The late, great George Carlin was a man of many inspired observations on our society. One of many things he noted, and rightfully skewered, is the fact that you don't really see many class clowns any more – because their parents put them all on Ritalin.
When I first entered college, my goal was to be the journalist everyone loves. I am interested in journalism because one of my pet peeves is that people do not know what is going on in the world around them, especially their local world. "Katrina I don't watch the news, it's too much bad news," folks tell me. "Katrina, Facebook keeps me updated on news" or "Who reads a newspaper anymore?" My goal as a journalist was to create profound news stories that I write that informed people what was going on around them and create videos that ...
September 23, 2016|
C-I Staff Writer
It's almost time for our annual family reunion, that one day of the year when you can go and actually see for yourself what some folks you barely know, even though they're family, actually do look like.
Dave Barry, one of my literary heroes and the guy who is making all the money I should have made if I were only a few years earlier and a lot funnier, once wrote a great piece called "Snuggle Bear Must Die." Basically, it was a hilarious screed about the commercials we all loved to hate back in the late '80s/early 90s and it is a subject I believe certainly bears some revisitation – especially because I find myself near deadline with no clear idea for this column and one "Get Out Of Jail Free" card already spent.
I am pretty sure you all have realized that I am a "young 'un". But I have a confession: underneath these 173 pounds of cuteness and an afro, I'm a big kid. I am telling you folks the truth. I still watch cartoons; I had the desire on Monday to go outside and play; and I still indulge in milk and cookies.
August 26, 2016|
C-I Staff Writer