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Nov. 22, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Growing up and growing old with ‘The Duke’

When I was in first grade Stanley Elementary School held a spirit week.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 10:07 PM

The Byrds, King Solomon and the art of the crossover

King Solomon and the Byrds once famously wrote, “To everything there is a season.” 


Nov. 11, 2014 @ 10:26 PM

Titles, co-titles and 7,000 lies

I never knew the gravity of my work until I made my first mistake. I can’t remember if it was my old editor, Chuck Kurtz, or my old publisher, David Specht, that told me this piece of advice. I don’t remember it word for word, but it went something like this:


Nov. 05, 2014 @ 10:14 PM

Election Night: March Madness in November

I like to think of myself as a Renaissance Man and it’s not just because I occasionally dress as my alter-ego, the brave knight Sir Sits-a-Lot and go to festivals. I’m a Renaissance Man because I have a passion for many different things, chief among them sports and politics. Whenever possible, I like to combine the two, and election night provided the perfect opportunity to do just that.