For many red-blooded Americans, Thanksgiving is about gathering around the table with family and friends and feeding your faces. And after the table is cleared and the family's headed home, you'll probably be in need of a stiff drink, or maybe a place to watch the game.
In modern discourse, "Reductio ad Hitlerum" refers to that highly effective debate move where someone compares their conversation partner's opinions or actions to Hitler, or more broadly the Nazis.
With the mayhem known as Black Friday upon us this week, the deals are here and the sales are endless. But after the fanfare is over, it can be hard to determine whether the purchases made will last and be cherished in the coming years.
Saturday, November 29, 5 PM
Video Fan Riot, feat. Hot Dolphin (photo by Joey Wharton), Navi, Manzara, Gull, Big No @ Hardywood Park Craft Brewery - Free!
As a diehard music fan who was collecting records before there was even an internet, let alone filesharing, I suppose it's not that big a surprise that I'm a huge fan of physical formats for media of all types. So of course, I am very thankful that Video Fan's Kickstarter was successfully funded.
Last year, 92.1 million Americans shopped on Black Friday, and spent over $57 billion. Imagine the economic impact if Richmonders spent just a fraction of that amount at local businesses. That's where Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday, comes in.
Virginia Comic Con was a blast! This past weekend, the two-day con took over part of the Richmond Raceway. The second major comic convention to come to Richmond this season, Virginia Comic Con proved itself a con to be reckoned with.
It's been nearly two years since we last polled our readership about their favorite people, places, and things in our wonderful city. In recent months, we've seen growth and changes taking place around town that transform the cultural landscape in a lot of ways.