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Two smart alecks go head-to-head against each other

I love smart-alecky humor. This is the kind where you stick a needle in someone. The needle can be long and sharp if someone has done something to deserve it, or it can be short and painless for those who […]

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Two smart alecks go head-to-head against each other

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I love smart-alecky humor. This is the kind where you stick a needle in someone. The needle can be long and sharp if someone has done something to deserve it, or it can be short and painless for those who […]

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Baltimore writer’s literary journey comes full circle

Towson University has the Towerlight; the University of Maryland has the Terrapin Times. At some point, every creative writing major finds himself honing his skill while working long hours for

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Elvis died on the crapper and more loads of crap

All  kinds of things make things better. A shoulder to cry on, a friend to share a trouble with, man’s best friend, a smile. Hell, it used to be

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Arsenal fans are more spiritual than everyone?

To quote Steve Martin from one of his earlier albums, "You Americans are so naive."  You know, back when he was funny, to quote Dennis Pennis. Take what Pele (Edison Arantes

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Intragalactic Olympics

Welcome to the 12D9IN3W9800VKNAth Intragalactic Olympics, under way for the last 10 intergalactic light months. We're half way through and I'm ready to have the wife beam me home,

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Conspiracy

It’s perfectly clear that the whole thing was a conspiracy, this time of epic proportions. The government was involved, of course, as is always the case with every conspired plot.

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When exactly did Saturday become a work day?

I mean, there am I, all fired up to enjoy a weekend of assorted freestyle gardening and sporting spectator-dom, and the e-mails and Facebook messages start flying in. “You got

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President Dad

[Author’s note: The following is an encomium, a tribute to the living, which I had written in 1989, when dad was still with us. He is since gone, but

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I got writer’s block and beer to drink

Where does the inspiration go? Why is it that the kind of inane banter used to fill so many evenings of wine and middle aged spread parties – perfect for

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Electricity: Shock therapy to energize students in schools

Electricity is a great teacher. Just look at the lessons it taught Ben Franklin and his son. Yet in this day and age its value as an educational tool has

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