Monthly Archives: October 2011

Top 10 Sports Horror Stories

As a salute to Halloween from the sports pages, I’d like to submit to you, my loyal readers and followers, a Top 10 List of Sports Horror stories. Now this list is incomplete and more of a “discussion starting point” but I just had to get it going…. If you agree or disagree, please let…

5 Cool Ideas About Exercise

Here is another “Cool Stuff” Idea from our cool Urbane Life friend, also a noted speaker and author Michael Angelo Caruso. Michael will be providing interesting Cool Stuff Ideas here every Saturday going forward. We hope you find them helpful. If you see Michael around town, tell him you saw him here first, we will give you secret gift, really we will.…

Scary Music News…. OooooooOOOOoooohhh….

Here are eight vaguely scary bits of music news in honor of Halloween. 1. Dude. Steven Tyler. Man. Come on. Seriously. Yikes. 2. Vagina – Skull Hybrid? With Halloween coming, you knew the Flaming Lips were going to do something weird and sick and depraved and awesome. Well, have no fear. What’s Halloween without an edible…

Kiss Me Here..

What is in a kiss? Souls greet at whispering ports, Trading sweet secrets. -ashley n. jenkins   I’ve heard  from several people that a kiss means more than sexual intercourse, that it’s more intimate. I mean there are people you would have sex with and not kiss but rarely the other way around. Kisses can…

Hey Boy, Come Hither

Hey Boys… Come close I wanna share a lil secret with ya.. Ya ready? Here goes.. Women like well-groomed men. The stubble and fuzz looks great on screen, but your face should be kissably soft too. We don’t mind. Promise. In taking a page from Men’s Health Magazine, there are a few steps you can…

A Record Release Show, Singing Pieces of Pizza, and More…

“You get the night sweats, you take the flannel pants off…” Show of the Week This Friday is local pop/rock heroes Tone & Niche’s CD Release Show at the Berkley Front in, well, you know…Berkley. Anyhow, the band is one of the best pop/rock bands in Detroit and we’ve been waiting for their follow-up to…

Jack Frost Nipping At Your Car Parts…

  Disclaimer: We can not be held accountable if the mere mention of a Michigan snow storm in this article produces flurries in the next 24 hours.   As much as some of you dread to lose the warmer, longer days of summer  (sigh) the reality is, Winter’s a-Coming. The best way to welcome the…

How To: Host Your Own Wine Tasting Party

      Enjoying sights and sips in the valley is definitely a Bucket List addendum, but until your beer-friendly budget does a few pay scale hops, the idea of hosting your own wine tasting party might not be a shabby one. I was invited to my  former college roommate and super-social gal pal’s  first…

What I’m Eating: Fried brussel sprouts

Brussel Sprouts– an often misunderstood veggie. I mean, what is it anyway? It looks like a mini cabbage. It has a fairly strong taste, and if you had a mother who thought boiling them for I don’t know, hours, was a great idea, you are probably repulsed at the thought of eating this vegetable. Enter…

Little Known Bill Giant Takes His Last Snap — Kent Hull

The NFL lost a great man last week. Kent Hull, who played for the Buffalo Bills from 1986-1996, died from gastrointestinal bleeding due to liver disease. Without Hull, its doubtful the team would have played in, much less made it to four straight Super Bowls – all eventually lost. But it was the soul and…

On Cameron Crowe’s PJ20

Pearl Jam Twenty premiers on PBS tonight at 9pm as part of its American Masters series. Pearl Jam Twenty is Cameron Crowe’s love letter to the band. While complete, it wisely concentrates on Pearl Jam’s decidedly more interesting first ten years. And while the film celebrates Pearl Jam and their twenty year run, one of…

What Do You Consider To Be “Good Sex”?

Ahhh, good old good sex. It’s what makes life go round. Well, for some of us, at least. We all have different and varied ideas of what makes up a session of great sex. At different stages in our lives, good sex has many meanings. In my youth, I considered great sex to be the…