SHOCKING Wednesday, September 24
Annual Bunyola “fiestas” on the Spanish island of Mallorca were canceled in September out of respect for an 18-year-old man who fatally hit his head after receiving an electric shock on a lamp post he was leaning against as he urinated at a street corner.
AN INTERVIEW WITH HOOSHANG HARVESF Wednesday, August 27
The owner of Hooshang Oriental Rugs, the longest-running business in Avondale, talks about his trade and why there are no American rug-makers
TAURUS: August 20-27 Wednesday, August 27
Breve orazione penetra, an old Italian idiom, is translated as “short prayers pierce” or “concise prayers penetrate.” Extrapolate from that to come up with the meaning that “God listens best to brief prayers.
GEMINI: August 20-27 Wednesday, August 27
Every February, you go through a phase when it’s easier to see your life’s big picture. If you take advantage of this invitation, it’s like being on a mountaintop and gazing into the vastness. Every August, however, you’re more likely to see the details you’ve been missing.
LEO: August 20-17 Wednesday, August 27
Every 12 years, planet Jupiter spends about a year cruising through the sign of Leo. It’s with you now, and will be through early August 2015. What can you expect? EXPANSION! Great, right? Yes and no.
VIRGO: August 20-27 Wednesday, August 27
TV comedian Stephen Colbert confesses his safeword is “pumpkin patch.” Does that mean he participates in actual BDSM rituals? Is it the codeword he says when he doesn’t want the intensity to increase, when he doesn’t want the next boundary crossed? I don’t know.
VOCKAH REDU IS THE SENTIMENTAL KING OF SISSY BOUNCE Wednesday, August 27
The New Orleans native comes to town to help you shake that ass and free that mind
GE OIL & GAS AND THE BRIBERY ECONOMY Tuesday, October 7
Should we be excited about tax dollars padding corporate profits?
SCORPIO: August 20-27 Wednesday, August 27
In your dreams, you may travel to Stockholm, Sweden to accept a Nobel Prize, or Hollywood to pick up an Oscar. There’s a good chance that in your sleepy-time adventures you’ll finally score with the hot babe who rejected you in high school, or go to the scene of your biggest mistake and do things right this time.
SAGITTARIUS: August 20-27 Wednesday, August 27
Lake Superior State University issues a “Unicorn Questing Privilege” to those interested in hunting for unicorns. Are you one? You may feel an urge like that in the weeks ahead. Unusual yearnings well up. Exotic fantasies replace habitual daydreams.