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Ted Allen: Dines Out

Ted Allen: Dines Out

Ted Allen has become a household name because of his love for food and wine. First gaining notoriety as a contributing editor to Esquiremagazine and later as the food and wine specialist on Bravo’s Emmy-winning hit series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Allen has gone on to author a collection of classic recipes titled The Food You Want...
Heather Headley

Heather Headley

Heather Headley has been winning hearts with her rich, soulfully elastic voice since the moment she made her Broadway debut as Nala in the Elton John–Tim Rice musical The Lion King back in 2000. A subsequent star turn in Aida, two critically acclaimed pop albums, and a stack of anthemic hit ballads–turned–contemporary club remixes later, and the multitalented Headley is releasing her first gospel CD, titled Audience...
Long Lackluster Election Day for Republicans

Long Lackluster Election Day for Republicans

Despite the early encouraging mood of the Log Cabin Republicans, John McCain’s all-out final push and rousing call to action seems to have come too late. McCain’s voice, however hoarse it may have been after a long and arduous day of campaigning, did not suggest defeat. Late on the eve of Election Day, Republican presidential nominee...
Battle Barracuda

Battle Barracuda

What’s in a song? Apparently a lot, if the song happens to be Heart’s 1977 hit “Barracuda” and the people playing it happen to work for Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin. Following Governor Palin’s address to the Republican National Convention, strains of Heart’s classic “Barracuda” filtered through the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., in deference to the first female GOP vice...