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.

Guest Commentary

My decadent and deprived Kentucky Derby — wear a hat for me

I am coming to the realization that my shirt might not be as bourbon stained as yours this Saturday. It seems I signed up for a graduate school program in Boston and forgot to read the fine print.

Fables of the Deconstruction

The needle and the damage done

My name is Paul, and I am an addict.


A face-off with my past

Stephanie Gorski wants to be my Facebook friend. Thing is, last time I talked to Stephanie Gorski I was 10 years old.