When news broke that chef, writer and television host Anthony Bourdain had committed suicide via hanging while filming an episode of Parts Unknown in France, the first words out of my mouth were peppered with expletives and nowhere near...
The news moves too fast these days. In an effort to comment on all that was amusing and irritating last week, I present four quick takes in no particular order. Miss America does away with the swimsuit competition. The Miss America...
While this shouldn’t be news to anyone, it’s worth reminding everyone who will listen that leaving a pet in a car is a dangerous and irresponsible thing to do. But what if it’s not that hot out? A 70-degree day sounds...
The National Football League, which is now apparently a year-round microcosm of the social ills plaguing this country, stayed in the news last week when it adopted a new National Anthem policy, stating that it will require players on...
The U.S. Supreme Court jumped into the gambling fray last week when it killed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), effectively paving the way for legalized sports betting throughout the country. Now it will be up to...
Surprise, surprise: Yet another man who professes to be a champion for equal rights and a fighter in the #MeToo movement is nothing more than a hypocritical sleazebag abuser of women. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman fell hard from...
In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, the Department of Transportation (DOT) reached out to a handful of media outlets to admonish the state’s worst offenders of street littering. Bad news, Long Island, it’s you. The DOT said that...
In recent months, students have walked into the national spotlight, taking part in demonstrations, marches and protests to call for gun reform and safer schools. But last week, it was the teachers who were doing the walking, as educators...