Seth MacFarlane http://ripr.org en Rhode Islander Hopes To Immortalize Cartoon Dog In Providence http://ripr.org/post/rhode-islander-hopes-immortalize-cartoon-dog-providence <p>As you may or may not know, the TV show “Family Guy” killed off the family dog Brian Griffin. Thousands of fans are petitioning online to bring Brian back.</p><p>But one Providence resident is hoping to do more.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>"Let’s strike while the iron is hot, and get a really dope statue in the city of Providence," said David Rocha in his online plea to get a statue in Providence. &nbsp;</p><p>That really dope statue he wants is of everyone’s favorite sarcastic martini swilling cartoon dog, Brian Griffin.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 15:27:33 +0000 John Bender 25682 at http://ripr.org Rhode Islander Hopes To Immortalize Cartoon Dog In Providence RISD Grad MacFarlane Hosts the Oscars http://ripr.org/post/risd-grad-macfarlane-hosts-oscars <p></p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 13:25:27 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 10891 at http://ripr.org RISD Grad MacFarlane Hosts the Oscars RISD grad is one of the ‘Girls’ http://ripr.org/post/risd-grad-one-girls <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/PyClsh2i8z4" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe></p><p></p><p>Actress Jemima Kirke, who plays free-spirited but aloof <a href="http://www.hbo.com/girls/index.html#/girls/cast-and-crew/index.html" target="_blank">Jessa Johansson</a> on HBO’s breakout show “Girls,” ought to know her way around Providence. She’s a recent graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.</p><p>Kirke earned a BFA in painting from RISD in 2008. She’s also the daughter of drummer Simon Kirk, of Bad Company fame.</p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 16:17:29 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 8376 at http://ripr.org