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OW goes to the RNC: Beware, P*rn!

August 27, 2012
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OW goes to the RNC: Beware, P*rn!

Given all the debauchery set to happen in Tampa this week—even though the party’s Mormon nominee’s lips aren’t allowed to taste beer or cigarettes or even coffee, which is, frankly, weird—we thought we’d begin by highlighting an email that landed in our inbox this morning from a group called Morality in Media titled, “P*rn...
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OW goes to the RNC: Strippers, hurricanes and bathhouses, oh my!

August 27, 2012
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OW goes to the RNC: Strippers, hurricanes and bathhouses, oh my!

Greetings, Orlando Weekly readers. It is I, Jeffrey Billman, former OW senior writer/prodigal son back from Philly, here. (Perhaps you remember me from that time I made up a story about eating manatees or got a town full of rednecks to hate me—or when I reported on OPD’s tendency to rough up people four years before...
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Notable Noise: This Week’s Best Shows [Special Labor Day edition]

August 27, 2012
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Levek plays Will's on Thursday.

Labor Day weekend is this weekend! Drive safely! Have fun! Here are some of the best shows going on in town this week.   Tuesday, Aug. 28 Kaleigh Baker and the Downgetters Oceana, Coyote Theory, the Velaceras, Makari, Montana Wednesday, Aug. 29 Alias Punch Thursday, Aug. 30 Levek, the Dewars, Telethon,...
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Sunday Film News Roundup — August 26th, 2012

August 26, 2012
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Sunday Film News Roundup — August 26th, 2012

It was a hell of a rough seven days, days that saw the end of Tony Scott, Phyllis Diller, Jerry Nelson and Neil Armstrong. For our purposes here, Tony Scott was the biggest loss, but personally, while I liked the other three, I admired the hell out of Neil Armstrong as much for his...
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Photo Gallery: Postcard from NYC’s Chelsea Market

August 25, 2012
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Photo Gallery: Postcard from NYC’s Chelsea Market

As Hurricane Isaac sloshes towards Central Florida — an obvious sign of Jehovah's displeasure with the RNC — I decided that discretion is the better part of valor, and discreetly departed Dodge for the relative safety of New York City (the Empire State Building shooing gallery excepted). If you've followed my blogging, you know...
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Red Chair Affair kicks off Orlando’s cultural season

August 25, 2012
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Red Chair Affair kicks off Orlando’s cultural season

It’s like a variety show with red chairs (for auction!), really, and one of the best gossip-seeking events Orlando has to offer.
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