I was at work when I found out that Frank Robinson had died. It was not unexpected, as he'd been suffering with bone cancer, but it still landed on me with a weight I didn't anticipate, but perhaps should have. Although not a member of my own inner circle of baseball immortals, Mr. Robinson was … Continue reading Frank Robinson. Not in Need.
I can still recall the moment the phrase "oh come on" changed for me. I was at my friend Danny's holiday party fifteen years ago having a discussion with his sister (Lisa) about the movie Insomnia. I was (and remain) a fan of the film. In particular I felt Robin Williams gave a seamless performance; … Continue reading Oh Come On: The Conversation Is Over