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Articles by Liz Langley

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Whatcha doing this summer?: Here’s a handful of suggestions for some quick class action

Read Whatcha doing this summer?

6/30/2010 | By Sarah Keenan, Allen Levin, Liz Langley, Casey Morell, Lindy T. Shepherd

Some of us still lament the loss of the summer vacations of our youth. You know, the feeling of complete freedom when schoolbooks were turned in and you could turn your attention to planning new adven...[MORE]

Rescued from the brink: Inside the world’s largest chimp sanctuary

3/17/2010 | By Liz Langley

It’s a stunning day in Fort Pierce, just about midway between Orlando and Miami on the Atlantic coast. Late February sunshine has nudged out the winter cold and there’s green grass and blue sky as far...[MORE]

CLIP AND SAVE YOUR ASS: Truly last-minute gift ideas for the truly desperate

Cover Story | 12/25/2008 | By Liz Langley

And so this is Christmas. And what have you done? Not much shopping, that’s for sure. Everyone’s budget has had a botched lipo job – the fat has been removed and the muscle with it. We are a...[MORE]

THE CLEANER: When blood spills, someone has to make it go away

12/11/2008 | By Liz Langley

When I saw the face in the blood, everything froze for a moment. The blood was everywhere – puddled and smeared, vivid and viscous, red and black on the floor and brown on the bathtub, where so...[MORE]

A LOT OF BELLY FOR YOUR BUCK: Suspira: In the middle of the movement

10/16/2008 | By Liz Langley

They say when you find a true calling you’ll just know. You can’t define it. You just feel it. A lot of us feel it in our hips. Why belly dancing makes so many women feel like they’ve come ho...[MORE]

SUBMERGED IN SUMMER READING: Seasonal reads by local scribes.

Cover Story | 7/24/2008 | By Liz Langley, Lindy T. Shepherd, Bob Whitby, Jessica Bryce Young

Because it’s been such a busy season of book releases, we grabbed a handful that had an Orlando connection and set to reading. Lo and behold, there was promise and perfection to be found amo...[MORE]

HARD-CORE HENDRIX: Jimi may not be real, but the sex looks circa-'60s.

7/10/2008 | By Liz Langley

“Beauty is truth and truth, beauty,” John Keats said, and almost 200 years later there is still resonance in his words. Gracious imagery in art and nature need not be judged by the mun...[MORE]

COUPLE OF CREATIVES: Andrew White and Brigan Gresh stand on their own.

7/3/2008 | By Liz Langley

For a local artist, this story is a memorable calling card: When Andrew “Drew” White, a native of Pittsburgh, moved here from the D.C. area in 1990, he had the honor of having one of h...[MORE]

THE BIG SALUTE: Four hundred photos of supersized stiffies.

6/12/2008 | By Liz Langley

If you want a vivid picture of how our culture handles the penis, look at the guy wearing the Speedo. He’ll be easy to spot – most guys wear trunks as shapeless as that name implies...[MORE]

Naked aggresion, or the games people play

Juice | 8/8/1996 | By Liz Langley

Everyone brings a little light reading with them on a trip. Blaine, our host in Atlanta, likes philosophy; I like travel essays. My friend Paige has a brand new copy of Urge magazine. Hers are the onl...[MORE]

Button, Button, Who's got the Button?

Juice | 4/24/1997 | By Liz Langley

Like all the best good fortune, it just fell out of the sky. Just in case you usually do the same thing I do, see the words "U.S. Military" and flip straight from the front page to the Weird News s...[MORE]

Moments not to miss

Summer guide | 6/24/1999 | By Liz Langley, Steve Helling

Too many visitors to Orlando make the mistake of taking in only those stops that require a ticket at the turnstile. But moving beyond the obvious are a wealth of overlooked outings. So step out. Get t...[MORE]

Sink into history, buy the perfume

Summer guide | 5/20/1999 | By Liz Langley

In Orlando you can go on rides that simulate earthquakes, faulty elevators and runaway trains. Public appetite for safe, controlled near-death experiences seems to be limitless. It was only a matter o...[MORE]

Cruising for trouble

Culture | 7/30/1998 | By Liz Langley

The phrase "Disney cruise" used to refer to the glances exchanged by the waiter at Pinocchio’s Tavern and the guy playing Pinocchio. Now it’s a ship, and a drop-dead gorgeous one, which I couldn’t ...[MORE]

That sinking feeling

Special events | 2/19/1998 | By Liz Langley

"Titanic: The Exhibition," is on display at the Florida International Museum in St. Petersburg through May 15, 1998. For information andreservations call 1-800-777-9882 Here’s how stupid I am. B...[MORE]

Wanton women want fair share

Juice | 8/22/2002 | By Liz Langley

I feel sorry for kids today, not in a caring, concerned way, but in a detached, patronizing, figure-of-speech kind of way. Just look at all the cool TV we had when we were kids: "Bewitched," "Gilligan...[MORE]

