A Pulled Groin, Mollies, Cucks and Why I Will Never Again Run for a Bus

I totally knew better, but… The bus was two blocks away. It was right there, pulling up to the stop. And the next one was probably 15 minutes away. Had to get somewhere, I’m impatient, I can make it and… Yep, I ran. An all-out sprint. OK, as close to an all-out sprint as I … Continue reading A Pulled Groin, Mollies, Cucks and Why I Will Never Again Run for a Bus

Cary Grant Is In Big Trouble for What He Did To Katherine Hepburn

The Philadelphia Story is on TCM tomorrow (Sunday March 18) at 4PM. Seeing it listed brought back memories of a column I wrote a long time ago that now, in the age of #MeToo, seems relevant. Here’s what I wrote on January 27, 2002. Something’s always bothered me about the opening scene of The Philadelphia … Continue reading Cary Grant Is In Big Trouble for What He Did To Katherine Hepburn

The Case of the Mysterious Backpack: Another Lost Wedding Band Story

So, I’m at a party and suddenly a great lost wedding band story breaks out… Coincidence? Or are these blog posts sparking discussion, conversations and storytelling all over the world about lost wedding bands? I’ll go with coincidence. Or the fact that I asked if anyone at the party had a great lost wedding band … Continue reading The Case of the Mysterious Backpack: Another Lost Wedding Band Story