Fables of the Deconstruction

O come, all ye faithful

Last weekend, I engaged a clever bit of counter-programming.

Summary of My Discontent

A Christmas miracle

The man — grizzled, disheveled — sat down heavily on the leather mall couch and looked lovingly at his unlikely companion, a small bespectacled girl with blond pigtails.

Editor’s Note

Some kind of happiness

This is my last column for LEO Weekly. As of Jan. 1, News Editor Sarah Kelley will take the reins as I move on to a new job as editor of The City Paper in Nashville.


All they need for Christmas

Dear Santa,

Keeping Up with the Jones

Reflections of an ex man-whore

I usually don’t get into the tabloid stuff, but I’ve got to weigh in on the revelation that Tiger Woods is a man-whore. Wow!

Guest Commentary

Building bridges starts with civility

Bridges are built to unite people.

Don't Ask, I'm Telling

Family ties

How do you know if animals in the ocean are boys or girls? What is a mind? Why is the top of your hair dark when the rest of it is blond?

Fables of the Deconstruction

Nothing is over, not yet

My 9-year-old son Oden came home from school the other day talking about a puzzle involving dots and lines.

Summary of My Discontent

War is crack

Patience isn’t usually my thing.

Editor’s Note

‘Graveyard of Empires’

There is sense to be made of the situation in Afghanistan. Unfortunately, it seems to be elusive in President Obama’s White House.