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Seeing Al

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Despite the fact that I’m getting older, I still have a pretty good memory. One day last month when walking home from the corner of happy and healthy — that’s the Walgreens in Covington, Ky. — I heard someone say, “Hello, Larry.” 
  

Worst Week Ever!: Sept. 25-Oct. 1

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Politics are stupid and the world is just going to keep on keepin’ on toward its path of speedy destruction, Botox and bullshit no matter who you vote for.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 10.01.14

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Money magazine recently ranked West Chester one of the best places to live in the country.
  

The Semantics of Weed

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
After Thomas’ recriminalization ordinance, weed possession on the first offense was a fourth-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days in jail and a $250 fine.  

Worst Week Ever!: Sept. 17-23

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 24, 2014
America is the land of opportunity. It’s even the land where you can blame others when your opportunity comes and goes without success.
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 09.24.14

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Forbes ranked Cincinnati No. 19 in a new list of “19 Opportunity Cities.” Cincinnati’s low housing and unemployment rates, along with its high number of Fortune 500 companies, make it easi  

The Oxygen of Publicity

0 Comments · Friday, September 19, 2014
A photo of children being buried after an attack in Ukraine led the Sept. 9 New York Times. I looked at it repeatedly, turning away, then returning. No gore. No bloody bandages. No hovering physicians. A few grieving relatives and neighbors.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 09.17.14

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Mayor John Cranley launched this year’s Young Professionals Kitchen Cabinet, a think tank for Cincinnati residents under the age of 40. Members will have the chance to brainstorm, research and share ideas with the mayor and city administration.  

This Woman’s Worth

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The mounting evidence of the NFL’s epidemic scourge of employing women and children batterers as highly paid professional football players has been a perfect storm resulting in my decision to boycott professional football.  

Worst Week Ever!: Sept. 10-16

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Al Franken was pretty funny back in the day — his Stuart Smalley character always kept you hoping for the day when he’d get high before talking to himself in the mirror and realize that he was never good enough and everybody hated him.  

Game Film

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2014
There is so much that is problematic with the NFL and the until-now largely unchecked and woefully under punished domestic violence of its players that it is dizzying to know where to start.  

Larry Flynt Was Right

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2014
What we see on TV is true but not accurate, accurate but not true. We see what happened but rarely what was going on.   

Media Musings From Cincinnati and Beyond

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Poynter.org says Gannett — owner of The Enquirer, Louisville Courier-Journal and Indianapolis Star, among others — is reorganizing newsrooms, job and pay scales “to better attract an (online) audience of 25- to 45-year-olds.”
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 09.10.2014

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2014
A Catholic, all-girls high school in suburban Detroit fired a gay chemistry teacher after she announced she was pregnant in August.  

Larry Flynt Was Right

0 Comments · Thursday, September 4, 2014
Buried in old files from decades of teaching reporting and journalism ethics is a flyer mailed to local homes by pornographer Larry Flynt.