Help for the Culturally Impaired

Help for the Culturally Impaired

Like many people, Susan and I watched the Super Bowl to see what all the excitement was about, and to judge whether the commercials were worth the price of admission. The Coinbase screensaver and the Zaxby’s guy on a buffalo wing were definitely not. The football game...
Gone to the Dogs

Gone to the Dogs

The College Football Playoff National Championship (what a name!) has gone to the Dogs this year, which is a good thing for fans of the University of Georgia Bulldogs. As a 1973 graduate of UGA, I belong to that club. Growing up just 60 miles from the main campus in...

Why Do We Allow Football to Cause Brain Damage?

It’s time for a national conversation about football. The facts are irrefutable now; U.S. football causes long-term and irreversible brain damage in many players. Anyone who doesn’t know this simply hasn’t been paying attention. And in some cases,...

5 Caveats While Watching Super Bowl Spectacle

I must confess: I rarely watch the Super Bowl. I am usually on a plane (with very few others, mercifully) when the big game comes on. I am used to hearing the score from pilots, and I always wonder if they are really watching in the cockpit. I am not a great football...