Drunk on a Truth Binge

February 24, 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 […]

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 […]

The Man Who Invented the College Football Playoff

December 28, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

There are scripts,but there’s also all kinds of room for improvisation. It’s improv. You get into character and run with it. Larry Culpepper is either delusional or a consummate bullshitter, claiming, among other whoppers, that […]

Yiddish Omaha

Looks Like We Got Us A Failure

October 3, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

We all know the old quote. “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” This kind of persistence is considered a virtue, especially when one is engaged in a noble pursuit like trying to […]

Chloe

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Humor, Publications

Rat Terrier. Hates cats. Free. When Joe Horejsi saw this ad in the Thrifty Nickel, he could never had anticipated the impact it would have on his personal and professional life. Horejsi is the owner […]

A Hole Truth

Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

There are two things everybody has…” Those are the wise words of my grandfather, Johannes, who hated Kaiser Bill, loved bacon ends, and worked the hard soil of northern Iowa for most of his life. […]

The Revenge of the Lawn

July 20, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Being a suburbanite—a classification that gnaws at the very fabric of my bohemian soul—I find myself more and more obsessed with the vegetation that surrounds my mid-century modern home. It is as if there is […]

Monkeying Around

July 6, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

You would think Omaha, safely ensconced in the Midwest, where no monkeys come from, wouldn’t have much of a monkey problem. But Omaha history is surprisingly full of problematic monkeys and apes—here are just a […]

Get Lost

December 4, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

We pause now for a moment of silence in memory of the plethora, the genus, phylum, and species of old jokes japing the male’s propensity to stubbornly refuse to ask for help on the way to […]


 
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