Blog Columns2017-08-25T08:52:46+00:00

Blog (Columns)

Pretty much every week, I like to take a tongue-in-cheek look at events of the day. I have no axes to grind, no agenda to push. But the foibles of the rich and famous, the pomposity of politicians, and the continuous escapades of the denizens of Hollywood just provide too much rich fodder to leave alone. My intent is purely to be an equal-opportunity skewer, and to put a little laughter into your day. Here’s the link to past and present attempts:

My Latest Column

The Tenacious Two?

Have you ever heard of the “Famous Five”? I hadn’t until I started thinking more about the “Tenacious Two” of current fame. Both sobriquets refer to United States Senators. The Five gained fame in 1959. [...]

Putin’s Posse?

Did you realize it’s been five months since Russia decided to help itself to Ukraine? Even as the headlines recede, [...]

Of a Certain Age

There’s been quite a bit of ink and airtime used lately to discuss the age of one Joseph Robinette Biden. [...]

A Good Bet

I’ve been reading a lot lately about the possibility of new gambling opportunities being afforded those who seek to wager [...]

And So It Goes.

Time once again to eavesdrop on a luncheon tete-a-tete with two furtive political operatives. A high-ranking representative from the Republican [...]

After the Headlines . . .

One of the things I’ve always liked about reading newspapers (and now, of course, also trolling the Internet) is that [...]