Monthly Archives: January 2012

Advice Goddess

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I just got dumped by a guy who swore he was ready to settle down (after years of serial monogamy). His relationship history reminded me of the man you wrote about recently who had been married and divorced five times and was on relationship No. 6. Woman No. 6 wrote you, “He’s in his 50s;…

Geek Warriors

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By Blair Jackson TFW Editor Every Sunday at high noon, wizards, barbarians and warriors arrive at Charles Finger Park in Fayetteville. They carry swords, war hammers, axes, arrows and daggers made of foam. Some wear jeans and tennis shoes. Others wear fur sashes, leather armor or robes. They are members of the Barony of RazorHills,…

LIVE MUSIC & AREA EVENTS

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STAGE AND SCREEN FREE FLIX BEFORE SIX: “SUPER 8” — 5 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free popcorn. faylib.org or 856-7000. MARK ADAMO’S OPERA “LITTLE WOMEN” — 7:30 p.m. through Saturday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Directed by David Malis. Conducted by Robert Mueller. $25. OperaFayetteville.org. BLUE MAN GROUP…

Prepare for Success

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      TFW Staff Report EVALUATE YOUR MOTIVATION Losing weight is often a byproduct of deeper motivating factors. According to peertrainer.com, an online support group and coaching website, evaluating the reasons behind your goal is one of the most important parts of successfully losing weight. It takes 21 days to form a habit, but…

The Erosion of Our Civil Liberties

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By Amy Alkon Our Founding Fathers were a bunch of obnoxious jerks — and I mean that in the most reverent way. They were fiercely opposed to blind obedience to authority and risked their lives to flip it the bird. Oh, how disappointingly — and dangerously — far we’ve fallen. Our constitutional rights are increasingly…

Hello, 2012!

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By Blair Jackson This is the year that could potentially bring the end of civilization as we know it. Even though the hype surrounding 2012 is engrossed in half-baked mythology, there is something undeniably mystical about this year. The end of the Mayan calendar has forced our culture to look into history, at the Mayans,…