May 28, 2018

Everyone who knows me knows that if I have one fault, it's that I'm too modest.

That's why it's so uncharacteristic of me to say that this the best Memorial Day story you will read. Ever.

Maestro, hit it:

      Unless you remember a column I wrote a few years ago or you are a history buff, it’s unlikely that you have heard the name Dan Bullock or know his story.

      That injustice should change – and it will change if you ever find your...

May 27, 2018

      Oh God. Not you too, God!

      God: Yep, me too.

      Morgan Freeman, who has played God in one movie and hosts a T.V. documentary series called "The Story of God," is the latest to be outed as part of the "#MeToo" movement for allegedly buttholish behavior by powerful men toward women.

      Freeman, 80, apologized for saying things that were misconstrued or meant jokingly, but he denied e...

May 22, 2018

     Even now, two decades after I first met Mildred Council, it's hard to tell what was more impressive - the second-helpings she served of her storied candied yams or the second chance at life she served up to the many cons and ex-cons who worked at her Chapel Hill restaurant, Mama Dip's Kitchen.

     If your relatives and friends visiting the Triangle are anything like mine, they always want to be taken to one of four places - the o...

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