Elsewhere Me

Here are some recent and upcoming irons in my fire. So to speak. A couple of weeks ago I groused about zombies for The Morning News. I provided commentary for the last Layer Tennis match of the regular season. I narrated the first match of the season as well. Wait, I did both the first and the last? Really? I

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Dave Niehaus, 1935-2010

Seattle residents have the pennant at half-staff today, after the death of local legend Dave Niehaus. Dave was the color commentator for the Seattle Mariners from its inception in 1977 until ... well, until yesterday, pretty much. You may not care about baseball. But if you lived here, you'd have cared about Dave Niehaus. I don't, and I did. He

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Halloween Postmortem, 2010

I spent Halloween this year as I have many others: sugar-high and wide awake in bed, staring at the ceiling until 4 AM, and vowing to rid the world of the evil geniuses behind Banana Laffy Taffy. That stuff seriously needs to stop existing. The first nation to weaponize Banana Laffy Taffy will have its boot on the throat of

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