The dog days of summer aren't much fun in the land of sports talk radio. The only major league in play is baseball, with the pennant races still two months off. Amid these doldrums, the Ray Rice story hit the airwaves last month like a gale. In late July, word leaked that the National Football Leag ... More >>
A hostile Supreme Court. A feckless Obama administration. America's war on Mexicans has gone too far.
So, it seems that Charlie Sheen is trying to help out after deadly tornadoes hit Alabama last week. He visited Tuscaloosa today (wearing a white University of Alabama hat) "to survey tornado damage" and meet with Mayor Walt Maddox, who's hopeful that Sheen's celebrity status will help with ra ... More >>
And proud of it
New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham indicates the potential for long-term hearing loss following the use of Viagra and possibly other penile perker-uppers like Cialis and Levitra. Uh oh.
So as it turns out, he did not die in Memphis. But nonetheless, over the next few days, as devout fans grieve his death (at 59, of an apparent heart attack, in New Orleans), latecomers to Alex Chilton the musician (as opposed to Alex Chilton the song subject) will need recommendations on just wher ... More >>
Everyone worries about Halloween costumes that will make your little girl into a slut, but not enough people worry about costumes that will make children and adults look like fools. Herewith are the worst examples we have found so far, cautiously adding that there is no offense to taste and sense th ... More >>
The University of Alabama is really bringing us down today. First they sent us a release headlined "Thanksgiving Could be Worst Travel Day of the Year," and then we got "Merry Christmas on a Shoestring" from assistant professor of consumer sciences Jan Brakefield, which includes such spirit-crushers ... More >>
Five would-be assassins (and Khrushchev) in search of a narrative
Talking with Arnaldo Correa, godfather of Cuban Noir
With Republicans in power, equal protection under the laws will continue to diminish
A Reparations Suit for a 1921 Race Riot
Gins and Arakawa vs. The Grim Reaper
Mazel Pulls a Horowitz on Conservative Colleges
There Are Two AIDS Epidemicsand More May Be Coming