Puns and fun with the  National Society of Newspaper Columnists

Puns and fun with the National Society of Newspaper Columnists

Founded 40 years ago by a few lonely columnists looking to share war stories, the NSNC (pronounced “Eness-en-CEE” after the third cup of coffee or second glass of wine) hosts its conference in a different city every year and attracts a formidable line-up of special guests willing to speak of their time in the trenches.

Who will save the world?

With nobody at the helm of NOAA or FEMA, we’re basically one eyewall away from The Hunger Games, only with worse fashion.

49 Lives in Portraits: A Pulse Memorial

In some cases, the artists painted copies so that parents and partners left behind could each have a portrait, and the curator hopes the likenesses will bring solace.

A Flannery pilgrimage to Andalusia Farm

I volunteered to chauffeur, not knowing I’d be piloting through the devil’s weather
THE road to Milledgeville was probably paved with the best of intentions, but barreling down Hwy 441 in an ancient Mercedes during a nasty rainstorm brought out every hellish pothole. We had already crossed half the state, and with 60 miles left to go, the last leg of this day trip appeared to be leading to perdition.

We do our best, everyone wins

Almost 500 of Savannah’s most prosperous women (and a few men) filled the Westin’s biggest ballroom with the scent of success and Chanel Coco Mademoiselle.

We need to talk about ‘Southern Charm’

Let’s be real, dahlins’: We all know by now that reality TV isn’t reality at all.

A night at the Round Table

Surely the servers at the Algonquin never laid a tablescape this enchanting for a bunch of cranky egg-eating writers.

Finding serenity with the Saints & Sages

The Saints & Sages of West Victory Drive have been meeting for six years and boast an average age of about 80—bolstered by Elder Leona Williams, who’s 93 and still has her own parking space out front.

Can Savannah create good parking karma?

This is going to be hard to believe—the new plan seems to create better and more parking options to accommodate our many visitors while taking into account residents’ quality of life. Quit yer scoffing and consider.

Science, it’s a thing

"If we cut the public funding for basic research, it’s going to be very difficult to maintain the standards of knowledge in our society."

Aggressive Civility and other important newspeak

Jim Reed and Phillips Reynolds Price have co-founded the new social action organization, which not only makes a fabulous hashtag but stages events and sells swag to benefit the American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center.


Recent Comments

  • Re: Who will save the world?

    • The first two comments above let us all know how brain washed the right is…

    • on June 16, 2017
  • Re: Who will save the world?

    • How about we stop with the hysterics, eh? I'll charitably assume that this was written…

    • on June 15, 2017
  • Re: Who will save the world?

    • It's good to hear about community events from a source other than the dreadful SMN…

    • on June 14, 2017
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