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Politicians Suck at Wearing Baseball Hats – I Examine Why

I’m going to borrow one of President Obama’s favorite verbal tics and open with this statement: let me be perfectly clear, this is NOT a feature about politics or policy or politicians’ policies. It’s about baseball hats. I don’t care what you think politically and I’m confident you don’t care what I think. What I’m concerned with here is the disturbing and overwhelming inability of …

How Stephen King’s Books Saved Me From Being a Literary Loser

The Gunslinger

It began with picking up a used copy of The Gunslinger in Dave’s Olde Book Shop in Manhattan Beach all those years ago. Cool title. Cool cover. Or maybe it really began the first time I saw the boring-but-since-it-was-Stephen-King creepy cover of Misery. It could even have truly started with the It cover that used to scare the crap out of me as a kid, but at a critical point …

I Don’t Often Write Exclusives On Major National News, But When I Do, It Involves Football

Christopher Sign at Alabama

Through a confluence of events that involved my position as Editor In Chief of FootballMatters.org, the media property for the College Football Hall of Fame and the National Football Foundation, I found myself interviewing Christopher Sign yesterday. Chris is a television anchor at ABC15 in Phoenix and through hard work, the trust of his sources and the lessons learned under legendary Alabama football Coach Gene …