Remember The Maine!

March 2, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Opinion

Remember the Maine? Press baron and Citizen Kane archetype William Randolph Hearst told us to do just that in 1898, but most have forgotten these days because we have so many other things to remember, […]

What I Know For Sure

February 19, 2018 · Posted In: History, Humor, Omaha Magazine

We all “know” things. I mean, we just believe this or are convinced of that, or we think another thing is probably true. But beyond all that, there are those things we simply “know.” They […]

Some Free Advice

December 3, 2017 · Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine

There is of course, an old saying, “Free advice is worth every penny you spent on it.” But then, I’ve never had enough money to afford any truly valuable advice, so I’ve come to trust […]


November 10, 2017 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

It’s not a “Best Of” category that we consider, but we should. There’s a guy who works on the Yard Waste Truck that services my neighborhood, who I noticed one day, who should be considered […]


August 23, 2017 · Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine

“What if” questions seem to be a big thing on social media these days. Like…“What if you were dying and could listen to one more song before the end—what song would it be?”  It’s not […]

Eat ’Em If Ya Got ’Em

July 21, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine

To quote Monsanto’s 1970s propaganda: “Without chemicals, life itself is impossible.” The multinational agrochemical/biotech corporation is ostensibly in the business of helping farmers grow food. So, let’s just say, “Without food, human existence goes kaput.” […]

If I Were King

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine

I have difficulty falling asleep because I obsess about one thing or another that happened during the day—like the lobby door at the dentist’s office that lacks a “push/pull” label, or the person ahead of […]

Drunk on a Truth Binge

April 18, 2017 · Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine

What does a medieval murder have to do with your television viewing habits? How could a bit of historical treachery lead to a description of your propensity for watching endless hours of Netflix, abandoning family […]

The Best Is Yet to Come

April 5, 2017 · Posted In: Business, Omaha Magazine

Wow! A city of “Bests!” Omaha is filled with so many amazing businesses, innovators, artists, entrepreneurs, vendors, doctors, venues, restaurants, and… well you name the category. The “Bests.” They make us proud to be from […]

One For the Books

January 11, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Well, another year has come and gone. That is to say: last year has gone, and this new one has come. That is, to be more precise, assuming you are reading this essay sometime after […]