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.
In case you missed this, last night a school board meeting in Franklin, Tenn. went bonkers/crazy/off the rails when a bunch of anti-mask parents continued the right’s “I Am Legend”-esque zombie movement. Here’s a clip … And … yeah. i wish I had something profound to say—but I really don’t.
Dear Houston Astros: As you know, J.R. Richard died yesterday. You damn well better not retire his No. 50. Not now. Not after all these years. Not after you failed and failed and failed and failed. Not after you brushed the matter aside, stammered and stuttered, but never did a
I’m a few days behind on this one, but only because I needed to process the jarring audacity of Elise Stefanik, Republican congresswoman from New York/GOP conference chair, deciding the best play for her party would be to blame (wait for it) Nancy Pelosi for the Jan. 6 Capitol siege.
If you’ve read this blog of late, you know I’ve written a fair amount about Tanya Esposito•Tatiana Ibrahim •Tanya Brahimi•MC Mellie Slick, the Carmel, N.Y.-based mother who is my home region’s face and voice and mouth of Critical Race Theory resistance. Now, she’s jumping into a slightly different arena—deciding which
Dear Anthony Sherman: Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! This morning I saw your courageous Tweet about NFL teams requiring COVID bracelets to identify those who have been vaccinated and those who have not. Here it is … Again, thank you. What this world needs, now more than ever, is
Received this e-mail a few moments ago … To say I love this e-mail is to delve into the greatest of understatement. It features all the hallmarks of excellence. In no particular order … • Irrational and inexplicable capitalization. • “Friends” “in” “quotes.” Are they not my friends? Or “friends”?