Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Okay, it’s been awhile. The irony of writing as much as I do is that it means I write less here at the Wigderson Library & Pub. But as we settle into a post-vacation regime around here, expect to see more postings here, including links to my writing at Watchdog (my full-time home), MacIver, The […]

I’m going to tell you a secret. State Sen Paul Farrow has candy in his basement. Lots of candy. In fact, four out of five dentists strongly recommend you do not venture into his basement.  The fifth dentist wants you as a patient. Farrow has more candy in his basement than the Easter Bunny. It’s […]

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Today is the Super Bowl. I’ll probably tune in at half time to see The Who. I know people don’t believe me when I say this, but the older I get, the less I’m interested in professional sports. So I decided to consult my long-time bookie friend, “Jimmy Irish,” last night to get his thoughts […]

With Hurricane Ike coming this way, time to stock up on provisions. To make a proper New Orleans Hurricane, the Webtender has the following recipe: Ingredients:1 oz White rum 1 oz Jamaican Rum 1 oz Bacardi 151 proof rum 3 oz Orange juice with pulp 3 oz unsweetened Pineapple juice 1/2 oz Grenadine Crushed Ice […]

Happy Birthday to Chicago Cubs fan, conservative columnist, and television personality George Will. My brush with greatness, or my biggest geek moment: I was in New Orleans for the Republican National Convention in 1992. I got on the elevator at the Superdome and there in the back of the elevator was George Will. And he […]