I received the heartbreaking news today that Josh Putterman has passed away. Unless you were a reader of The Review (the University of Delaware’s student newspaper) back in the late-1980s/early-1990s, or one who has a particular interest in New Jersey-based copy editors/page designers, it’s unlikely Josh’s name rings a bell.
As I type this I’m sitting inside a tiny cafe in Fort Stockton, Texas. The name of the place is Glitzy’s Brew Coffee Shop. It’s the best (and only) java joint in town, and it’s as quaint as can be: T-shirts for sale, country music playing from a nearby speaker,
In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve finally undergone a jeffpearlman.com revamping. Why? Multiple reasons. First, because it was time. Second, because a few years ago I made the awful mistake of hiring a designer who butchered everything and killed my dreams. Third, because I have a book coming out later
So I’ve recently had a bunch of people from my old dwelling of Putnam County, N.Y. urge me to return to the topic of Tatiana Ibrahim, the bonkers Carmel resident leading the charge against Critical Race Theory, and liberals, and books, and Chips re-runs, and any educational element that she
If I had the time, and the energy, and the non-financial needs, I’d love, love, love to write a 5,000-word piece on the political radicalization of Mark Mulder, former (enjoyable, agreeable, friendly) Oakland A’s pitcher-turned-hard-right zealot. In case you don’t follow Mark on Twitter, well, I wouldn’t start now (unless
In case you missed the news, Greg Abbott, the Texas governor and all-around twat of a human slug whore, tested positive for Covid today … … less than 24 hours after the above photograph was taken. Yup, that’s Abbott, sans mask, waving to a bunch of Texas seniors—also sans masks.