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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Utah's Top 10 Pissed Off Quotes of 2014

The year is winding down and once again it's time for me to reflect on 2014's pissed-off quotes for the sake of auld lang syne. From the political frustrations of a Death-Row inmate to the angry and articulate sentiment of a downtown bartender sounding off on new Salt Lake City bike lanes, here in order from least to most pissed are my favorite quotes of outrage from 2014. 

Utah Quidditch

A look into the fantasy-turned-real competitive game
For the many, many, many Harry Potter fans out there, this time of the year starts to get kind of exciting as Quidditch teams around the nation start competing to earn a spot in the national cup. Yes, for all you muggles who don't know, there are real-world Quidditch teams throughout the states that compete in leagues and regional levels for championships.

Wine Wednesday: Chandon Extra-Dry Riche

If by now - New Year's Eve - you're still deciding which bubbly to pour to help ring in 2015, here's a terrific option: Chandon Extra-Dry Riche, from California. 

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Alty News: The Worst Civil Liberties Violations of 2014; Reasons to be Hopeful in 2015 About Climate Change

An attorney says the U.S. Government missed a crucial chance to prevent the Islamic State in Syria from beheading American aid worker Peter Kassig. Top of the Alty World

Monday, December 29, 2014

There's a Michael Jackson tribute band in Park City tonight

Dear GYA, A lot of people think they can do a good Michael Jackson impression, but what truly separates the Michaels from the Titos isn't just the ability to do a decent moonwalk. No, a true MJ impersonator keeps it real by sleeping in a oxygenated hyperbaric chamber, owning a pet monkey and walkin' around 24/7 lookin' like Cap'n Crunch.

Cult Leader

An interview with the SLC progressive rock band
Did you have a great holiday weekend? If not, that's cool; they can't all be winners.

Monday Meal: Red Chile Posole

During the Christmas holiday season in New Mexico, a southwestern hominy stew called posole (or pozole) is a popular celebratory meal. Of course, I like it anytime.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

In The Loop: 12/27/14. Year 7

This blog turns 7 years-old, still zero strip clubs covered.
It's pretty exciting and also surreal to see where this blog has come in the time it's been around. The standard for blogging these days is that you start it up with great hopes, run out of topics in six months, forget you even started one and then it just sits in the ether of Tumblr or Wordpress.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Dead Zephyr: Week 578

The former Zephyr Club in downtown Salt Lake City, 301 S. West Temple; closed since October 2003.

Local Releases: Farewell This Year - The 2014 Tour

New albums from LeRoyTheKid Rocket, Max Pain & the Groovies and more
Did you have a good Christmas? Even if you didn't, that's totally fine—it's only one day a year.

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