Now Starring As The Jerk You Can Feel For

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A Fanboy Shows Superheroes The Way

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In Which I Write About “Witches of East End” For The New York Times

October 5, 2013

Elbowing Aside Zombies And Vampires

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Smash and Grab

September 3, 2013

So, where were we? Oh yeah, waiting out the winter in Los Angeles, planning to go north in the spring. I assumed the weather would be warm enough in March that, as a migrating beast,  I’d be able to head up the Pacific coast, towards San Francisco, then Oregon, then Washington and then, eventually to […]

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The West Coast Wintertime Going Nowhere Blues

July 29, 2013

So, where were we? Oh, yeah,  in Iowa,  knocking on doors to get Barack Obama re-elected and having surprisingly few slammed in my face. That was 9 months –three-quarters of a year – ago. If you’ve been following me on Facebook or Twitter or even Foursquare– and really, why wouldn’t you? It’s free! – you […]

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In Which I Write About “Fruitvale Station” for The New York Times

June 28, 2013

A Man’s Death, A Career’s Birth

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In Which I Write about “Rock My RV” for TV Guide Magazine

May 23, 2013

Hell On Wheels, TV Guide Magazine, May 2013

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Swing State 2: The Loose Meat Chronicles

April 23, 2013

So, where were we? Oh yeah, waking up in Sioux City, Iowa  because there was a police officer pounding on the Traipsemobile door. It was 8 a.m. on a Monday, not my usual wake-up time. I’d fallen asleep around 2 a.m. in what appeared to be a nice quiet doesn’t-seem-illegal parking spot, not too far […]

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Swing State

March 6, 2013

So where were we? Oh yeah, heading from St. Louis to Iowa, home of loose meat sandwiches, ethanol subsidies, Tom Arnold, Ashton Kutcher and, as seen on tv, a critical swing state in the 2012 Presidential election. When I first took up residency in the Traipsemobile, I thought about following Presidential candidates around during the […]

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The Tennessee Traipse

February 17, 2013

So where were we? Oh yeah, enjoying global warming in New England. Mmmmm, wild blueberries. It seems like so long ago. Because it was. I’ve fallen months behind on chronicling my travels for a number of reasons, most of them stemming from the fact that a) I am incredibly lazy and b) I’d rather be […]

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