“Facebook Friends”: Judged by the Company You Keep

Granny Knew Best about Facebook before there was a Facebook. My sainted Granny was a wonderful lady. A feisty Irishwoman who had a beautiful head of red hair until the day she passed. She left us far too early to even conjure the concept of the Internet and what would come to be known as [...]

“Facebook Friends”: Judged by the Company You Keep 2018-01-01T01:16:45+00:00

KB Home CEO Profane Rant: Seriously, what the f***?

MEZGER OPENS MOUTH, INSERTS FOOT, NAILS DOWN AN INTERNET CLASSIC Gather round everyone, as we are once again forced to remind everyone about a few common sense matters, thanks to Jeffrey Mezger, CEO of KB Home. KB Home, for the record, is a Fortune 500 company and at last check was clicking about $2.5B or [...]

KB Home CEO Profane Rant: Seriously, what the f***? 2018-01-01T01:16:45+00:00

Breaking Rule #1 in Live Broadcast News: “The Hot Mic”

I recall vividly the first time I did a live sportscast in studio. The Producer stopped me before I went into the studio, looked me square in the eyes and said, "Remember that your mic is on at all times. When you step into that studio, it is NEVER off even if we tell you [...]

Breaking Rule #1 in Live Broadcast News: “The Hot Mic” 2018-01-01T01:16:45+00:00

Art Briles “Zero Accountability” earns zero second chance

The Buck must always stop at the top Art Briles was the man in charge of the Baylor football program during a time of numerous where heinous violations of both legal and NCAA law were taking place. Lawsuits have been working their way through the system since his firing with 31 Baylor players accused of [...]

Art Briles “Zero Accountability” earns zero second chance 2018-01-01T01:16:45+00:00

React to Hurricane Harvey is true window to America

Hurricane Harvey & the "real" America The author never knew her words would be used to describe a national disaster such as Hurricane Harvey, but they do indeed fit perfectly. “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed [...]

React to Hurricane Harvey is true window to America 2018-01-01T01:16:45+00:00

Maria Chappelle-Nadal call for Trump assassination is not America

True leaders do not "knee jerk". America, this is not how we do business. This is not how YOU should be doing business. Maria Chappelle-Nadal is not the image we want to the rest of the world to judge us by. This is not who we are. It damn sure should never be who YOU [...]

Maria Chappelle-Nadal call for Trump assassination is not America 2018-01-01T01:16:45+00:00

Jerry Lewis: A lifetime of smiles and service

Jerry Lewis: A true "King of Comedy" When Jerry Lewis left us this weekend past at the age of 91, it forced many of us to say farewell to an old friend, one that the majority of us had never met in person. What we knew about him was mostly gleaned from movie cameras, television [...]

Jerry Lewis: A lifetime of smiles and service 2018-01-01T01:16:45+00:00

Junior League Softball, “The Finger”, and adult overreaction

KIDS DO THE DUMBEST THINGS. Let us consider for a moment, "the finger". Hands up from everyone in the audience who ever did something incredibly foolish when they were kids, let's say from 10-15 years of age? I'm not talking about anything criminal here. I'm talking about something just plain stupid to the point of [...]

Junior League Softball, “The Finger”, and adult overreaction 2018-01-01T01:16:45+00:00

Steve Bartman: A World Series ring well earned

Steve Bartman goes from fan to fiend in record time Fair to say that if the Chicago Cubs had not won their long-sought after and painfully desired World Series title last season, we would not be here today discussing the final chapter in the tale of Steve Bartman. How an entire city and even certain [...]

Steve Bartman: A World Series ring well earned 2018-01-01T01:16:46+00:00

Fake rape & the Texas teen: Prison beckons for one lie

A DESERVED LIFETIME MARK FOR A LYING ABOUT RAPE Many of you will recall we discussed and covered in-depth the story of Texas teenager Breana Talbott and her lie about being the victim of rape back in March of this year. It was a hard lesson in the use and misuse of social media, but [...]

Fake rape & the Texas teen: Prison beckons for one lie 2018-01-01T01:16:46+00:00