Down the final stretch?

They root differently than I do. Watching the Preakness from the Horseman’s Lounge at Churchill Downs, I was all goosebumps and excitement. “Go, Rachel! Go!

Keeping Up with the Jones


ATLANTA — Those of you who read the Message regularly know the last two have been breaks from the norm. Last month, I wrote about my daughter turning 1.

Editor’s Note

Bitter apple

Until he assaulted a LEO Weekly reporter at the Jefferson County Republican Party’s Lincoln Day Dinner on Saturday,
I had never heard of J.D. Sparks.

Raised Relief

The sound and the fury

For a little while longer, it’s springtime in one of the most beautiful cities in the country.

Summary of My Discontent

Viral media

Whoop! Whoop! Call off the freak-out. Put away your haz-mat Snuggie. You’re going to live. The H1N1 virus, formerly known as “The Other White Meat Flu,” is running scared.

Yep, I’m Gay

Foul logic

I’m so over straight people.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Panis et circenses

I don’t like crowds. I don’t think anybody does, really. That behavior isn’t natural.


Going once, going twice …

It’s time to pull the plug. I know thinking about it is painful and there are moral arguments to be made, but it’s time to face facts. Prolonging this isn’t helping anyone.

Summary of My Discontent

The war on stupid

Here’s a bit of shockingly good-ish news: Despite a mountain of evidence to the contrary, we are getting smarter.

Guest Commentary

New bridges: No laughing matter

The massive $4 billion Ohio River Bridges Project continues its tortoise-like pace with delays, setbacks and longer-than-expected implementation.