Category Archives: Media

How I learned to stop hating Jeff Gordon

I hated Jeff Gordon. Fifteen years later, I don’t. Continue reading

Posted in Media, Memories, NASCAR, Sports, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

You know you’re nearly broke when…

What I’ve done for the last month while waiting to get paid. Continue reading

Posted in Books, Film, High School, Life in Texas, Media, Memories, Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Leonard Nimoy, 1931 – 2015

Everyone has their own Mount Rushmore. I’m talking about the¬†hypothetical mountain, located in the middle of nowhere in South Dakota that doesn’t have the faces of four presidents blasted and carved into its side. The mountain we¬†mentally anoint with create … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Fandom, Film, life, Media, Star Trek, television | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chris Pratt and his ‘phantasmagorical’ career moment

With the rumors that Chris Pratt could one day crack Indiana Jones’ whip, I revisited the day last July when I asked the actor what it was like during a very special moment in his career. He called it “phantasmagorical.” Continue reading

Posted in Film, Indianapolis, Journalism, Media, Memories, Movies, NASCAR, television | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Press Box, Part II

The very first football game I ever covered as a media member was, technically, in high school. For two years I stood on the sidelines of Springdale Bulldog 7A-West games back in Arkansas. I was armed not with a pen … Continue reading

Posted in Football, High School, IndyCar, Journalism, Media, Memories | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Moment of Confession

Fine, I admit.
It took me awhile, but yes, it’s true.
After years of denying it to myself, resisting the urge to bob my head, tap my toe or even hum one note, I’m calling uncle.
It just took until October 31, 2014 for me to see the truth. Continue reading

Posted in High School, Media, Memories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NASCAR Fight Night: All down hill from here

There was a fight. I missed it. But I still had an interesting night at the races. Continue reading

Posted in Journalism, Media, Memories, NASCAR, Social Media, Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment