Dave Barry at the Library

Cultural Differences, and Plentiful Options, in the ‘Ville

Among the reasons I really enjoy doing the Rusty Satellite Show is the opportunity to learn a little about a lot of things from the rich roster of guests I have been able to convince to spend 15 minutes talking about themselves. In every case, I learn something form the conversation, and I hope you do too.

El Toro's Stacy Griggs

Bracket Distractions — Arts and Business and Politics

It’s always good to have some friends who don’t pay attention to the same things you do — it offers perspective. What’s important to you (whether U of will be a #2 seed or #3 seed in the NCAA bracket) is like speaking a foreign language, I’m guessing, to someone like Les Waters, the artistic director at Actors’ Theatre and my guest on the Rusty Satellite Show this week.


Ashley Miller and Chuck Kaplan Stop at the Satellite

I tackle my Top Five news stories — the battle over gaming in Kentucky that illustrates why we can’t have nice things; a quick take on the Metro Council elections now that the candidate deadline has passed; Governor Beshear’s “mind-boggling” trip to see the President’s State of the Union address; the death of a local newspaper and my Super Bowl prediction.

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Bring on Bobby Baby

Everyone’s got an opinion on Bobby Petrino, but no one can argue the man’s ability to coach football. And that’s why he’s being re-introduced to the community to carry on the University of Louisville’s football tradition.

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New Bourbonism and Other Topics as a City Waits, and Waits

While we’re waiting for Charlie Strong to make up his mind, the city braces for a weather event and I found out what’s on the Mayor’s mind. Plus Bill Nye in Kentucky, a win for the little guy and smokers get a little more negative news.

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Louisville Basketball falls to Kentucky

The University of basketball team were outplayed by Kentucky yesterday – particularly up front, and U of L power forward Montrezl Harrell didn’t have his…

Me and My Three Sons

A Better-Than-Ever Kind of Year

I found out on Facebook that I had a pretty big year in 2013. I was reviewing the posts there, and in its social media wisdom the site lists the posts that got the most attention.