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My Shutdown Solution

My Shutdown Solution

For all the grief I've given the TSA on the air and this blog for the security theater it makes us go through at airports, I've never felt any animus towards the people who work for that agency. That's why I made it a point this weekend to thank each of them for...

Oscar Nominees Trivia

Oscar Nominees Trivia

Today's Harris Challenge is full of trivia questions about the Oscars nominees announced yesterday (w/thanks to Nathaniel Rogers and others who dug up these facts). Click here to play for...

Another Vegas Trip Report

Another Vegas Trip Report

A few stories from another weekend in Vegas, including a visit to a Fan Cave, a confusing casino, a bad restaurant, and a pantsless tourist.

I Want My Quarterback

I Want My Quarterback

Today’s Harris Challenge starts with a trivia category called I Want My Quarterback. Score enough points, and you’ll get the bonus category, On This Day.

The Trump-King Thing

The Trump-King Thing

Some thoughts on Trump catching flack for only staying two minutes while visiting the Martin Luther King memorial today.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

Very impressed with the actor playing Abe Lincoln in the Pizza Hut commercial. Almost as good as the guy who was James K. Polk in the spots for Mike’s Hard Lemonade.

That Championship Sunday

That Championship Sunday

Several thoughts about yesterday’s NFL conference championship games, that blatant missed call by the refs, and much more.

Down By The River

Down By The River

Today’s Harris Challenge has two trivia categories — one about movies, one about music — with the keyword “river.”

Too Close For Comfort

Too Close For Comfort

I’m sitting in the corner of the restaurant having lunch with my friend Mark when, all of a sudden, there’s a tap on my shoulder. No voice, just a tap.

Waiting In Airports

Waiting In Airports

With TSA agents in the news, I’ve been thinking about airports a lot lately, and remembering a couple of stories about sitting around with nothing to do when a flight is delayed.