11:31 AM May 14, 2013

Here's a weird dispatch — a very long, very interesting article about a patent filing in which an inventor claims to have made a huge breakthrough in the development of solar

1:54 PM May 10, 2013

Casey Blake was one of my favorite Indians for years, a regular-guy type who seemed to appreciate being in professional ball.

10:44 AM May 9, 2013

I enjoyed Cedar Point's new GateKeeper ride. As I prepared to get on board, I fleetingly wondered if I could get away with chickening out. That's always a good sign.

But I thought it was important to see what the real coaster fans thought. So I talked to them.

1:37 PM May 2, 2013

I've advocated all sorts of unpopular causes in this blog — I like Internet freedom, I like peace, I like the Cleveland Indians — so I may as well complete my contrarian portfolio by writing a qualified defense of the Koch brother

4:09 PM Apr 30, 2013

U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Toledo, hopes the U.S. won't intervene militarily in Syria.

Some lawmakers have been calling for U.S. air strikes. Peace activists hope the U.S. will stay out. Kaptur indicated she leans more toward the latter position.

10:09 AM Apr 25, 2013

 

If I recommended a Chinese restaurant in Cleveland, would you believe me? How about if the recommendation came from a guy who has tried  6,296 other Chinese restaurants?

9:55 AM Apr 23, 2013

If you missed Perkins Township resident Margarita Denenburg's recent performing of the two-piano version of Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring," here is the video on YouTube. (The other performer is Elyria pianist Gerald Evans.)

11:04 AM Apr 16, 2013

Here are a few of the most useful news and commentary pieces I've found on the Internet in relation to Monday's bombing attack on the Boston Marathon:

• The Boston Globe has removed its pay wall, at least for now.

4:15 PM Apr 15, 2013

Author Scott Turow, who writes legal thrillers, recently wrote a long rant in the New York Times about "The

10:36 AM Apr 10, 2013

The Indians obviously looked pretty bad against the New York Yankees Monday and Tuesday, but it's too early to despair.

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