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Pro sport nicknames are important and silly

Pro sport nicknames are important and silly

Our latest column from William Thomas Nicknames are not real names. For example, Tesla’s Elon Musk and his girlfriend (no known first name) Grimes just had a baby girl. Did they name her Ellen after him or Grimmy after her or the bull terrier in the Mother Goose cartoon? No, they named the newborn X […]

Tearing down statues – but where will all the pigeons poop?

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Tearing down statues – but where will all the pigeons poop?

Our latest column from William Thomas Seriously, toppling centuries-old historic icons is wrong. Film footage of an angry mob in Bristol, England wrapping ropes around the neck of Edward Colston and hauling him to the ground was ever so revealing. First of all, it was heartening to see that the four men rolling Colston’s bronze […]

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As we open things up, I will miss the shutting down

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As we open things up, I will miss the shutting down

Our latest column from William Thomas A friend emailed me a photo of Clint Eastwood, a still shot I recognized from the movie Gran Torino in which his character, the perpetually-pissed off Walt Kowalski is sitting on his porch, draining a six-pack of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer while scowling at the Asian gangbangers who have […]

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“Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition,” Marilyn Monroe

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“Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition,” Marilyn Monroe

Our latest column from William Thomas In the course of its three-month world tour, COVID-19 has provided a litmus test for global leadership. Revealing how and how early leaders responded to this vile and invisible killer, the virus has divided presidents and prime ministers into two camps–competent protectors and falling-down fools. No gray areas here, […]

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Lies, scams and snake oil cures are spreading faster than the virus

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Lies, scams and snake oil cures are spreading faster than the virus

Our latest column from William Thomas As we prematurely open up our economy, thereby risking a second and more deadly wave, it’s important to remain optimistic. I mean look at all the businesses that are thriving in this new and very nervous COVID-19 world–home wine delivery, landscaping companies, Netflix, Amazon, grocery stores, price gougers, money […]

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Cement Plant Road-a back-breaking study in human waste

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Cement Plant Road-a back-breaking study in human waste

Our latest column from William Thomas As the coronavirus curve flattens and the lockdown continues, our backsides get wider and the asses among us get bolder. For reasons unknown, litterers are having a heyday in this COVID-19 lockdown. Municipalities are reporting an epidemic of littering with more crap being thrown out of car windows than […]

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