Category Archives: Humor

An Anonymous Scout Talks About Florida Speed

By | April 24, 2015

An anonymous scout has agreed to give a blacked-out, highly secretive, interview discussing the top-secret football weapon known as Florida Speed. I heard some guys talking football.  Now this is a pro town, mind you.  They were talking wide receivers, talking speed.  Talking World Class Speed, one of the most overused cliches in all of sports.  Now, nothing… Read More »

My Insect Bite From Hell

By | July 20, 2014

Yes, I saw him come in the door.  I think it was a he because he packed so much punch.  Then again, considering the venom …  Ha, ha.  Anyway, it was a fly.  It looked like a routine, run of the mill, fly.  Maybe a tad bit more robust than usual.  And a bit of a rogue as… Read More »

The Look of Success: Journalism School Hacks Cultivated Skid Row Aura

By | July 8, 2014

When I first started hanging out in the newsroom of my college newspaper, I immediately noticed the phenomena known as the J-School Hack.  Now, mind you, this was quite a while ago.  Yes, kids, there were typewriters at the desks.  You could actually make a print of a letter right there on a piece of paper by striking… Read More »

Santiago de Chile: Make-out Capitol of the World

By | July 8, 2014

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to spend a Friday afternoon in Santiago, Chile, a huge, modern city of about six million people with  wide streets and cool buildings.  Looking down any intersecting street you could see they were just full of cars and people.  There were a number of streets that appeared to be pedestrian… Read More »