This wasn't what Don McLean had in mind when he sang about "the day the music died," but it fits.
Wake Forest and Garner both cancelled their Christmas parades this year, meaning there'll be no back-bending drum majors, no strutting horn players or baton-tossing majorettes, no Santas tossing candy in the direction of tykes lining the parade route. (Speaking of tossing, what's with the scrimping Santa Clauses who only t...
It's official: I am the only person in Durham who did not see Dave Chappelle when he was in town this month.
From what I've been able to determine, even the people who weren't able to nab tickets to the funnyman's performances at the Carolina Theater - despite an extra show being added - encountered the comedian about town.
We are right in the middle of the Christmas season and I don't feel the least bit Christmas-y. I have no holiday spirit and haven't bought a single gift. (I usually get my shopping done before Thanksgiving.)
This is not like me. Is there anything I can do to get the Christmas spirit?
(Feeling like) Mrs. Scrooge
Dear Mrs. Scrooge,
For Christmas my freshman year of college I played Santa Claus. This was my first opportunity t...
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