Category: 2001-2007

All posts from 2001-2007

RIP Tim Russert

I’d like to think journalism won’t die with him, but Tim Russert was capital “J” journalism’s face and voice.    I still believe in journalism, but it will be a lot harder without Russert at...

Dear John Blogger

I remember our first night together. We were introduced by a mutual friend over a low country boil. The Tybee Island sun was setting and my head was light with spirits. I was so...

Porn

I am not on a diet. I probably need to be. Beginning in early July, I started to notice that my lifestyle (fast drinks, fast food, no exercise, etc.) was starting to manifest itself...

The marriage bed

My wife and I have a problem in the bedroom. I’ve slept in more places than I can count–from five-star hotels to hammocks, I’ve seen it all. I’ve woken up on bare mattresses in...

Hermit crab

I’ve left the house four times in the last sixteen days. I went to a Mexican restaurant with my family where I was mean to the boy. I went to my accountant’s twice. I’m...

Take a letter to Kublai Khan

I hate it when I get like this. It’s nothing I can define outside of “uninspired.” Even that isn’t entirely true. The best word is “blank.” I am 100% blank right now. It’s one...

Poultry Primary sees winner and running mate

DATELINE: TYSON FARMS — Even the memory of Colonel Sanders couldn’t save the one-time Poultry Party golden child from the deep frier. After a campaign that lasted through six months of egg collection, Buffalo...

Super Wednesday

Poultry Primary to continue as two-bird race Within a period of one hour last night, Blogger ended my 16-hour Super Tuesday blog, my kid woke up with some sort of freak-out, and a friend...

Four conversations

Conversation with my son just now: “There’s a man in my sack with the corn.” He says this while holding a corn-filled heating bag. “The man in the sack said ‘everyone attack’ and he’s...