhythms point to a lifetime as a hip-hop lover.

Voter Wars

August 28, 2012
Written by Susan Cooper Eastman As the country hurls toward another presidential election, some are saying a battle over early voting has become the 2012 version of the literacy tests and poll taxes once used to keep African Americans from away from the polls. “That is exactly what the effect

Can You Read This?

August 28, 2012
Denise M. Reagan In a family of readers, I have always been the least well-read. I consumed a lot of fiction as a student, but I don’t read as many books as I’d like anymore. Perhaps it’s because I spend my whole day reading and re-reading stories as I edit
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