June 2019

I’m Alright Daddy


My dad loved baseball. I grew up listening to stories about Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb and Honus Wagner. He never saw any of them play but he knew their stats and lives as though he had been to every game. He taught me how to play baseball, but it wasn’t easy, for either of us. [...]

I’m Alright Daddy 2019-06-10T16:17:01-05:00

March 2019

Rubbing Thighs


Recently I had the opportunity to perform in Charlotte at the Comedy Zone, a club located in a sizzling entertainment complex. Every night, lines formed outside of hopping trendy dance clubs that I can not gain access to because I call them “hopping.” My niece Kathleen came to hang out with me one night and [...]

Rubbing Thighs 2019-03-06T15:38:38-06:00

Good Talk


You never know when the grammar police will jump out and hand you a citation. And they’re quite pleased to wield the authority to correct others even though no one asked them to. Follow any thread on social media and there’s bound to be someone embroiled in what might otherwise be an interesting conversation (or [...]

Good Talk 2019-03-01T18:15:15-06:00