There’s an intersection I frequent where traffic moves through like a turtle swimming in congealed lard, so I take this...
Updated: September 19, 2013, - 07:34 PM
We’re conflicted about privacy. Some people will Facebook a picture of themselves sucking a Jell-O shot from the navel of...
Updated: September 14, 2013, - 04:27 PM
Feral cats? Let me tell you about our feral crows. They sit on the fence and yell at people.The intelligence...
Updated: September 12, 2013, - 07:36 PM
Saw Halloween gummies at the store last week. Makes sense: Labor Day is over, so naturally you roll out the...
Updated: September 07, 2013, - 02:00 PM
Every phone survey I’ve gotten goes like this, more or less:“Hello, Mr. Leekus?”“Lileks. It was Leekus but I had an...
Updated: September 05, 2013, - 09:32 PM
A poll has named the Giant Slide as the favorite ride at the State Fair. Personally, I’d choose the Tilt-a-Whirl. You have control. You wish to bob gently on the heaving metal plates? Enjoy. You want all your internal organs driven by centrifugal force to one side of your body?
Updated: August 31, 2013, - 10:45 PM
The State Fair's Heritage Square’s last hurrah before fair’s overhaul has stalwarts asking what’s next.
Updated: August 31, 2013, - 05:27 PM
The motor hums, the paint squirts and scatters: art.The Spin-a-Painting booth has been a State Fair fixture forever, helping would-be...
Updated: August 31, 2013, - 04:51 PM
Every year, the price of things at the State Fair sneaks up a quarter or two, but the bottled-water hawkers...
Updated: August 30, 2013, - 10:15 AM