Category Archives: Robert Hankins
I always hear doctors and nurses say Hollywood can’t get it right on
medical dramas in movies and television shows; lawyers tell me the same
I myself have noticed this over the years about the newspaper business.
So I’ve compiled this list
Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan have all covered time
and spatial relationships in their writings. I don’t understand any of
I just know you can travel through time, in theory anyway, and might find a few black holes in
Well it’s that time of year again. Get the old grill out and throw on some moo cow. You just need a pit, fire, meat and a little spice.
And for the adventurous, marinade.
I don’t really even have a pit, iust
So what exactly are the Summertime Blues and how actually do you get them?
If you’re Eddie Cochran, the co-writer of the song, you’re a rebellious ‘50s teen.
I first heard Art Bell in 1997 ago when my grandmother in Tennessee died, and I flew there for the funeral. Someone got the idea that the grandkids should carry the casket, and since there were only four of us we
A column idea is one of those things you never get when you need one.
But you always seem to have a steady supply when you’re not looking.
I’ve heard that repeated quite often in the news business (mostly by me), but thanks
I have it on good authority that icicles are forming in Hades.
There’s an old joke where God calls the devil and says, “I’ve got to do some renovations up here. Can I send you 200 Cajuns for about a month?”
The devil says,
I’ve never watched an episode of “Now on PBS” but saw one this past weekend that caught my attention.
The guests were Robert McChesney and John Nichols, authors of “The Death and Life of American Journalism,” which proposes saving journalism through government subsidies,
At any rate, it was Highway 90.
As a newspaper writer, you’re supposed to say “U.S. 90.”
But this was 1985.
Guys wore hair short. Girls wore it big.
A request in my Dec. 9 column for Christmas favorites brought in four lists, mainly from other columnists, two of whom I’m proud to say do not actually write for this newspaper.
As I’ve said many times the only strangers who read these
Have you turned on the music yet?
They used to have it on albums and play it on radio.
I think there’s still radio around, with music played on CDs, MP3s and something that will come out next year we haven’t heard of