Some thoughts are more taxing than others.
This week’s Brent Brown cartoon.
Just because you’re misogynistic doesn’t mean you hate variety.
There’s more overlap than you might think.
Molton weighs in on the Keever v. McHenry contest.
Equality isn’t quite equal.
Sometimes, even the right question is misleading.
Irony, thy name is voter.
I’ve been around a fair amount of gunfire and fireworks, and I can tell the difference in their reports. But, apparently, my paranoid reflexes cannot. After I picked myself up off the pavement, I tried to tell myself to be cool, that it was just a march. And my self said: you’re an idiot, and you’re in a real situation here.
Everybody dreams of being king for a day, but I became a king for several years. Not really, though I did get to live in a real castle, which was certainly a very special life experience. High above Asheville, right off Town Mountain Road, sits an imposing stone castle offering spectacular panoramic views. The 20,000-square-foot […]
Maybe skateboarding is safer than you think.
A different perspective on the threat same-sex marriage poses to traditional unions.
Preamble to the North Carolina State Constitution: We, the people of the State of North Carolina, grateful to Almighty God, the Sovereign Ruler of Nations, for the preservation of the American Union and the existence of our civil, political and religious liberties, and acknowledging our dependence upon Him for the continuance of those blessings to […]
On the air for the past decade, “Our Southern Community” posted what could be its last show on WWNC 88.7 — or will it live on, perhaps in another form? Creator and environmentalist Ned Doyle asks for your feedback.
For the new year: Aggregated photos of Asheville’s topography.
I’ve been having a hard time getting my head around the Occupy Asheville movement. After reading many news reports, I’m still bewildered. I may be classified as a member of the 1 per cent, but I strongly believe that many in the 99 percent are getting the short end of the economic stick. Over the […]
On Monday, Jan. 23, several dozen citizens will sit down together to build bridges — bridges of racial understanding.
In response to Xpress’ request for big ideas for 2012 from around the community, the team at Pisgah Legal, a local non-profit that offers aid and advocacy for low-income residents, offered five ideas for “putting a dent in poverty in 2012.”
Consider that bell ringer. He represented maybe half a percent of the population of that scene. In the face of those numbers, where does he get the conviction to believe he can do good in the world? I mean, doesn’t he have any decency?
My windows are rolled up due to the cold, but when her scream comes echoing out over the buildings, it’s still alarmingly loud. She clutches her head and rocks back and forth. I’m afraid she’s going to jump.
I park my car in front of the Masonic Temple, and between there and the bistro I encounter two young boys doing their best to kick pigeons on the sidewalk, a half-dozen street performers, and a man screaming violently at passersby. In spite of all of this, it’s the enormous falcon that draws a crowd.