I spend most of my life listening to talk radio. I go back and forth between sports and politics. Today’s going to be one of those days I listen to the same story on both stations. What intrigues me most … Continue reading
This weekend I finally got around to watching FrackNation, Irish filmmaker Phelim McAleer’s 2013 documentary about hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and its enemies the world over. Going in I knew the film to be on “my side”: that is, pro-fracking and pro-free … Continue reading
Talk about the commonwealth last night and today has concerned the fate of former governor Bob McDonnell. That is, Republican Governor Bob McDonnell, as the media are fond of noting. I’ve never met a politician who didn’t engage in some type … Continue reading
Temperatures in the 90s, afternoon thunderstorms, sweating at 9 a.m. Good to see summer’s finally here.
Ah, Labor Day. Traditional end of summer. And if you’re a kid you know what it also means… back to school. In New York we always gave ourselves an extra day and started Wednesday, but around these parts it’s on … Continue reading
Binghamton, New York, is a great place to live… if you don’t have to work. Or if you work for the government. Which is kind of the same thing.
I finally got around to seeing the final season of Treme this past week. Treme aired on HBO from 2010 until December 2013 but the show covered the time period from 2005-2009. (So we’re all a bit behind the times here.) I … Continue reading
Can’t blog. Watching Simpsons marathon. … Continue reading
As of yesterday I have been happily married for the past four years. They truly have been great years and I look forward to many more. This past year has been especially good, as my wife and I finally decided … Continue reading
By now you have seen the major press coverage bestowed upon my old hometown, the one and only Binghamton, New York, who received a bit of ink in this month’s issue of Esquire. In a lengthy piece on the American sandwich, … Continue reading