Pop will eat itself: Some catchy earworms about food
October 27, 2013 The other day, I was at Golden Hunan in Liberty (fantastic black pepper chicken, BTW) eating Chinese food while humming the song “Chinese Food. more »»
The ‘mean girl’ has evolved, but will never rule the school
October 19, 2013 I’ve been rewatching “Sex and the City” on my iPhone whenever I have spare minutes here and there. Don’t judge. more »»
It’s the giant inflatable Grim Reaper, Charlie Brown!
October 6, 2013 Once in awhile, the advantages of technology and advancement of human achievement in this day and age we live in are on brilliant display for all to gaze at in wonder. more »»
'Breaking Bad’ fans: Do not be the one who knocks tonight
September 29, 2013 So, tonight is the series finale of “Breaking Bad. more »»
Can a woodchuck still chuck wood if it’s a whistlepig?
September 22, 2013 There are so many charming colloquialisms that come from living in this are. more »»
It’s a pumpkin spice world, and I’m a pumpkin spice girl
September 8, 2013 Since it’s been five minutes since summer ended, it’s time for pumpkin spice to take over the world. I guess it could be wors. more »»
I hope I grow up before I get old ... maybe just a smidge
September 1, 2013 Those wise sages of Blink 182 once said, “Well, I guess this is growing up.” They would know more than me, I suspect. more »»
Get busy on these must-see spots before summer ends
August 25, 2013 I have written at length about how much of a hardcore summer junkie I am. more »»
Modern school lists in short supply of neon kittens
August 18, 2013 Right about now, parents are combing the aisles of local retailers, ticking off the school-supply lists sent by their children’s teachers. more »»
Lines are blurred between summer hits and pop disaster
August 11, 2013 Technology means never having to hear “Call Me Mayb. more »»
What possibilities will rise from the ashes of blight?
August 4, 2013 This is the Rust Bel. more »»
Taking you on a T-shirt tour of the Mahoning Valley
July 28, 2013 I almost titled this column “Ever smelt a smelt? Just close your eyes and chew,” but I couldn’t muster 600-some words about fried fish bait you eat whole including their bones and faces, so I went i... more »»