A Different Kind of Coming-Out and Why Many Won’t Do It

by baldilocks First things: my gratitude to Fausta for filling in for me on Saturday. I still have some computer issues which will be dealt with directly. Some may remember that one of the first of the gazillion sexual harassment/assault accusations and revelations was from actor Anthony Rapp, who told of being assaulted by actor … Continue reading A Different Kind of Coming-Out and Why Many Won’t Do It

The Mirage Bar: When Journalists Got It Right

The numerous errors and continuing employment of ABC News reporter Brian Ross made me think about what went wrong with investigative journalism. As a young reporter in the 1970s, I cut my teeth in Chicago, a city where journalism came straight off The Front Page. Back in 1977, The Chicago Sun-Times bought a bar, The Mirage, … Continue reading The Mirage Bar: When Journalists Got It Right

The Neverending Tantrum

Everyone knew that whoever let the sadness overtake him would sink into the swamp. -The Neverending Story It’s now been a year since President Trump’s election and I, for one, think that’s plenty of time for all the tantrums to have played themselves out. I can understand the disappointment of the losing side in the … Continue reading The Neverending Tantrum