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Living Out Loud: Not Ready to Make Nice

Local country radio & The Dixie Chicks

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Apparently, I don't know much about Country music and its audience here. They seem not to support freedom of speech. Case in point: I'm not supposed to want to listen to those liberal, outspoken Dix  

Living Out Loud: : Jennifer Too

Capital Hill Girl

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 31, 2006
I live in Clifton -- Gaslight District -- and usually get my groceries at Keller's IGA. It's a little bit more expensive than other grocery stories but I've come to know all the people who work the  

Living Out Loud: : Attracting Weirdness

It follows me wherever I go

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 17, 2006
On my birthday, friend Sara and I went over to Arlin's in Clifton, went outside on their deck and had a few drinks. We were having a good old time, but it didn't take long for it to get interrupted  

Living Out Loud: Mike and the Price of Gas

A hard pill to swallow

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 10, 2006
"When I was driving in California last week, I was paying over 4 bucks a gallon for gas. Don't you think that's outrageous?" "No," I replied. "I don't think you paid enough." "What?" "You should   

Books: Stalker Turns Novelist

Cincinnati native Shari Goldhagen talks about Family and Other Accidents

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Reviews of Shari Goldhagen's debut novel, Family and Other Accidents, have been so positive that she might not have to return to stalking celebrities for a living. She's done that kind of work f  

Living Out Loud: : Maybe Five Years Ago

Defining Ellen

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 26, 2006
I can't remember exactly when I met Ellen. We were both drinking at a bar in Clifton and both pretty drunk. After the bar closed, we walked back to my place and fucked. This sort of established a r  

Living Out Loud: : Tolerance

Sometimes it takes awhile

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Coming downtown on the last Tuesday in March was a mistake. Light rain was falling, and the sidewalks were slick. Still recovering from foot surgery, I was having difficulty walking. I decided to   

Living Out Loud: : Our Christian President

Thoughts on G.W.B.

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 29, 2006
In the three years I've written or edited this column I've never written anything about George W. Bush, and I'm not starting now because he's coming to Cincinnati to throw out the first pitch at th  

Living Out Loud: The Taxi Driver

Riding with Marvin

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 8, 2006
When I painfully got into the cab, the driver said, "How do you do?" He was an older man with a white afro and brown skin that looked like leather. He was wearing a black cap. His large hands were   

Living Out Loud: : Sitting on One's Ass

Thinking of Peter Deane's questions

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 1, 2006
I've been sitting on my ass a lot lately. Of course, that's how one usually sits, but I've gotten pretty damn tired of it. Last Monday I went back to the doctor and got some good news: I can start