There’s no vaccine for what ails the NHL

 So much right. And so much wrong. In the past week, the National Hockey League has shown us both its faces. The infectious joy of young Cole Caufield after scoring not once but twice in overtime. The contorted visage of Tom Wilson as he grabs Artemi Panarin by the hair and slams him to the … Continue reading There’s no vaccine for what ails the NHL

Bilbo bags one

Until recently, the biggest excitement in the history of Mosinee, Wisconsin (pop. 3,988 in the 2010 census) came on May Day, 1950, when local residents acting as communist invaders seized control of the town. These were the darkest days of the Cold War, when the unhinged fanatic Sen. Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin was whipping up … Continue reading Bilbo bags one