Blinq Archive: November, 2007

New England Fans

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Sure they have two World Series rings and three from the Supes just in this decade. They also have too much time on their hands. Witness the... Read more

Maple Showers

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One of the benefits of parents who live in Florida is the weather report. My dad, the amateur meteorologist, will go like this: "It's... Read more

Turkey Tunes

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It's started. WXPN's got some listener's holiday playlist on, and it begins well enough with Cheryl Wheeler's "Driving Home," which... Read more

Hy Lit & The $100 Hot Dog

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This one is a gift, from Blinq pal Clark DeLeon, who spent yesterday under the yarmulke, attending the private funeral for Hy Lit. Obits... Read more

Hy Lit: A Musical, Link-Rich Tribute

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CALLING ALL MY BEATS, beards, Buddhist cats, big-time spenders, money lenders, teetotalers, elbow benders, hog callers, home-run hitters... Read more

No 'Ho Ho Ho'

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From Sydney, Australia comes this little gift of political correctness. Santas have been told to find another way to greet children because... Read more

For Richard Stans

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I am crushed. Crushed. I was killing time at my editor's desk, impressing her with some of my favorite opening lines from songs, and quoted... Read more

The TV Pioneer and The Dirty Trick

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Sally Swift's revealing Brushes with Greatness get around to her Mal Johnson story, on the occasion of the black broadcast pioneer's passing... Read more