He likes to go to the movies alone, listens to indie rock, and owns two pet turtles. So why are opposing teams so afraid of Geno Atkins, the Bengals $55 million man?
In 2008, air courier DHL left Wilmington, Ohio, sending the small city into a tailspin and transforming it overnight into a poster child of the Great Recession. But a funny thing happened on the way to economic Armageddon: The citizens refused to let their lovely town wither and die.
Turkey Bottoms, colored blocks, & wedding wieners
The three-man comedy troupe Reduced Shakespeare Company is famous for its zany 90-minute history lessons on Shakespeare, the Bible, Western Civilization, and other small subjects. This month, the company debuts its ninth show, The Complete History of Comedy (abridged), on the intimate stage of Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre.
It has all the elements of your typical neighborhood Chinese restaurant: Strip mall location. General Tso and kung pao chicken. Fortune cookies accompanying the bill. The plastic dragon decoration that looks like it was ordered straight from the Oriental Trading catalog. But it is the nontraditional aspects of Raymond’s Hong Kong Café that allow it to stand apart.
Not for nothing does Local 127’s website count “All Grandmothers” among the staff’s inspirations.
In a world where you’re cashed out at your discount or grocery store by someone who went to The Walking Dead Customer Service Academy, Sports Page seems to have found the last real people who serve with a smile that’s genuine.