Monthly Archives: February 2014

When the man tried to insult us with racist remarks I told the 12-year-old with me to never get into a fight with an ugly man because he’s got nothing to lose. And he’s so ugly that when he was born the doctor smacked his mother…Hmm. God saves us – except from fools.

After viewing the marvelous “Pompeii” exhibit at Philadelphia’s wonderful Franklin Institute Sunday afternoon I was strolling with my Haitian libation and her two kids up the street for a much anticipated special dinner. At one point a young black couple … Continue reading

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Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your home. And just because your voice reaches around the world doesn’t mean you are any wiser than when it only reached to the end of the bar. Now let’s take a peek at the Winter Olympics…

One arctic Sunday afternoon over a quarter century ago, while covering a combative football game in Green Bay for USA TODAY, I overheard the TV commentators in the press box invoking the banality: ‘It’s a war out there!’ And since … Continue reading

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There are no birthdays in the Bible. And in modern times there is no cure for the common birthday…but there is a temporary cure for flaccid aging men. Unfortunately my pill dropped somewhere on the restaurant’s carpeted floor. And there I was screaming to fellow diners: Don’t anybody move!…

Towards the end of my marvelous birthday repast Saturday nite on the storied Moshulu, a 4-masted 110-year-old converted restaurant ship moored along Philadelphia’s never-to-be-completed Delaware River renaissance, I tried to sneak my one-and-only Viagra pill… but dropped it. But of … Continue reading

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For a business to be great it must have a conscience. Hmm… So that’s what happened to American ‘bidness.’ Yet America wasn’t founded so we could all be better. It was so we could all be anything we damn pleased. And our government is damned pleased to be organized crime…

You know you had a great time last night when, after you sobered up, you reckon you need to change your name, change your job and change your address. Now that’s what I call a party! Like my erstwhile annual … Continue reading

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