THE GOLDMAN STATE

THE GOLDMAN STATE


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Protesting the Incomprehensible Protest: A Protest

The nature and sometimes the value of protests continue to puzzle me. “Occupy Wall Street” at least made optic sense. It was, to quote the occasionally accurate Wikipedia, “to protest corporate influence on democracy, the lack of legal consequences for those who brought about the global crisis of monetary insolvency, and an increasing disparity in wealth.”

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A Scandal in the Hot-Dog World (Other than What’s in Hot-Dogs)

The first thing I need to tell you is that I wrote but didn’t make up any of the facts I hope you’re about to read. In a decision that rocked the lunatic world of competitive hot-dog eating last week, Joey Chestnut, the reigning title holder of Nathan’s Famous Hot-Dog Eating Contest, will not—repeat not—be participating in this year’s contest.

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Paging My Inner Larry! Come in, Please!

Do you have an Inner Larry? I call upon mine whenever I’m driving and get a bit complacent—which is to say, I half-forget I’m driving and as a result, I stop paying close attention to the freeway chaos surrounding me.

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