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DC Trip Update: The Hoisting Of Pints
March 11, 2009 – 10:26 PM | 12 Comments

If you can't join the sightseeing fun, you can still see the tomato bending an elbow (and join in with the beverage of your choice) at Capitol City Brewing Company. We aim to get there …

DC Trip Update: Twitter, ETA
March 7, 2009 – 8:20 AM | 31 Comments

Sign up now for tweets from the road!
The plan, currently, is to leave NYC by car at 6:30-7 AM, arriving in DC before noon and hitting our first stop, the Capitol, at noon. Mr. S …

The 13th Annual Baseball In Literature And Culture Conference
March 26, 2008 – 5:35 PM | 7 Comments

I hope I can update in the next few days; if I can't, it's because I'm tied up with this. I'm sad that they slotted my panel opposite the one that's discussing The Natural, but …

No Thank You, Ma'am. No Thank You Ver' Much.
November 12, 2007 – 8:11 PM | 49 Comments
No Thank You, Ma'am.  No Thank You Ver' Much.

"They sell pugs in SkyMall now? Sweet! …Oh. Boo."
Doing a piece on the unnecessary — nay, outright wrong — shit in the SkyMall catalog is one step behind "what's the deal with airline peanuts" in …

The Cape Cod Retail/Location Name-O-Matic
August 4, 2007 – 12:12 PM | 25 Comments

You never know when you might find yourself in Cape Cod, struggling to christen a new restaurant, antique store, street, or cluster of swayback-roofed pale blue motel cottages. It's a lot of pressure, but help …

Hockey hair optional
April 9, 2007 – 1:38 PM | 7 Comments

Joe R could use some help here, folks:

Need: a bar that’ll be showing the Islanders-Sabres playoff game next Friday night.
It’s for a Sabres fan (obviously), so on the off chance that some
Buffalo expat has …

Cape Notes
July 3, 2006 – 11:31 AM | No Comment

Saturday June 24
It is somewhere around the Noroton, CT exit on I-95 that I start thinking of vacation not as a unit of time, or a destination, but as a sentient being — a petty, …

Notes From The 310
February 8, 2006 – 11:07 AM | No Comment
Scenes From A Plane Trip
December 6, 2005 – 11:02 AM | 14 Comments
Scenes From A Plane Trip

24 November 2010: It's the anniversary of Freddie Mercury's death. I never met the guy but I miss him a lot anyway. It's that time of year; to absent friends.
It's a mystery, all the …

Trained
August 29, 2005 – 10:48 AM | No Comment

Don't get me wrong: I appreciate the New York City subway system. I do. It gets me where I need to go, it's reliable most of the time, and it is bar none the best …