We Conspire Daily to Vex You

We Conspire Daily to Vex You

Did you know I have a day job? Believe it or not, selling books doesn’t pay the bills. Oh, it does if you’re John Grisham, Stephen King or Janet Evanovich. I’m sure their ends meet. In fact, I would be willing to wager their ends meet, circle back...
Rise of the Lederhosen Mafia

Rise of the Lederhosen Mafia

Cyril Langley made the front page of the Indianapolis News, the Carmel Bugle, and USA Today. He also has more than four million (as of this writing) views of the incident on YouTube. He can’t wait to actually watch it himself when he gets out of jail. The video...
Rise of the Lederhosen Mafia

Down Goes The Mayor

A New Tales From a Roundabout Story Cooper Langley brushed the debris off his shoulder and surveyed the damage he had caused. His Jeep had come to rest on a sidewalk leading away from the roundabout he had driven through. “Through” being the operative word as Cooper...
Tales From a Roundabout Episode 1

Tales From a Roundabout Episode 1

Nothing is On the House Sonny Kagan stepped into the crosswalk just as George Fillmore’s shiny white Buick SUV entered the roundabout. Sonny walked slowly, intentionally dragging his tattered lawn chair behind him. He liked the sound in made scraping across the...
Blow Stuff Up Eve

Blow Stuff Up Eve

It’s Blow Stuff Up Eve. Some of you think it’s simply July 3rd today,  but it’s really Blow Stuff Up Eve. It’s time to duck out of work early and prepare for a long weekend. It’s time to head to the fireworks store and fill up a...
I was kidding…

I was kidding…

The Story of Trolley Dodgers Back in the mid-1990s, I was writing a sports column for BC Magazine. The publication was owned by the Bloomington Herald-Times newspaper. Most of the content was art, music, and politics. So, my column was both an odd fit and an...