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From 1965 Selma to Right Now

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Readers might assume this a movie review. It is not. Readers might want to get on with it, forget about our recent past, stop drumming up old shit. I cannot.   

Worst Week Ever!: Dec. 31-Feb. 6

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2015
The crisp sound of a rifle shot rings out. Bambi’s mom is dead as fuck.   

Cincinnati vs. The World 1.7.15

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2015
A record 104 women will serve in the 114th Congress, which convened for the first time on Jan. 6, the AP reported.  

By Any Other Name

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Joshua Alcorn was born a boy but reportedly felt “like a girl trapped in a boy’s body” since he was 4 years old.   

The (Confusing) Red Cross Response

0 Comments · Monday, January 5, 2015
A reader gently chided me for writing that the American Red Cross “inexplicably” abandoned abdominal thrusts (the Heimlich Maneuver) as its recommended first response to choking.   

Killing Animals

0 Comments · Monday, January 5, 2015
That’s not to say I haven’t killed an animal or two in my life. I’ve had mice get into my living space and yes, I used a mousetrap or two to get rid of them.  

Worst Week Ever!: Dec. 24-30

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Anyone who has ever set foot in or waited in the Cincinnati Greyhound station knows it is an outer circle of hell.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 12.31.14

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 31, 2014
The FDA has approved a rapid-response blood test that can help diagnose cases of Ebola faster than ever, CBS News reports.   

There Went the Neighborhood

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 31, 2014
The city of Cincinnati has designated Woodburn Avenue in my East Walnut Hills neighborhood an “entertainment district.”  

Year in Review: Worst Year Ever!

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 23, 2014
There are plenty of good reasons to visit the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky — maybe you like animatronic dinosaurs (most people do) or your home-schooled kid is acting like a real dick in class and needs to take a field trip.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 12.23.14

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Gaslight Property has plans to develop a $16.5 million, 117-unit luxury apartment complex on Whitfield Avenue in Clifton.   

The Enquirer's Fine Line Between Advertising and Journalism

0 Comments · Thursday, December 18, 2014
Holiday joy must be tinged with renewed survivors’ guilt at the Cincinnati Enquirer.   

Worst Week Ever!: Dec. 10-16

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 17, 2014
No matter what or how you celebrate this time of year, one binding factor is that every child we are related to is going to expect lots of gifts and they’re going to be expensive and probably only played with or used for a few weeks before being forgotten.   

Cincinnati vs. The World 12.17.14

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 17, 2014
A northern white rhinoceros named Angalifu died of old age at the San Diego Zoo on Dec. 14, according to The Washington Post.   

“...And Justice for All?”

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Blackness is now a joke, a punch line every single non-black-skinned person is in on at our expense.