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Twitter has been blocking or otherwise impeding links to Substack newsletters, so this page has become my workaround. Picayune Sentinel for 8-24-23 Last week’s winning…

Meet the Rascals: Cate Plys

Chicago journalist and historian Cate Plys is one of the newer regular members of “The Mincing Rascals” podcast team. This autobiographical sketch is based on…

The Rhubarb Patch: Flag Burning

From July 1998 through August 2000 , I engaged in an email debate with Stephen B Presser, the Raoul Berger Professor of Legal History at…

Play the Lolla ’24 game

Here is the lineup of 168 performers/groups scheduled to perform at  Lollapalooza 2024, Aug. 1-4 in Chicago’s Grant Park. Start with 100 and subtract one…

Tweet Madness, 2024

The Round of 64 Winners in bold, with percentage of the vote from 822 voters  in parenthesis   Doctor: Your parents were in a car accident.…

The top Christmas tweets of all time

..as curated by the Picayune Sentinel  [Bethlehem] Three Wise Men: We brought gold, frankincense and myrrh. Mary: Gee uhhh, thanks I guess? Three Wise Men:…

‘Gonna Sing’

Below are the lyrics, sheet music, chord chart,  video clip and .mp3 file of Mary Schmich’s 2005 Christmas song, as well as alternate lyrics better…