Our weekly editorial meme: “To the dimmer go the spoils”

Well, you KNOW the way they've always been. Vultures hunt by instinct, not college degrees.

C’mon, do you really believe Robert Maxwell accidentally fell off that yacht?

At this point in the nation's haphazard experience, most Americans know far too much about Ghislaine Maxwell owing to her connections with the conveniently...

Hill Street Blues, from a time when I cared about such matters

Thanks to my friend Bluegill, this Hill Street Blues video retrospective was an hour well spent, and mind you, I don't often have warm...

Prioritizing drivers merely fails everyone else

If our city or any other continually cites favorable traffic accident statistics pertaining to cars ALONE as proof that streets are "safer," this of...

ON THE AVENUES: Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma chameleon (The Big Bang Remix)

From the former NA Confidential, November 15, 2020. --- Pedestrians being hit by cars is a car problem. Car congestion is a car problem. Noise and...

NAHA? Four years later, the questions remain unasked and unanswered

At the Jeffersonville News and Tribune, there is an article: "New Albany Housing Authority moving forward with $27 million in renovations," by Daniel Suddeath. City...

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Think beer globally, drink beer locally, pair beer with food thoughtfully

Every major industrialized nation has A BEER (you can’t be a Real Country unless you have A BEER and an airline—it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear...

Menu Items: All the food was Greek to me, and gratefully so

Originally published at Food & Dining Magazine on 7 November 2021. --- “Edibles & Potables” is Food & Dining Magazine’s Sunday morning slot for a merry...

REWIND: “This week in solipsistic beer narcissism” (2014)

Lightly edited to remove a couple of obscure topical references. --- Are you fed up with words you don’t understand? Tired of scrolling down to your favorite...