Utah should be its own country.
Utah should be its own country.
Friends and family remembered Ricardo Portillo at a wake followed by a religious ceremony Wednesday in Salt Lake City.
Five days to recover from both the run and the attack.
Seven-year-old Arianna couldn’t eat her “broken” hamburger because the waitress cut it in half and Arianna can’t eat cut-in-half hamburgers. Luckily, the staff of a local Utah Chili’s knew what to do.
Hot tip: FLDS stands for the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and they’re currently led by Warren Jeffs. Did I mention Warren’s in prison?
The first annual Catdance Film Festival was held in Park City, Utah, this past week, and I was lucky enough to attend. This is what goes down at a film festival dedicated to cats.
The “I Love Drilling” Juice Bar in Vernal, Utah proudly tacks a surcharge on to the smoothies they make for openly liberal customers. (via ksl.com)
Patricia Polacco’s book, In Our Mothers’ House, is back on the library bookshelves in the Davis School District in Utah. The move came after a lawsuit was filed by the ACLU.
Coach Rick Majerus passed away over the weekend. The program he built, Utah, will honor him in the best way possible.
These animated GIFs were made from vintage turn-of-the-century stereo photographs.
I thought this was a free country!
The Utah delegation used their vote in the roll call of the states to take aim at Mitt Romney’s Olympics and make a “we built that joke.”
Mia Love would be the first black woman in the House Republican caucus. BuzzFeed declined the fundraising ticker.
A man wearing a DIY goat costume was seen on a Utah mountain among wild mountain goats. Works for me.
At Lagoon, in Salt Lake City.
Because Mormons who shouldn’t be drinking it anyway might get offended. Yet it’s made and still for sale in Utah.
Not cool. Benjamin Rutkowski and Kai Christensen were arrested in Utah for Reckless Endangerment when it was discovered they had set trip wires, sharpened sticks and a swinging rock in Provo Canyon Park.
A mysterious company in the disclosure report. [UPDATE: The payments went to Huntsman’s main political advisor, John Weaver, the PAC’s treasurer says.]
Liberal Latter-Day Saints breathe a sight of relief. The church also encourages its members to caucus next month in a letter read from pulpits across Utah Sunday.
“One would think that a church would feel a special obligation to make sure that they weren’t fueling a black market for a particularly deadly form of commerce,” a source involved in the report says.
Using criteria ranging from number of LGBT bookstores to hosting a WNBA team, The Advocate released a list of America’s queer capitals. Here they are paired with photos, taken in those cities, that showcase a spirit of gaiety and fun! Full list and explanations at The Advocate.
Just another man-bites-dog-bullet story. More awful wordplay: “Bow wow OW!”; “Ready, aim, FUR!”; “From my cold dead PAW!”; “Shooting MANGE!” “The SNOOPY Sniper!” “Man’s Best FRIENDLY FIRE!” Etc. You’re welcome, America’s lazy news anchors.
Jon Stewart tried to hijack Jon Huntsman’s Twitter Q&A by telling Daily Show fans to submit questions for Jon Hamm under the same hash tag. Here are but a few of the submissions about “Mad Men” and general dreaminess asked of the former Utah Governor and presidential hopeful.
This one goes out to Mitt. Thousands of people stripped down to their underwear yesterday and ran through the streets of Salt Lake City. Why? To protest against Utah being an uptight fuddy duddy of a state. Solidarity, you bunch of pantless Utahns…solidarity.
The two people doing the play-by-play during the recording of this video really should have left the mic off. (via mediaite.com)
The former governor of Utah and former ambassador to China for the Obama Administration, Jon Huntsman has officially declared his candidacy to seek the Republican nomination for president. Plus he played keyboard for a progressive rock band called Wizard in the ’70s. That’s…something. View List ›
The world is your swing set (if you have the proper clasps, cables, and training). Watch Video ›
Tone deafness, thy name is Utah.
The post-internet-famous Kari Ferrell (aka The Hipster Grifter) chatted with The Daily Beast from jail in Utah and showed her “reflective side” with choice phrases like “gumming a dude’s meat” and “R Kelly’ing small boys.” The internet’s not the same without ya K-dawg.
When he realized he’d been separated from his family on a weekend hike in a northern Utah forest, 9-year-old Grayson Wynne’s thoughts turned to television.