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King Corn: Review from My Netflix Queue

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“A documentary about CORN?” groaned Motley Husband upon seeing the telltale Netflix red envelope in our mailbox. Eye roll. Sigh. “Corn? Seriously?” His eyes had that furtive, escapist look a teenager gets when trapped with his grandparents at the Golden Corral during “All You Can Eat Soft Meat Tuesdays.” I know, I know, corn doesn’t […]

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There Will Be Blood: Review From My Netflix Queue

 Motley Queue

I know There Will Be Blood is a movie I was supposed to love. I was supposed to find Daniel Day Lewis’ performance as turn-of-the-century oil prospector Daniel Plainview riveting and explosive. I was supposed to be intrigued by the ethical implications that arise when greed, oil and religion combine. I was supposed to be […]

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Huntington Park’s charms are already apparent

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The Dispatch wrote Bob Hunter commentary: Ballpark’s charms are already apparent Sunday, August 10, 2008 BY BOB HUNTER Ken Schnacke wasn’t more than 10 feet past the chain-link fence that guards the construction site at Huntington Park when he turned to the visitor and grinned. “This is so cool,” he said. That is definitely one […]

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Bar hoppers: The Brewery District misses you

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  The Other Paper wrote Bar hoppers: The Brewery District misses you  By KITTY McCONNELL Published: Thursday, August 7, 2008 A general question for Columbus residents: When was the last time you went to the Brewery District? And why? Back in the early ’90s, this German Village neighbor could drink any other Columbus bar district […]

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New date, location for Oktoberfest 2008

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This Week News wrote New date, location for Oktoberfest Wednesday, August 6, 2008 By DAVID J. CROSS The German Village Society’s annual Oktoberfest is less than a month away, and organizers are hard at work adjusting to both a venue change and a new date. In a change from previous years, the upcoming Oktoberfest will […]

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OSU switches to reserved football parking for RVs

 

Columbus Business First wrote Ohio State switches to reserved football parking for RVs Wednesday, August 6, 2008 by Matt Burns RV-driving Ohio State University football fans can rest a little easier on game days this season, but it�s going to cost them. The university announced Wednesday that it is eliminating the first-come, first-serve system for […]

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Crew acquires Pat Noonan from New England

 

Press Release wrote CREW ACQUIRES FORMER MLS ALL-STAR AND U.S. NATIONAL TEAMER PAT NOONAN FROM NEW ENGLAND The Columbus Crew announced today that it has acquired former MLS All-Star and U.S. National Teamer Pat Noonan from the New England Revolution in exchange for the Crew�s natural first-round selection in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft and allocation […]

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