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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCXXXI

07/30/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCXXXI

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 6927. Denver, Colo. July 26. Child injured when struck by a…

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Newly Signed Eagles WR, Bride On The Self-Explanatory E! Show ‘WAGS’

07/30/2015
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Newly Signed Eagles WR, Bride On The Self-Explanatory E! Show ‘WAGS’

In my role of trash-TV aficionado, I was quite pleased when I saw an email from the E! network offering up the first two episodes of “WAGS.” Premiering on Aug. 18 (10 p.m. eastern), it’s a show about Wives And Girlfriends of Sports Stars. Obvi. Let’s get the overarching review out of the way: Like…

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Photos And Video From The Barcelona/Chelsea Match At FedEx Field

07/29/2015
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Photos And Video From The Barcelona/Chelsea Match At FedEx Field

Granted, the bar itself wasn’t very high, but Tuesday night at FedEx Field for the International Champions Cup friendly between Barcelona and Chelsea was markedly better than my previous experience at said facility. Top-notch play. An energetic crowd. And a stadium actually staffed with people who kept some semblance of order. It was cool. Anyway,…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCXXX

07/27/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCXXX

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 6916. Bourne, Mass. July 26. 68-year-old man fatally struck by an…

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Questionable Costumes, El Chapo And More: The Gold Cup ’15 Final In South Philly

07/27/2015
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Questionable Costumes, El Chapo And More: The Gold Cup ’15 Final In South Philly

So, yeah, we headed down to South Philly for Sunday night’s Gold Cup Final between Mexico and Jamaica. Granted, these tix were purchased fully expecting a US/Mexico showdown at the Linc. But the US team blew. And the Mexican side ended up handling the Reggae Boys to the tune of a 3-1 final. That picture…

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Watch Jennifer ‘The Cannonlady’ Schneider Take To The Skies Over New Jersey

07/25/2015
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Watch Jennifer ‘The Cannonlady’ Schneider Take To The Skies Over New Jersey

One of many unexpected surprises at the 33rd Annual New Jersey Festival of Ballooning was hearing an announcement that a lady would be fired from a cannon way high into the air and into a waiting safety net. Explaining her cannonballing lineage, Jennifer Schneider slid down the cannon and went BOOM. Here’s five minutes of…

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