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AMC DINE IN

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ AMC DINE IN MOVIE THEATERS: “We’re going to be close to the screen,” girlfriend says finalizing our purchase. “How close?,” I ask. “pretty close,” she says stuffing her iPhone into her cream colored Kate Spade purse. “We’re B-4 and B-5. We’re 2 rows from the screen […]

DANGEROUS MAN HUNT

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy.™ The Manhunt. It begins as a normal Wednesday morning. I am at my computer, sorting through the emails and garbage news of the day. Suddenly my phone chirps like a hungry baby bird. I look at my phone. My eyes are old. Years of life have […]

THE FORTUITOUS GODS OF JOURNALISM

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy. The FORTUITOUS GODS OF JOURNALISM. I’m standing in front of the hospital, waiting for my cue. In an instant, the craziness of the last 30 minutes flashes across my mind like a neon infused highway billboard. It’s been balls to the wall of high speed driving, […]

The Bridge is Too Low

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy. Being the most hated man on FACEBOOK. We are on I-65 North heading to North Nashville. We are working a story about a 70 year old woman who met a con man on a senior’s dating site and was influenced into picking up stolen cell phones […]

The Interview

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy The Interview. I wasn’t suppose to talk to them. I wasn’t suppose to meet them. I wasn’t even asked to drive to the house. But I did. “The dispatcher can’t do the interview till noon,” I say to my photographer as we wind down a road […]

The Murdered Child

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy A father’s lie. It starts with a 911 call early Wednesday morning. The boy’s father calls authorities and says his 5-year-old son got out in the middle of the night and he’s missing. As it turns out the boy has autism and is non verbal. 3 […]

Divorcing Facebook

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy DIVORCING FACEBOOK! Dear Facebook. I hate you. Let me rephrase that. I despise you! I find you abhorrent! You are yellow matted custard dripping from a dead dog’s eye. OK. That was cathartic. I hate you because you lie. I hate you because of your duplicitous, […]

Attacking the Message

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy Attacking the Message. This country was founded on Freedom. Freedom to choose. Freedom to be. Freedom to live life without hesitation or fear of reprisal for a belief others don’t agree with. We are guaranteed a lot of Freedom in this country. Freedom of speech, Freedom […]

The Cold Case

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy. The cold case. It starts like it always starts; with a whisper, a text or a phone call in the night. “pssssst. You working today?” I laugh. Am I working today? When in 30 plus years have I not been working? Christmas? Yep. Thanksgiving? My phone’s […]

The Body Guard

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy! The Body Guard. It’s Tuesday morning, March 6th. I’m on 65 driving North when I get a text. “Shots fired at a Metro School Bus. 1st and Carroll streets.” Nashville is a city where violence is surging like a science experiment bubbling out of a beaker. […]