Tags Archives: politics

The Miller Park Summit

Recently, an acquaintance wrote to me in an email saying:  “Boy, Wisconsin politics must be a gold mine for a comedian.” You’d think. But in fact, it’s more of a mine field. Sure, you can joke about it; just don’t be surprised when the heckling is accompanied by small arms fire. Honestly, it’s like working […]

Tucson

When I first heard about the mass shooting in Tucson, Arizona, I was stunned and, frankly, affected more than I thought I would be. I live in the fourth poorest metropolitan area in the Nation, and, every night on the local news, “if it bleeds, it leads.” Sometimes those doing the “bleeding” are elderly, sometimes […]

Twinkies and Belly Buttons

My friend Dave made a suggestion to me that made a lot of sense. After reading a recent political blog of mine, that appeared to be ghost written by Sylvia Plath, he said:  “I look forward to a post about Twinkies or Belly Buttons.” Which said to me:  “Dylan, your sense of humor has been […]