Busy season is officially over. You’ve been powering through all season. Returns are in, and extensions are filed. And most importantly, your clients are happy because you’re a powerhouse CPA. Now that you have free time on your calendar, it’s time to take your superhero-self on vacation. Deciding where to go on vacation can be … Continue reading Offbeat vacation ideas for the adventurous CPA
Hangin’ with Rodney
Rodney Carrington is brash, raw and has a bit of a mouth. But more than that, he’s honest. The comedian is traveling next week from his home just outside of Tulsa, Okla., to the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers for a night of stand-up that he calls “truthful comedy.” “This act is all new, … Continue reading Hangin’ with Rodney
Klaatu Barada Nikto!
Social phobia is the most common anxiety disorder, impacting upwards of 12 percent of adults, according to the American Psychiatric Association. The disorder causes considerable distress and can greatly limit a person's ability to function in public scenarios. Social anxieties manifest themselves in multiple ways. A sufferer may avoid eye contact, physical touch or large … Continue reading Klaatu Barada Nikto!
His name is a chant, and his talk show is a hoot. He is one of the biggest faces in sensationalized daytime talk and a host to guests whose on-camera kerfuffles would make Spartacus proud. But he won’t be bringing any of those “Springer” moments to Northwest Arkansas, he says. Jerry Springer is once again … Continue reading “Jerry! Jerry!”
This part of the state is a happening place, and not just for the locals. Northwest Arkansas once again welcomed politicians, celebrities and world-renowned artists to the area, making 2014 one of the most star-stuffed years yet. Former President George W. Bush popped into a Bentonville ice cream shop the morning before his scheduled book … Continue reading People Watching
As it turns out, if a mouse crawls out of a hollowed-out dung ball, it will spook an African elephant walking nearby. Sometimes things are surprising and life can be a bit unpredictable, but for engineer and special effects artist Jamie Hyneman, that's half the fun. Co-host of the Discovery Channel show "Mythbusters," he says that … Continue reading Busted!
Dog Day Night
This ain't Star Wars, and he's no Boba Fett. But Duane Chapman, aka Dog the Bounty Hunter, is known for his determined and successful tracking of some of the country's most notorious criminals. He rose to fame (or infamy, as some would describe it), in 2003 with the capture of Andrew Luster in Mexico and … Continue reading Dog Day Night
Tommy Chong says a stoned audience is the worst audience to play to. And he would know. Over nearly 50 years in the business of hemped-up entertainment, he and comedy partner Richard "Cheech" Marin have performed all over the world, promoting a lifestyle that doesn't exactly make the audience particularly responsive. "It's hard to keep … Continue reading Good Vibrations