Mounted Heads...
A bizarre event I covered as a reporter was a big game hunting convention in Reno, Nevada. Two celebrities were there, former president George Bush (senior), and General Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of Desert Storm. Held every year, the convention promotes the hunting of exotic game, animals you may...
Bench Sitters...
Youth-league baseball coaches come in three types, those who play only their best nine players, those who sometimes use their bench-sitters, and those rare courageous souls who rotate players fairly. There was this kid. He always sat the bench. He never played. He took part in practices, that was all. The...
Fake Vets...
I think if I see actor Tom Hanks appear one more time on television as a spokesman for World War II veterans, I’m gonna puke. Okay, so Saving Private Ryan was a good movie. I’m sure Hanks is well-intended, a nice guy and a talented actor. But his struggle to make it in Hollywood represents the opposite...