Monthly Archives: March 2012

Johnny Quest and the Search for a Story

One of my favorite childhood memories is getting up early on Saturday morning to watch cartoons.  Bugs Bunny.  Road Runner. Daffy Duck.  Superfriends.  They were cool, but I would sit through them all to catch up with a scrawny kid … Continue reading

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The Booger of Death: A News Fable

“Picking your nose . . . can kill you.”  The admonition came from a doctor.  I knew he was a doctor because he was wearing blue scrubs and he wagged a latex-swaddled index finger at the television camera.  It may have … Continue reading

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Life, Love, and Mullets

It’s funny how one little decision can change the course of a life.  Twenty-five years ago, I was a the goofy dude behind the DJ booth spinning records while drunken workfolk got their groove on.  I was on my way … Continue reading

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Keepin’ ‘Em Dry

Say it ain’t so! It can’t be!  Why it seems like only yesterday I was frolicking in a pile of brown leave.  Basking in the glow  of the autumn sunlight.  Celebrating the end of another swampass season. And I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Got Crabs?

In Louisiana, a photog in the courtroom is about as welcome as a case of crabs at the Bunny Ranch.  The boot-shaped state is yet to embrace cameras in court.  Court detail usually means a quick peek inside the hallowed … Continue reading

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STALKING A STALKER

In the news business, it’s either feast or famine.  Either Pookie shoots Ray-Ray on the same day that the governor is caught in bed with a dead woman and a live boy, and Airforce One crashes into the papal jet … Continue reading

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