Entitlement and the Invasion of the Karens

My friend, talented comedian Jaye McBride, has taken to drawing caricatures during this pandemic.  And right now Jaye’s current run in a series of artworks describing the typical “Karen.” You know the type, right? pic.twitter.com/n6g0PuLYnM — Jaye McBride (@jayemcbride) May 24, 2020   pic.twitter.com/nOJL9tB5nB — Jaye McBride (@jayemcbride) May 23, 2020   pic.twitter.com/4XTDhHW7aj — Jaye…

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So now it will be a rail trail in the Adirondacks, rather than a rail road…

Last October, I mentioned news of a possible resurrection of railroad service that was the old Saratoga and North Creek Railroad.  There was a proposal by a California-based railroad company, United Rail, to take over the former SNCRR’s holdings and operate boutique train tours.  That never came to fruition. So now the next option seems…

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Best Cleaners did me a solid

I’ve mentioned in this blog about how, when this COVID-19 war is over, we should support the companies that did more than just put out an advertisement that said, “We’re here for you,” and actually SHOWED they were here for us. So with that, let me wholeheartedly recommend Best Cleaners for your Capital District laundry…

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So … will there BE a New York State Fair this year?

Background.  The New York State Fair is held in late August, and runs to Labor Day.  I’ve entered the photography competition at the Fair for the past 11 years, and even though there was a slow, fallow period between 2014 and 2018 for me (with the exception of 2015, there were no ribbons or showings),…

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To all the chisel-brains who are planning a protest in Albany today…

I understand there’s some sort of upcoming protest / demonstration planned for downtown Albany today.  This is another one of those “we need the country open again” demonstrations.  And with that in mind, I have some thoughts that I’d like to share with those demonstrators today. ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR EVER-LOVIN’ MINDS???? First of…

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One America News Network – Celebrate the Followers of OnANism

So, the other day during one of Donald Trump’s press conferences on COVID-19, Trump continually referred to the disease as the “Chinese Virus,” which is a pejorative to suggest that Chinese people created the virus and Chinese people sent it over here.  Which of course is utter bullshit, the virus came from bats.  Bats do…

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Could drive-in theaters be a COVID-19 antidote?

As the days progress, the COVID-19 diseases causes more and more of our daily activities to change or modify for the foreseeable future.  Restaurants are reduced to takeout or delivery only.  Department stores are reducing their hours.  Heck, the casinos are closing.  I mean, when was the last time a casino closed?  Well, there was…

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