I grew up listening to Al Michaels and Joe Nuxhall calling Cincinnati Reds’ games on radio. Unhittable By Phil Sheridan, Philadelphia Inquirer Sports Columnist Roy Halladay came to Philadelphia for the chance to make it to the postseason. All he did Wednesday night was make postseason history. On a chilly night, through a three-inning rainfall, [...]
George Blanda, the greatest Raider, has passed away at 83. In 1970, at the age of 43, he was the driving force in five straight games, with his foot and with his arm. George Blanda played collegiately at my alma mater, the University of Kentucky, for Paul “Bear” Brynat, and was UK’s starting quarterback his [...]
New Zealand PM roasted over cannibalism joke Key has been at loggerheads with a Maori tribe, the Tuhoe, over negotiations to settle their grievances over land confiscations by European settlers in the 19th century. During a speech to a tourism conference Thursday, Key joked about having dinner with the neighbouring Ngati Porou tribe, or iwi. [...]
From comes the sad news of the passing of Frank Frazetta. Frank Frazetta, an illustrator of comic books, movie posters and paperback book covers whose visions of musclebound men fighting with swords and axes to defend scantily dressed women helped define fantasy heroes like Conan, Tarzan and John Carter of Mars, died on Monday in [...]
My darling bride noted that the next episode of American Idol is going to have the contestants doing songs from Shania Twain. We were both wondering how the male contestants were going to find appropriate works from Miss Twain! For Eric: I know he’ll love the Robert Palmeresque video: Hmmm. More below the fold.
Ashley Judd at the UK game, where Kentucky beat Wake Forest 90-60 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
I just took a quick personality profile test and the results seem pretty accurate. The ISTJ personality type information is relatively close, with a few differences. “ISTJs are very loyal, faithful, and dependable. They place great importance on honesty and integrity. They are “good citizens” who can be depended on to do the right thing [...]
I am very much all over the map in topics I want to discuss but they all take lots of research and multiple links and all sorts of other things. I want to talk about Social Security, Tough Love, Taxation, Deficit Spending (enter Cloward-Piven), and many more things, but that takes a lot of time, [...]