Cusses on Daytrotter today


The Savannah trio Cusses has had so much going on lately that it’s hard to keep up.

Richard Blanco’s inaugural poem: “One Today” (full text)

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Richard Blanco may be the least known of the poets ever accorded the honor of delivering an inaugural poem.

President Obama’s second inaugural address in a Wordle word cloud

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I previously posted the full text. Here’s a Wordle word cloud of that text.

The full text of President Obama’s second inaugural address

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“This generation of Americans has been tested by crises that steeled our resolve and proved our resilience. A decade of war is now ending. An economic recovery has begun. America‚Äôs possibilities are limitless, for we possess all the qualities that this world without boundaries demands: youth and drive; diversity and openness; an endless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention.”

Wet Socks at The Thru-Project fundraiser at The Sparetime (photos)


Wet Socks from Savannah kicked off the entertainment at Saturday’s fundraiser for The Thru-Project, a narrative photo book of a hike along the entire Appalachian Trail.

USA Today and its readers are the clear winners as newspaper splits with Gallup


It seems like Gallup’s leadership has not learned from its weak work in the 2012 election. Let’s hope USA Today will be more responsible in its election coverage from now on.

The Sketchbook Show!!! at Ashmore Gallery — a few pics from opening night


The Sketchbook Show!!! continues through this week and concludes with a closing reception on Friday, January 25th from 8 to 11 p.m.

mumbledust and Christ, Lord in Starland


Just a few photos of a couple of inventive bands at the recent event Bats in the Belfry at Desotorow Gallery and the Starland Dairy. Audio embedded.

The dangers, for some, of “living in the cloud”

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Adam Lanza may have lived in the cloud, but he also lived in a bubble of affluence.

Punk historian Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain appearing in Savannah later this month


Legs McNeil is best known for 1997’s Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, co-founded Punk Magazine and was an editor at both Spin and Nerve.

Savananh economic growth in 2013: the picture is getting rosier

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Plenty of reasons to think local economic growth will exceed predictions.

Don’t forget: Sketchbook Show and Seersucker Live on Friday night


Two great events on MLK Boulevard in Savannah.