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Oh, The Places You Will Go (with apologies to Dr. Seuss)

See the world, they said, Far-off lands from books you’ve read. Beautiful sights, and strange food to be fed. See the country, blue, white, and the red. But this is what they should have said. Oh, the places you will … Continue reading

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Heroes are Human

How do you cover a story that hits too close to home? Paul Gates was a journalistic giant. For more than thirty years, his investigations shined a light on the dark side of politics, business, and law enforcement, and sent … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

Far be it for me to complain about the news business — that social institution that brings such merriment and goodwill into homes each evening. If you think the steady dose of blood, guts, crime, corruption, lies, and smut (and … Continue reading

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Positively Neutral

It started as an experiment. A dare of sorts. If you’re my friend on Facebook, you know what I mean. Since January 1, I’ve been Mister Positive, a ray of sunshine in an otherwise dark universe. Alas, the boss has … Continue reading

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Craptastic!

Have you ever contorted you body through a stair railing in order to hang your lens (and your nose) inches above a roiling vat of feces? Me neither. As I stare down the half-century mark, that’s like 350 in photog … Continue reading

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Just Shoot Me

I don’t know whether I should thank The Advocate photographer, Adam Lau, for this picture, or smear his grinning mug all over the metro in gleaming hi-definition. See, Adam and I are kindred spirits — turds of a feather — … Continue reading

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Capitol Punishment

My first week of self-imposed Capitol Punishment is in the books. It’s been more than seven years since I’ve covered an entire session, and this week has been a re-education. I say “re-education” because nothing within Huey’s concrete erection ever … Continue reading

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