42 almost makes a flesh-and-blood man of its hero.
Baseball's forgotten manThe man's name is Curt Flood. He spent a majority of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals, winning multiple Gold Gloves for his superb defensive play. He was one of the outstanding baseball players of the 1960s. But when he's remembered nowadays, he's not remembe ... More >>
Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.
Katharine Shilcutt's excellent post from last week, Depart From Me! I Never Knew You, Eaters of Bacon, in both its content and the commentary it generated, raised a very interesting question: Why would mega-pastor Joel Osteen decide to preach (dictate?) to his flock about what they should and shoul ... More >>
Tim Russert can read a newspaper like no other. Does it shock you that your own Miss Pop Rocks, popular culture whore that I am, wakes up every Sunday morning to worship at the church of “Meet the Press” and “This Week”? It’s true, I do! And with this political season, who can blame me? ... More >>
We learn some not-so-shocking news today from liberal think tank Media Matters for America that conservative syndicated columnists dominate their progressive counterparts in Texas daily newspapers. The findings of the report, titled “Black and White and Re(a)d All Over: The Conservative Advantag ... More >>
The legislature offers a solution to playground problems
Dance-craze era bows out squeaky clean
A brasserie that's anything but brassy