At long last, election day is upon us! If you’re reading this Big Something right now, it means that you’ve successfully weathered the torrent of ads, emails, phone calls, viral YouTube videos, and spirited Facebook posts that have come to define American Democracy in the twenty-first century. Congratulations! There’s only one thing left to do… […]

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Sheep on plains with thunderclouds above and mountains in the distance.

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The Rocky Mountain high, the 5-star accommodations at Broadmoor Hotel and our proximity to numerous military installations have made Colorado Springs a natural destination for the POTUS since the Teddy Roosevelt administration. Herbert Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, The Bushes (George W. Bush […]

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A Colorado Midland Railway Company engine with “Our President” painted on the side of a coal car. This photograph was probably taken during Roosevelt’s bear hunt in Colorado in April of 1905.

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“‘Games, refreshments and a program were in order for 35 youngsters at the San Luis Town School Friday morning, when they celebrated Halloween at a costume party in the school at 1511 N. Weber St. The program, made up of songs, dances, poems, stories and an art exhibit, was directed by Mrs. Charles Straeb […]

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Do you love The Big Something? Do you long to express your devotion to this program and all that it stands for in a way both artistic AND seasonally appropriate? Do you relish the scent of freshly butchered pumpkin flesh? Well we do too. That’s why we at The Big Something […]

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News

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January 19, 2018 | NPR · The storm, packing winds up to 126 mph and known in Germany as “Friederike,” hit hardest there and in the Netherlands, but also affected France and Belgium.
 

AP
January 19, 2018 | NPR · The unidentified juveniles, aged 12 and 13, allegedly ransacked a Sioux City honey farm, knocking over hives and exposing the bees to frigid winter temperatures.
 

AP
January 18, 2018 | NPR · After a federal judge blocked the Trump administration from ending DACA, the Justice Department is asking the Supreme Court to bypass the usual appeal process and hear its case this term.
 

Arts & Life

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January 18, 2018 | NPR · Christian Gudegast’s film about a bank heist in L.A. borrows so freely from Michael Mann’s 1995 film Heat it never quite recovers from the deep cinematic debt.
 

Roadside Attractions
January 18, 2018 | NPR · A Southern town, a heapin’ helpin’ of heartbreak, a shot at redemption and an adorable tyke: Writer-director Bethany Ashton Wolf’s romantic drama never complicates or deepens its rote story.
 

Reuters
January 18, 2018 | NPR · Greg Barker’s film favors candid emotional moments over a meaningful examination of how key policy initiatives were shaped in the closing months of the Obama presidency.
 

Music

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January 18, 2018 | WXPN-FM · A soothing introspective song set in a colorful Venice Beach scene at sunset where she’s become know for street playing.
 

Roadside Attractions
January 18, 2018 | NPR · A Southern town, a heapin’ helpin’ of heartbreak, a shot at redemption and an adorable tyke: Writer-director Bethany Ashton Wolf’s romantic drama never complicates or deepens its rote story.
 

Courtesy of the artist
January 18, 2018 | NPR · Merrill Garbus talks ditching the face paint, learning from the Black Lives Matter movement and acknowledging her platform as a white artist on the new album I Can Feel You Creep into My Private Life.
 

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