A tribute to Johnny Winter by Mark Ellis.
Portland journalist and writer Mark Ellis is the author of Ladder Memory: Stories from the Painting Trade
Mark Ellis, en route to Hawaii for a new life with his family, remembers the day the country grieved — and the day it began to heal.
Mark Ellis remembers the groundbreaking singer songwriter of thrash-death-speed metal band Slayer, who passed away earlier this month.
Mark Ellis may be a political animal, but he can relate to the little girl in this video who’s tired of “Bronco Bama” and Mitt Romney.
Brush up on the methods for completely covering old paint—and all the safety bases—with veteran housepainter Mark Ellis.
After domestic violence ends in a murder-suicide on the police station steps, some women begin to protect themselves and their loved ones with deadly force.
Politically conservative writer Mark Ellis weighs in on Mitt Romney’s “47%” speech, and explains why he thinks the candidate should own that statement instead of trying to make it go away.
Mark Ellis had the icon of a Scotsman appear and disappear in his childhood, and years later wonders if political correctness can obfuscate vital truths.
Mark Ellis looks back on elections of the past, taking note of the convention that changed him from a Democrat to a Republican.
Are you a conservative guy looking for the best and brightest women in TV news? Mark Ellis has a quick-referenc guide to the most powerful dames in conservative news.
Mark Ellis ponders what it takes to make a song a true Male Anthem, and lists the 10 he thinks fit the bill.
Mark Ellis believes that in the case of those who sexually abuse or murder children, there should be no mercy for “good behavior,” no cover-ups, and no reassignments.
You say one thing. But what we hear is something else entirely.
Tor Constantino explains why he thinks pain and guilt are similar to a smoke detector – and how they can help.
What sparked Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution is uniquely present in Philadelphia.
John McElhenney explains why he won’t settle for anything less than YES.
Nicole Franklin shares her conversations with couples and experts on the world of Dating While Married.
Rich Siegel remembers being dropped off at college. Literally. Quite different than today’s series of events, seminars and classes as 26 years later he drops his own daughter off.
Nathalie Foy Ponders Differences in Kids’ Education
Many times the answer is not a new kitchen, or new cabinets. Updates and upgrades can add tremendous storage and organization!
Sami Jankins shares how to find the perfect gift for someone you care about without spending a lot of time or money.
A film that assures kids that there is nothing wrong with being different.
The MLB playoffs start this week; but not for Lee Pietruszewski’s Minnesota Twins. And that’s OK.
Dr. Vibe asks Rodney Kellum if blacks and whites are talking about the same things when it comes to race.
It’s a sentiment I’ve always found perplexing–the idea that hope is less realistic than despair–and though many of my favourite works have negative outcomes, I’ve never felt that this gave them a verisimilitude that other films lack.
Have something to say about men in business? The Good Men Project is taking submissions.
Brandon Billinger recently realized that he hasn’t been completely honest with his son and hopes that his little white lies aren’t sending a bad message.
Tony Posnanski doesn’t think he’s romantic. You might disagree.
You expect to find declarations of love and heartbreak in books and poems… But what about on the bathroom wall, the freeway overpass or the cracked concrete?