Saturday, October 31, 2009

Important Halloween Announcement

Colin Burch reminds you that a cute witch, by morning, usually becomes an ugly princess.

Happy Halloween!

Monday, October 26, 2009

Red Stripe in a can?

In the U.S., have you ever seen Red Stripe in a can?

I haven't. I just saw an ad with canned Red Stripe on the site for Q magazine, a U.K. music publication.

Anyone know where you can find canned Red Stripe in the States?

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Jon Bon Jovi performed at the New Giants Stadium today

Jon Bon Jovi Performs Live at the New Giant's Stadium

22 October 2009 - East Rutherford, New Jersey. Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora. Gearing up for the November 10th album release The Circle, Bon Jovi will return to their native New Jersey for an exclusive homecoming performance to open up the New Giants Stadium planned for 2010.

Jon Bon Jovi Performs Live at the New Giant's Stadium

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

The boss in Pennsylvania!


Bruce Springsteen performs at the Wachovia Spectrum on Monday, October 20, 2009, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Elizabeth Robertson/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT) Photo via Newscom Content © 2009 Newscom All rights reserved. Accessed via PicApp.

Monday, October 19, 2009

My public confession

Today, I made the following public confession in each of the classes I teach at CCU:

"I have a confession to make, and I need to go ahead and get this out of the way.

"It's difficult, but I will make this confession.

"N.C. State has no football team this year."

-Colin Foote Burch, English, NCSU, Class of 1995

Friday, October 9, 2009

Wine & beer tasting in Pawleys Island

Event: Wine and Beer tasting

Start Time: Thursday, October 15 at 5:00pm

End Time: Thursday, October 15 at 7:00pm

Where: Pawleys Wine & Spirits, 10135 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Good news, moderates!

TRONDHEIM, Norway, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Abstaining from alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of depression, researchers in Norway found.

Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the University of Bergen said it has long been recognized that excessive alcohol consumption can lead to poor physical and mental health. The researchers -- using data from the Nord-Trondelag Health study that provided information on the drinking habits and mental health of more than 38,000 people -- showed those who reported drinking no alcohol during a two-week period were more likely than moderate drinkers to report symptoms of depression.

Read the full story here.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Oktoberfest tomorrow at The Market Common!

Get information on tomorrow's Oktoberfest, sponsored by the Weekly Surge, here and here.