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While the incredible streak by Jeopardy! champ James Holzhauer has come to an end, one issue remains unresolved.

Jeopardy’s streak of integrity, intact for decades, was crushed Sunday evening when some bonehead revealed Monday’s winner on social media. As regulars familiar with the show know, … Read More

While I am still decompressing from reading the Mueller report, I thought it was time to turn a corner — 180 degrees to be precise — and revisit some past commentaries that have, according to Google Analytics, received renewed interest. Heroes are hard to come … Read More

“I remember my uncle Harold told my aunt about this affair he had. It was a sort of mildly upsetting event in my family… The affair was over, something like eight years. So I remember asking him, ‘Why did you tell her? You got away Read More

In a selfless and sobering video message, long-time Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek announced to his fans that he has been diagnosed with stage-4 pancreatic cancer. But it was the way Trebek told this highly personal story that matters.

“Hi everyone, I have some news to Read More

R&B singer R. Kelly was “…recently indicted on aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four victims.” The New York Times reports (Feb. 22) that “three of whom were underage, according to the Cook County state’s attorney, Kim Foxx. Aggravated criminal sexual abuse can carry a sentence … Read More

Costas is Right!

I’m not a football fan. Never have been. Like boxing, I just saw too much brutality in it, and the more brutal it got, the more fans seemed to cheer.

However, I never understood the ultimate consequence of all that head-bashing until I saw the … Read More

Why, Jussie?

“If Jussie Smollett lied, look at the harm he caused Chicago — and America” – Chicago Tribune editorial headline, February 21, 2019

On January 29, 2019, actor Jussie Smollett reported to Chicago police that he was assaulted by two men in ski masks. Smollett told … Read More