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Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, to these school districts whose goose-step supervisors decided not to allow their student rabble to hear our American president’s back-to-school speech, I have but one question: What the fock?
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, here we are at the crack of August, harbinger of a dwindling summertime, and I realize that most of you’s need to cram the seasonal-festive up your agenda fast and often now before the shine turns to frost...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, I got to tell you’s I’m a little under the crappy weather on account of the annual Columbus Day get-together me and the fellas had the other day over by the Uptowner tavern/ charm school where we toasted repeatedly the significance of discovery until we discovered we were clean...
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, I hear there’s been a load of scuttlebutt all over, under, sideways and down America’s Dairyland lately
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, the AM talk-radio gasbags I hear say that our current presidential administration is passing out czardoms like condoms at a college frat party. Apparently, these air-waved Brownshirt bozos think this not to be a good thing...
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009

The Fairly Detached Observers

The summer that began with high hopes for the Milwaukee Brewers has ended with Wisconsin fans moving on to great dreams for the Green Bay Packers. The Observers will have plenty to say about both teams in the coming weeks, but they took some time as autumn arrived to grill up a few...
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009

The Fairly Detached Observers

Sportsmanship took a shot in the face this month when a college football player slugged an opponent for taunting him after a game. It was an extreme, but hardly isolated, example of the frenzy that can grip players and fans far out of proportion to the importance of what we call “games."
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009

The Fairly Detached Observers

It’s a key part of the Athletes’ Manual of Cliches, right up there with “We’re taking this one game at a time.” When asked if they’re the favorites to win this year’s championship, coaches and players often do a variation of “Who, us? No, we’re the scrappy underdogs. It’s those other guys...
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

The Fairly Detached Observers

Green Bay Packer fans had some reason to be optimistic after the Packers dominated Cleveland in their preseason opener, 17-0. Milwaukee Brewer fans also were energized by some bold personnel moves and a three-game winning streak, but the Brewers coughed up a lead Sunday...

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