I stopped rooting for them the day they cut Bernie Kosar, the most loyal athlete in Cleveland history. And I don’t watch now because of Bernie’s obvious CTE. But they’ve been a fraud ever since they came back and anyone who has watched them is a fool. Not one single legit playmaker in nearly 20 […]
American Exceptionalism, Molly , and I, Tanya
I saw both Molly’s Game and I, Tanya today – and both are brilliant and both will be written about a lot. So this isn’t a review of either but some notes on both. I have zero idea of what is or is not “the truth” in either movie and in the case of one […]
Wow so you weren’t full of it! My Bad
One of my funniest times in San Francisco was a birthday dinner for a friend of mine around 1995. I got there a little late and had like five people introduced to me who I didn’t know and I’m horrible with names so probably instantly forgot all of them. So most of the people that […]
Someone finally played Charles Barkley Bob Dylan’s Only a Pawn in Their Game.
Charles Barkley at Tuesday’s Turner-CBS NCAA Tournament Media Day: “The Republicans always do a good job of dividing and conquering. They do a really good job of making black folks, poor white folks and Hispanics not like each other. Everybody wants to talk about black and white, when the situation is really about rich people […]
Is there a future in pop music? I ask in 2002.
About 20 years ago, my best friend and I had a freeform college radio show that was on from 2-4 AM. If you were within forty miles of campus and you were somehow wired on cocaine, lonely and desperate you could listen to us. Despite the fact that we very likely had about seven listeners, […]
So sad just heard that Pat Dinizio has passed. He made the Maynard G Krebs look cool again. Wonderful voice. Wonderful Songwriter. Was hoping I’d get to see them open for Dave Davies, but that won’t happen now. Saw the Smithereens live in the mid-80s at Northwestern. Loved everything except Pat singing frown instead of […]