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Are We Penn State
November 12, 2011 – 9:33 AM | 80 Comments
Are We Penn State

Then it took a week and a half before the graduate assistant was asked to tell his story to Curley and Gary Schultz, who oversaw the Penn State University police department. And then, the grand …

Bin Laden In Heaven
May 2, 2011 – 3:09 PM | 62 Comments
Bin Laden In Heaven

 
Osama bin Laden is in heaven.
Upon his death, bin Laden went to heaven, as he'd expected to, a warrior of righteousness claiming his longed-for reward. An archangel escorted him to a large, lavishly appointed salon, …

I'm Here To Talk About The Present
January 12, 2010 – 10:33 AM | 43 Comments
I'm Here To Talk About The Present

This is not what I wanted to hear.
I don't mean Mark McGwire's admission that he used PEDs itself.I did in fact want to hear that, no matter how belated, because the discussion needs to move …

"Did I act wrong? Am I a bad son?"
December 22, 2009 – 12:26 PM | 45 Comments
"Did I act wrong? Am I a bad son?"

I hesitate to wade into the Shellie Ross/Madison McGraw fray — in case you don't know the story, you can get the background here — but my boy MB at OMG! Ponies! posted an exquisite, …

OFD on WNYC
September 11, 2009 – 7:38 AM | 20 Comments

My spot on this morning's The Takeaway. Please share to as many social media outlets as you can — thanks.

OFD goes global
September 2, 2009 – 10:45 AM | 4 Comments

My appearance on BBC Radio 4's "Americana," from Sunday, talking about trying to find Don. The podcast is available via free download on iTunes; I come in at minute 22-ish.
OFD is also a Facebook group …

The man, the myth, et cetera
August 26, 2009 – 8:45 AM | 23 Comments
The man, the myth, et cetera

I made jokes, but he'll be missed.

Support Local Biz: August 24, 2009
August 24, 2009 – 11:23 AM | 3 Comments

My great good friend Hud is Director of Development at an organization called Freedom Calls; the foundation's mission is to deploy the latest technology to keep servicemen and -women in Iraq in touch with their …

The bitter end
June 25, 2009 – 11:00 PM | 63 Comments
The bitter end

It all happened very fast — within a couple years of the Motown special. But even at the time of the "Motown 25" moonwalk, fame was old hat to Michael Jackson. He hadn't even turned …

This just in (or, rather, out): Master Stupidhead
June 15, 2009 – 10:41 AM | 100 Comments
This just in (or, rather, out): Master Stupidhead

Above: David Gardner Bunting III, born 13 June 2009, 7:45 PM, eight pounds, five ounces; and his favorite aunt. Everyone is healthy and in fine fettle, and the littlest Bunting is already submitting amiably to …