Without a snout

Juice | 8/15/2002 | By Liz Langley

Truthfully, I don't understand the intricacies of the financial scandals that have been as reliably a part of the news lately as weather reports. I've said it before: When it comes to finance matters,...[MORE]

Nuts and bolts

Juice | 8/8/2002 | By Liz Langley

I was walking through a local park with my mother, a woman who, had she grown up in this era instead of the miserable World War II period, might have been a neo-pagan. They didn't have pagans in th...[MORE]

Neither heads nor tails

Juice | 8/1/2002 | By Liz Langley

"The Best American Travel Writing of 2000" features the brilliant, bizarre, funny story "Winter Rules," by Steve Rushin of "Sports Illustrated." It's a side-splitting tale about ice golfing in Greenl...[MORE]

Too close for comfort

Juice | 7/25/2002 | By Liz Langley

There are a lot of things that China and I do not have in common. I have never been visited by a U.S. President, did not acquire Hong Kong recently and none of my walls are that great, nor can they be...[MORE]

297 stories found. Showing page 1 of 15.

14 reviews found. Showing page 1 of 1.

Milk

Film review: by Liz Langley | 12/11/2008

The moment in Milk that stuck with me the most happens before Harvey is even out of the closet. “I’m 40 years old and I haven’t done a thing I’m proud of,” says Harvey Milk, whose considera...[MORE]

Black Hammock Fish Camp

Restaurant review: by Liz Langley | 1/30/1997

Some restaurants try to sell a "dining experience," which usually means "expensive chairs." At Black Hammock Fish Camp in Oviedo the experience you get is "Florida." Travel down snaking Oviedo road...[MORE]

The Evidents

Recording review: by Liz Langley | 1/3/2002

If you're the kind of person who heard the ragged vitality of the song "BBC" in the first Austin Powers movie, waxed nostalgic for the 1960's you never even knew and thought, "They don't write them li...[MORE]

Full Circle - Carnegie Hall 2000

Recording review: by Liz Langley | 4/26/2001

Most Americans, when they think of Indian music, probably think of two things: the time Apu came to live with the Simpsons ... and Ravi Shankar. Shankar was 83 years old when he delivered this Carnegi...[MORE]

Liquored Up and Laquered Down

Recording review: by Liz Langley | 4/19/2001

With song titles like "Corn Liquor" and "Cheap Motels," and lyrics about "stale Fritos and mosquitoes," Southern Culture on the Skids will make their fans feel as if they’re walking a familiar dirt ro...[MORE]

Out of the Reeds

Recording review: by Liz Langley | 5/2/2000

Those of us who like Middle Eastern music but buy without guidance often end up with CDs that better reflect the ambience of a strip-mall ethnic restaurant than the exotica we were hoping for. Pharaoh...[MORE]

Recording review: by Liz Langley | 1/3/2002

If you're the kind of person who heard the ragged vitality of the song "BBC" in the first Austin Powers movie, waxed nostalgic for the 1960's you never even knew and thought, "They don't write them li...[MORE]

Recording review: by Liz Langley | 4/26/2001

Most Americans, when they think of Indian music, probably think of two things: the time Apu came to live with the Simpsons ... and Ravi Shankar. Shankar was 83 years old when he delivered this Carnegi...[MORE]

Recording review: by Liz Langley | 4/19/2001

With song titles like "Corn Liquor" and "Cheap Motels," and lyrics about "stale Fritos and mosquitoes," Southern Culture on the Skids will make their fans feel as if they’re walking a familiar dirt ro...[MORE]

Recording review: by Liz Langley | 5/2/2000

Those of us who like Middle Eastern music but buy without guidance often end up with CDs that better reflect the ambience of a strip-mall ethnic restaurant than the exotica we were hoping for. Pharaoh...[MORE]

Recording review: by Liz Langley | 1/3/2002

If you're the kind of person who heard the ragged vitality of the song "BBC" in the first Austin Powers movie, waxed nostalgic for the 1960's you never even knew and thought, "They don't write them li...[MORE]

Recording review: by Liz Langley | 4/26/2001

Most Americans, when they think of Indian music, probably think of two things: the time Apu came to live with the Simpsons ... and Ravi Shankar. Shankar was 83 years old when he delivered this Carnegi...[MORE]

Recording review: by Liz Langley | 4/19/2001

With song titles like "Corn Liquor" and "Cheap Motels," and lyrics about "stale Fritos and mosquitoes," Southern Culture on the Skids will make their fans feel as if they’re walking a familiar dirt ro...[MORE]

Recording review: by Liz Langley | 5/2/2000

Those of us who like Middle Eastern music but buy without guidance often end up with CDs that better reflect the ambience of a strip-mall ethnic restaurant than the exotica we were hoping for. Pharaoh...[MORE]

14 reviews found. Showing page 1 of 1.

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