Commentaries

Thursday Commentary
10:07 am
Thu May 31, 2012

A Midsummer Night's (Recurring) Dream

Dennis Barnes Flickr Commons

With Shakespeare on the Green's upcoming performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Commentator Gwenyfar Rohler contemplates what makes this play so attractive to audiences everywhere, generation after generation. 

Tuesday Commentary
4:01 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Cosmic Smackdown

Courtesy of Annie Gray Johnston

When Annie Gray Johnston begins to get a little too big for her britches, the world has a way of letting her know. Today, she shares some of the cosmic smackdowns that have kept her in check over the years.

Thursday Commentary
8:00 am
Thu May 24, 2012

Mad Men Mania

Island Vittles Flickr Commons

The Sixties are back, man, and no, it's not a hallucination. 

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Tuesday Commentary
8:00 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Free Parking on Masonboro Island

Bill Gracey Flickr Commons

When Commentator Shane Fernando was a kid, this area of Southeastern North Carolina was far less populated, and popular. 

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Thursday Commentary
8:00 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Bananafish, Anyone?

Kara Allyson Flickr Commons

When literary commentator Gwenyfar Rohler first met J.D. Salinger, it wasn't through his famous, angst-ridden, teenage protagonist, Holden Caulfield.

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Tuesday Commentary
8:00 am
Tue May 8, 2012

The Don Skinner Magic

Commentator Annie Gray Johnston held a few jobs in her time, from a high-profile secretary up north to a devoted stay-at-home mom. 

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Tuesday Commentary
8:00 am
Tue April 24, 2012

A Note from Your Environmental Health Care Provider

With the 42nd Annual Earth Day just behind us, Commentator Andy Wood has been thinking about not just the health of our planet, but of its people.

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Thursday Commentary
8:00 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Signs and Such

Piblet Flickr Commons

Signs appear most everywhere nowadays: on the sides of buses, the backs of cars, sometimes on the back of the head of the person in front of you.

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Tuesday Commentary
12:00 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

Claude Howell's Second, Final Resting Place

Jennuine Captures Flickr Commons

Though a great painter and supporter of the arts, the late Claude Howell is remembered for more than his talents. 

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Thursday Commentary
8:00 am
Thu April 12, 2012

The Fact Behind the Facts

Mario Sergio Santos Flickr Commons

As a budding journalist with his first front-page byline, Commentator Philip Gerard was understandably smug. 

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