We here at Arkansas Times HQ are wholly onboard with Bob Weisz' project to raise money for his Nimslo four-lens camera. Our support, we'll admit is partly nepotistic as Bob is the Times New Orleans-based multimedia consultant. But mostly we're into the Nimslo because it takes killer GIFS, or Wigglegrams as Weisz calls them. His Kickstarter pitch video above is a masterpiece.
The University of Texas opened classes in Austin this week with a bit of student protest. The "Cocks Not Glocks" campaign encourages students to carry dildos and sex toys to mock the beginning of a new state law that allows concealed weapons on campus.
We take a visit to the weekly hot check court in Sherwood District Court, the subject of a recent civil rights lawsuit filed by ACLU Arkansas and others, who say the system there results in a modern-day debtor's prison
Ernest Dumas explains in his Arkansas times column this week how Obamacare's problems can be fixed; why it isn't going away, and, most pertinently, why it's more lucrative for Arkansas to continue to expand the coverage pool, not dream up ways to shrink it.