Archive: May, 2012

MLB Wild Card Races

September 28th, 2011
MLB Wild Card Races

MLB Wild Card Races, Preamble: After 161 games, it all comes down to the final night of the regular season. Or not. For if the teams are tied after tonight’s games, there will be sudden death playoffs on Thursday for the two wild card places left in the MLB post season and the hunt for […]

Walter Payton

September 28th, 2011
Walter Payton

Walter Payton, We have our memories of Walter Payton, most of them so grand, they defy the limits of humanity.   Ol’ Sweetness was such a great football player, so fierce yet childlike, so mischievous yet epic — and he died so young — that it seems he has always been a bronze statue looming […]

Joe Namath

September 28th, 2011
Joe Namath

Joe Namath, New York Jets legend “Broadway Joe” Namath has had some critical things to say about his former team and their bigger than life head coach Rex Ryan.   Following the Jets’ 34-24 loss to Oakland on Sunday, Namath went on “The Michael Kay Show” on ESPN Radio to voice his disappointment of Ryan’s […]

Susan Sarandon

September 28th, 2011
Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon, The noisy bazaar of militants, 21st century hippies and dreadlocked nomads with rainbow stocking caps may have fallen short of their “Occupy Wall Street” goal, but they are getting noticed. From the lunchtime passersby to the Freedom Tower construction workers to a prominent member of the Hollywood liberal braintrust, the demonstration against corporate […]

Elizabeth Olsen

September 28th, 2011
Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen, Elizabeth Olsen is poised to take Hollywood by storm. With five films in the can, including Martha Marcy May Marlene due in October, her upcoming roles include acting opposite Zac Efron, Catherine Keener and Dakota Fanning. In the October issue of Nylon, Elizabeth Olsen talks about what she’s learned from her family — […]

Listeria

September 28th, 2011
Listeria

Listeria, Q&A: Key answers about listeria in fruit Some questions consumers may have about listeria in cantaloupes. Q: What is listeria? A: Listeria is a hardy bacteria found in soil and water that can be carried by animals. It is often found in processed meats because it can contaminate a processing facility and stay there […]

Bob Dylan

September 28th, 2011
Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan, Most successful music artists have an array of skills. They balance voice, looks, songwriting ability and musical talent in just the right way to attract the attention of an executive and later, the general public.   Now and again though, someone succeeds simply because he or she is so overwhelmingly good at one […]

Chris Christie

September 24th, 2011
Chris Christie

Chris Christie, I don’t normally readjust my expectations based on a NewsMax article, but I do believe this one has validity: according to the conservative website NewsMax.com, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is seriously reconsidering issuing a “NEVER MIND!” on his previous refusal to run for President and could well jump into the GOP’s frayed […]