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Destination Ball Caps — The Modern American Mullet

This article was orignally published on HudsonReporter.com — October 22, 2009. Few things in contemporary American society have so clearly illustrated the duality of man with such exquisite panache as the mullet hairstyle. Business in front, party in the back—there’s not much more that needs to be said than that. …

The Anchor Bar Buffalo Wings (TravelFoodAndDrink.com photo)

Chicken Wings: A Retrospective

TODAY IS THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BUFFALO CHICKEN WING. To mark this magnificent occasion, here’s a look back at a hard-hitting piece highlighting the dearth of good chicken wings in the New York Metro Area, which originally ran in the Hudson Reporter on October 31, 2002. __________________________________________________________ It’s really …

"Meh..."

The Reign in Ukraine — Putin Shrugged

A charismatic authoritarian has simply walked unopposed into a neighboring sovereign state and assumed control in the absence of international leadership, citing an ethnic affiliation with the populace—this all sounds vaguely familiar. Anyone who has passed a basic undergrad History requirement knows how this played out in the past. The …