Fables of the Deconstruction

For the good times

Sometime last year, I finally entered the digital age and got a cell phone. How did I go so long without it?

Summary of My Discontent

Sixth grade is a pain in the ass

[Jim Welp is on vacation. This column originally appeared in LEO in January 1971. -ed.]

Don't Ask, I'm Telling

Bring the change

Happy holidays to all! As we bid adieu to 2009 and welcome 2010, it seems like a good time to reflect, take stock, and figure out where we stand concerning matters that are important to us.

Fables of the Deconstruction

O come, all ye faithful

Last weekend, I engaged a clever bit of counter-programming.

Summary of My Discontent

A Christmas miracle

The man — grizzled, disheveled — sat down heavily on the leather mall couch and looked lovingly at his unlikely companion, a small bespectacled girl with blond pigtails.

Editor’s Note

Some kind of happiness

This is my last column for LEO Weekly. As of Jan. 1, News Editor Sarah Kelley will take the reins as I move on to a new job as editor of The City Paper in Nashville.


All they need for Christmas

Dear Santa,

Keeping Up with the Jones

Reflections of an ex man-whore

I usually don’t get into the tabloid stuff, but I’ve got to weigh in on the revelation that Tiger Woods is a man-whore. Wow!

Guest Commentary

Building bridges starts with civility

Bridges are built to unite people.

Don't Ask, I'm Telling

Family ties

How do you know if animals in the ocean are boys or girls? What is a mind? Why is the top of your hair dark when the rest of it is blond?