Back from the dead

Apr 29, 2016
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Things have been very quiet around here lately, mostly because work had been consuming my life for the year or so.  The good news is that my work hours have now dropped off significantly (to 40ish, down from 65 or 70 recently).  That should give me quite a bit more time to write.

I’m probably be doing quite a few book reviews at first, because I’ll also be reading a lot more than I have recently.

So, no real context in this post.  Just wanting you to know that I’m still alive.

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The Burglar Who Counted The Spoons (Review)

Aug 12, 2014
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Late late year I (along with several others) was contacted by the publicist for my favorite author, Lawrence Block.  Would I like to receive an Advance Review Copy of his forthcoming book.  Absolutely!  I’d read the book and then write a review soon after. Life got in the way, as it tends to do.  Winter […]

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Is The Government Hiding Link Between Vaccines and Autism?

May 19, 2014
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Keith Law is a baseball writer for ESPN who focuses primarily on prospects (players not yet in the Major Leagues).  He’s also a bit of an anti-Jenny McCarthy, never missing a chance to point out studies that show no link between childhood vaccines and autism. Reading the responses to his tweets is often, um, educational. […]

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How Hard is 300 wins? Ask King Felix.

Apr 14, 2014
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300 wins and 3000 hits have long been the benchmarks for a hall of fame player.  Hit well enough, hit high enough in the order, play enough years, and avoid taking a lot of walks, and a hitter can reach 3000 hits without much help from his teammates.  It is a largely team-independent stat.  The […]

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Hall of Fame Reactions

Jan 09, 2014
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On Wednesday, the Baseball Writers of America (BBWAA) announced the 2014 Hall of Fame class. The inductees are: Greg Maddux – Maddux is the winningest living pitcher, with 355 wins.  He won four straight Cy Young awards, was almost always in the conversation as one of the top five pitchers in any given year, mentored […]

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SEC Shocker: Auburn Upsets Alabama

Dec 02, 2013
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With just a second remaining on Saturday and the game tied at 28, Alabama lined up for a game winning 57 yard field goal.  Make the kick and they are in the SEC title game, just one step away from the National Championship game.  Miss the kick and they just go to overtime, right?  Well, […]

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Does Texas Voter ID Law Suppress Voting?

Nov 13, 2013
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This was the first election where the new voter ID requirement was in place in the state of Texas.  Democrats have claimed that it would suppress voter turnout while Republicans have claimed that it would not.  After election day, CNN featured an article by conservative blogger Bryan Preston claiming that voter turnout was not suppressed. […]

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What’s going on

Oct 26, 2013
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I’m not writing nearly as much as I have in the past.  That’s because life has been really busy lately, mostly with work (no, I don’t get overtime pay).  I’ll try to write more regularly. I got an early Christmas present on Wednesday.  My favorite author, Lawrence Block, announced that he has a new book, […]

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Why Does DiMaggio’s Family Want Hannah’s DNA?

Aug 22, 2013
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James DiMaggio is the man who kidnapped Hannah Anderson after killing her mother and brother.  The sister of the killer is now asking the family to provide the DNA of Hannah and her brother for DNA testing.  Why?  Because they believe DiMaggio may be the biological father.  For the record, the family states that Hannah’s […]

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Dodgers Continue To Roll

Aug 12, 2013
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I hate the Dodgers (with the exception of Vin Scully) with a passion.  Early in the season, when the Dodgers were sinking in the NL West and hefting a massive payroll, I was happy to enjoy their misery.  However, since June 22, the Dodgers are an MLB-best 37-8.  That’s an incredible record, and has pushed […]

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