Posts tagged "Joe Paterno"

Make a Baseball Noise Here. (Season run-up #2)

Make a Baseball Noise Here. (Season run-up #2)
Frank Zappa famously said, “Jazz isn’t dead.  It just smells funny.” You can get that quote on posters, coffee mugs and t-shirts.  I’ve always liked it mostly because it encapsulates what jazz has become over the last forty years.  Mostly critics but also some musicians have built a great wall around jazz.  They try very... Read more »

A quick, pretty unformed post about being a fan.

I haven’t written much about it, but I’ve followed the Penn State scandal pretty closely since in first came out in November.  I find it hard to believe at this point there are still people out there defending Joe Paterno and that his graduation rate and other things somehow can balance out covering up a... Read more »

An Open Letter to My Alma Mater

An Open Letter to My Alma Mater
          I am a proud graduate of Ohio University, class of 1991.  OU shaped me, helped me to become the man and scholar that I am today.  I still look back with great fondness at my four years there and am glad to donate what I can, when I can.  It... Read more »
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