My biggest story

Earlier this week, while looking for something else, I came upon some of my own work. (I’m going to write a blog someday called “Things I Found While Looking for Something Else.” This is not that blog.) The Grant County Sheriff’s Department, in the county where I used to live, has a tribute page to […]

1957 vs. 1982 vs. 2011

Last week, around the time the Brewers won the first two games of the National League Division Series, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Michael Hunt asked the question of which championship team was better, the 1982 American League champion Brewers, or the 2011 National League Central Division champion Brewers. Some posters chose option 3, the 1957 […]

Presty the DJ for Oct. 7

Today in 1975, one of the stranger episodes in rock music history ended when John Lennon got permanent resident status, his “green card.” The federal government, at the direction of Richard Nixon, tried to deport Lennon because of his 1968 British arrest for possession of marijuana. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals […]