Grunt Work 2.0

Grunt Work 2.0

My grandfather built Augusta. Well, at least certain parts of it. He spent his entire life working construction. Growing up, I remember Granddaddy driving us through what are now considered old Augusta neighborhoods. He would point out every house that his crew built. He remembered every single one, and each house had a story that […]

The Mayor’s Rude Awakening

The Mayor’s Rude Awakening

Dear Mr. Mayor: Rough week, huh? You found out the hard way that no matter what “deals or arrangements” you have with your fellow elected officials, if you don’t have those discussions in the light of day, and hopefully in front of lots of witnesses (and reporters), you might as well not bother having them. […]

Requiem

Requiem

Because I’m lazy and kind of an idiot, I thought about churning out another tired post-Academy Awards column this week. And, seeing as how I’m certainly not above sentencing low-hanging fruit to death by katana — to the best of my recollection, one year’s Oscar fallout column dealt exclusively with how much of a f***ing […]