Melissa Woodrum

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10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: July 2016

SmithField<p><b>Sounds Like:</b> Sugarland 2.0, subbing in Keith Urban and Jana Kramer for Bush and Nettles, but with a little more smoothness than sass<p><b>For</b> …

Country Music

Crack a cold one and celebrate with our 50-song playlist of the best 4th of July music

Between all the grilling, beer drinking, and firework launching, it can be a pain to assemble the perfect tunes for your annual Fourth of July …

Dolly Parton Clarifies Hillary Clinton 'Endorsement' Comment

Dolly Parton made headlines all over the country last week when she was reported to have backed Hillary Clinton, but in a new statement, she says she …

Will Darius Rucker Break Country Music’s Color Barrier Once and For All?

He had a knack for imitation. He recounts in his autobiography that he won a 4-H Club award for mimicking the sounds of animals, from chickens to …

Music

Love Story: The Impact of Taylor Swift's First Decade in Music

Ten years after "Tim McGraw" debuted, Swift's role in country music is undeniable.<p>When “Tim McGraw” slipped onto ’s Hot Country Songs chart at No. 60 …

Review: THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS treads old ground

It’s a premise I perhaps expected too much from: What do pets get up to when their owners are at work all day? Turns out the answer is “pretty much …

Father and Daughters

Despite some decent performances, this melodrama doesn’t rise above perfunctory<p>Gabriele Muccino’s domestic drama looks at the troubled relationship …

The Civil War becomes low-key comedy in Men Go To Battle

Kentucky in the early months of the Civil War. The two Mellon brothers—reddish-haired near-illiterates from a fictional nowheresville with the wry …

Film review: Sultan

Some 90 minutes into <i>Sultan</i>’s running time comes a short and rather remarkable scene. Sultan (Salman Khan), a former wrestling champion, stands in …

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Movie Review: "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" (1985)

Image Source<p><b>Movie</b>: "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" <b><br>Director</b>: Tim Burton <b><br>Year</b>: 1985 <b><br>Rating</b>: PG <b><br>Running Time</b>: 1 hour, 31 minutes<p><i>After his prized bicycle is</i> …

Movie Reviews

The Secret Life Of Pets is cute when it stays on the leash

The basic premise of <i>The Secret Life Of Pets</i> is simple, and cute: What <i>do</i> our pets do all day when we’re not home to watch over them? The opening …

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for Jul 7, 2016

Bill Watterson

Finding a Work Life Balance Through Technology

Closing the laptop and putting down the cell phone is harder for some than others. This month’s LTRC roundtable focuses on finding a work-life …

You Will Never Find Work-Life Balance - Desk Yogi

<i>But you can find your flow.</i><p><b>All our talk and worry about “work-life balance” is such a bunch of baloney.</b><p>I don’t mean to be depressing, but you will …

Work-life Balance

Escape Your Dying Industry With One of These 8 Careers, Instead

No one wants to admit that they're in a dying industry, but it's a hard fact that many of us will have to face at some point in our lives. Once upon …

12 Ways To Improve Work Life Balance Beginning Today

The concept of work/life balance has struck a sensitive nerve.While clinical work addictions may be rare, lack of work/life balance is a pervasive issue that to some degree perhaps applies to us all. As someone who has been an entrepreneur through multiple companies and for nearly all of my life, I …

Stem Cell Fillings Allow Teeth to Heal Themselves

The Root (Canal) of the Problem<p>No one in their right mind would ever look forward to a filling at the dentist. Why can’t our teeth fix themselves? …

“Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” and the Death of the Hollywood Comedy

Hollywood comedies are hardly funny anymore, because the producers, directors, and writers of comedies have set up a template—largely improvised talk about sex to fundamentally ethical ends—that has its own obsolescence built in. Such comedies were on their last legs half a decade ago, and …

Zoey Deutch

Massive planet found within a triple-star system

It defies what researchers thought was possible<p>More than 340 light years away, a giant planet is trapped in a dance with three stars. It’s a unique world, where suns rise and set three times a day, and where one year lasts more than half a millennium. It’s so bizarre that the existence of such a …

Universe