Yep, I’m Gay

Nothing to fear

I want to name my two new (and by new I mean “possibly future”) Betta Splendens (Siamese Fighting Fish) Sodom and Gomorrah. Has a nice ring, no? And fitting, yes?

Guest Commentary

Open letter to Rep. John Yarmuth

Dear Rep. Yarmuth:

Editor’s Note

A fistful of hollers

Cary Stemle, my friend and former editor, posted something intriguing on his Facebook page last week: a brief, glowing endorsement of the new Clint Eastwood tough-guy flick, “Gran Torin

Fables of the Deconstruction

You’re my best friend

I recently joined one of those Internet social networking sites. Why not?


Time for a tighter belt

“Times are tough. People need to make sacrifices. I just don’t want to be one of them.”

Raised Relief

Change in Cabinet, none in cupboard

Like some 67,000 other Americans, I recently signed a petition asking our next president to deliver on his promise of change, specifically in his choice for Secretary of Agriculture.

Guest Commentary

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Intellectual isolation at the C-J

Do more bricks and mortar, regardless of site and design, always add up to progress? This would seem to be the prevailing attitude of our local daily newspaper over the past couple of years.

Editor’s Note

Puff piece

Watching David Williams maneuver as the Republican leader in Frankfort is like seeing Goliath battle a hundred little Davids.

Suburban Turmoil

Monkey butt

As I navigated my son’s stroller through the press of holiday shoppers a few weeks ago, I could hear the high-pitched shrieks of a small boy in the midst of one very loud tantrum.

Summary of My Discontent

Homegrown’s all right with me

Now that your New Year’s resolution to give up butter, tobacco and/or interstate truck-stop pornography is but a wistful pipedream, perhaps it’s time to strive for something attai