Monthly Archives: September 2010

Batkit Crazy

If Einstein Simplified ever wins the lottery, there are a lot of responsible things I should do with my share. However former member Wes Hope and I may just have to buy a Batmobile instead. We basically agreed to do … Continue reading

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Nu Order

Steve Smith of Food City doesn’t know that I fancy myself to someday be another Chef Walter or another Ken Schwall. However, he may have started to realize it after meeting me and hearing my questions at his press conference … Continue reading

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Osseous Anomaly on the Mesophalangeal

If my DVR could talk, it might have asked me why I was setting it to record “The Oprah Winfrey Show” on Monday. I’ve seen more minutes of Oprah clips on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” than I have seen minutes of … Continue reading

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LZTYBRN

A scene from “Toy Story 2” nearly played out in real life on Saturday as my mother and sister held a garage sale. A shopper spotted an old toy of mine that wasn’t supposed to be included in the sale. … Continue reading

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Don’t Say the Text!

Knoxville Catholic High School’s football team took a drubbing from Webb School of Knoxville on Friday night. My wife and I saw a lot of people we know at the game. I was there to join Lori Tucker in announcing … Continue reading

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Six Eight Ten

Michele Silva will be unhappy with me. Although she and I had our picture taken with her camera for her Facebook page, I didn’t get a shot of her with my camera. She was one of the many local media … Continue reading

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Gotta Go Right Now

The announcement of America’s Best Restroom has me counting the days until my next trip to St. Louis. Unfortunately I’ll have to hold in my enthusiasm until January. The winner of this year’s award is The Fountain on Locust, an … Continue reading

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The Trivial Sublime

One of my Facebook friends posted that she was excited about the season premiere of “Law & Order SVU.” Just as I started to think that was weird, I scrolled down and saw the posts on my news feed from … Continue reading

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Three Big Dog Night

It was a thrill for me to have a former boss in the audience at last night’s Einstein Simplified show. I felt a bit like the opposite of Mark Thompson’s character in “Mother Ghost.” That guy is angry over his … Continue reading

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Smell Test

Adam Longo visited the Body Farm in 2006 when he worked for WATE in Knoxville. I wrote a blog post about it at the time. He was able to repurpose parts of that report yesterday for his new employer, News … Continue reading

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Big League Chew

The lush lawn of World’s Fair Park was the setting for the first Families in the Kitchen festival sponsored by the Junior League of Knoxville on Sunday. The exhibits and demonstrations promoted diet and exercise to combat childhood obesity. Food … Continue reading

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Ticket Broke

My son was too young to remember seeing the Washington Redskins play the Los Angeles Rams at Anaheim Stadium. Both teams had abysmal 2-7 records. I got tickets for my family from a former WAVA co-worker who had gone on … Continue reading

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The Subject’s No Venus

Kate Pratt takes a photography class at Pellissippi State Community College with the goal of becoming a professional photographer. She already has a pretty spiffy website for Kathryn Pratt Photography. My wife and I had the pleasure of attending Kate’s … Continue reading

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Alert Farm Demand

A new NBC series was mentioned in my Google Alert for the Body Farm. The Jimmy Smits legal drama “Outlaw” had been reviewed by PopMatters. Upshots being what they are, the point of these very speedy plot turns is to … Continue reading

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