Author Archives: Nick Brothers

Freekly Fiction Presents: Familiar Scenery

By Antonietta Duke |

Apartment living was a pet peeve of Marjorie’s.

Cruzing for Love

By Tom H. Hastings |
Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks at a campaign event Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, in Osceola, Iowa. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

We will carpet-bomb them into oblivion. I don’t know if sand can glow in the dark, but we’re going to find out!” —Ted “Aspirational War Criminal” Cruz OK, carpet bombing is bombing an entire area, including homes, grade schools, and clinics. It is illegal under international law that the U.S. has signed and ratified, making…

Fatally Flawed Second Amendment

By Barry Gan |

Gun rights advocates rest their case heavily on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, insisting that the Second Amendment gives people the right to keep and bear arms. They are mistaken in their claim. Justice Anthony Scalia, writing the majority opinion in District of Columbia v. Heller, acknowledges this when he writes: “The very…

The Young Adult Apocalypse

By Dane La Born |
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What’s the deal with all the recent disappointing Young Adult series TV and movie adaptations?

There has to be a room full of people in Hollywood that just don’t care, and follow the whims of random focus groups about what isn’t working.

Arkansas Mountain Lions

By Amanda Bancroft |
Arkansas Mountain Lion Sightings Map

Move over Lion King: Arkansas now has mountain lions. The controversy over whether mountain lions exist locally is over.

St. Brigid’s Day & Candlemas – Bowls of Fire

By Risa D'Angeles |

Festivals and Feast days are rituals celebrated by all of humanity everywhere around the world, in all cultures and throughout all civilizations.

Fayetteville Mardis Gras Celebrates 25th Anniversary

By Staff Report |
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Fayetteville Mardi Gras is celebrating 25 years of merriment and mayhem, beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, with The Parade of Fools winding its way from the Fayetteville Square to Dickson Street.

Who Litters, and Why?

By Amanda Bancroft |

Keep America Beautiful’s 2009 report on Littering Behavior in America documented almost 10,000 randomly selected people at 350 locations across ten states in urban, rural and suburban settings.

To Change Something, (we) Build a New Model

By Risa D'Angeles |

The Sun enters Aquarius on Wednesday, January 20th. The energies shift and change in our unpredictable world.

Mr. Throng

By Amy Alkon |

It isn’t exactly a shocker that the thing you want to be asking your boyfriend when he comes home is not “Hey, cuddlebug, how was your booty call?”