ESPN-bashing for those who like it

Ramzy Nasrallah, one of the better college website writers, lists the “Ten Things You Hate About ESPN.” There is so much to agree about his list, but a couple of his points stand out best.

Unsolicited, incorrect interpretation of sports. This suddenly began about 10 years ago when ESPN began floating questions nobody was asking while […]

Q Reading Poe's The Raven (BUMPED)

Poe’s always good for Halloween of course…


The Haunting in Connecticut

Well, maybe the title is a little dramatic.

My sister used to tell me ghost stories when I was young.  There was her friend who kept getting woken up by the ghost of a strange little man tugging on her covers saying, “Dodie, I’m cold.”  There was the family she babysat for, where showers of […]

For The College Widow and fellow Zombie-philes

Your Tax Dollars at work…part 22 in a continuing series

The F-22 Raptor

I was privileged to see the F-22 Demo Team twice this weekend. If you have ever seen the video of the F-22 going through its routine, it DOES NOT do justice to the real thing. To see this huge fighter literally flip end over end like an aerobatic competition aircraft is […]

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Edgar Winter…they only come out at night

Classic Pick O’ the Day: November 1

They Live by Night (1949) After an unjust prison sentence, a young innocent gets mixed-up with hardened criminals and a violent escape. Cast: Cathy O’Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Jay C. Flippen Dir: Nicholas Ray BW-96 mins, TV-PG. 11:15 AM EDT. TCM.

This is an under appreciated film noir classic with a […]

I Know You Are But What Am I?

Pee Wee Herman is set for a Broadway comeback starting in a couple of weeks at The Stephen Sondheim Theatre through January 2. Here’s the story from Yahoo! News:

The red bow tie is back. The white chunky loafers are, too. So is that too-tight gray suit.

The Secret Word today is: Comeback. Pee-wee […]

Sunday Open Thread