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Review: BBC's 'Queers' an intimate look at decades of gay British life

Review: BBC's 'Queers' an intimate look at decades of gay British life

The recent BBC series Queers is a deceivingly simple take on decades of gay life in Britain. One pub. One character. 20 minutes. The eight episodes were produced to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act, which partially decrimin...
Published: 10/13/17
Area Santa Clauses remember their 'war stories' from the mall

Area Santa Clauses remember their 'war stories' from the mall

TAMPA — Santa and Mrs. Clausdrove their red Dodge Grand Caravan with the "Kringle" license plate from Myrtle Beach, S.C., to a Hampton Inn near Tampa International Airport last weekend. There they paid $299 to attend a two-day school for Santas...
Published: 10/13/17
The artist who may or may not have created St. Petersburg's butt graffiti has a legit art show and a new mural

The artist who may or may not have created St. Petersburg's butt graffiti has a legit art show and a new mural

Remember the local artist who would neither confirm nor deny creating the triple-cheek butt graffiti that was frequently spotted around downtown St. Petersburg a few months back? Related: Who's behind the mysterious butt graffiti in St. Pete? Yo...
Published: 10/13/17
At Disney World, 4 hotels to allow pets during pilot program

At Disney World, 4 hotels to allow pets during pilot program

LAKE BUENA VISTA — Four hotels at Walt Disney World Resort will allow guests to bring dogs beginning Sunday.The hotels near Orlando, Florida, are Disney's Yacht Club Resort, Disney Port Orleans Resort-Riverside, Disney's Art of Animation Resort...
Published: 10/13/17
Top Halloween costumes for 2017? Google says strong women

Top Halloween costumes for 2017? Google says strong women

If you're putting any real effort into your Halloween costume, you've probably already started working on it. Google has the proof: enough people have searched costumes this year, that Google Trends can say these are the top Halloween costu...
Published: 10/13/17

Donald Fagen was a master of music (not video) in the '80s

When Walter Becker died last month, it was sad since Steely Dan was my first favorite band. Unfortunately, Steely Dan only had one album in the '80s and certainly had no intentions of making music videos. However, Becker's partner in Steely Dan, Don...
Published: 10/13/17
Plan a Halloween movie marathon with these spooky flicks on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and HBO

Plan a Halloween movie marathon with these spooky flicks on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and HBO

Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year. Not just because I can be my true witchy self and eat Reese's cups until I hate myself. No, I just really love to be scared. There are plenty of events locally where you can get the pants scared off of yo...
Published: 10/13/17
What to watch this weekend: 'Lore,' 'Queers,' 'Mindhunter'

What to watch this weekend: 'Lore,' 'Queers,' 'Mindhunter'

Spooky mythology: Lore This new Amazon series couldn't have a better release date: Friday the 13th. Lore brings to life Aaron Mahnke's smash-hit podcast of the same name in a six-episode anthology series. For the uninitiated, Lore the podcast chronic...
Published: 10/13/17

The Hawaiian Pups enjoyed the dog days of the '80s

It was just over a year ago, when we had a lot of fun profiling a very little known band called the Hawaiian Pups with their cougar song Young Boys. While there is not a whole litter of Pups songs out there, the fun continues today with their equall...
Published: 10/12/17
Updated: 10/13/17
Sabrina Carpenter added to 93.3-FLZ Jingle Ball lineup in Tampa

Sabrina Carpenter added to 93.3-FLZ Jingle Ball lineup in Tampa

Funny, we were just thinking this year's 93.3-FLZ Jingle Ball lineup was feeling a little dude-heavy. This year's pop extravaganza in Tampa loaded with male artists -- Zedd, Nick Jonas, Liam Payne, Charlie Puth and more -- with only one woman, Cam...
Published: 10/12/17