If you're in the Birmingham area the first weekend in February, come hear me read from my book, Not Quite Right: Mostly True Tales of a Weird News Reporter. (Spoiler alert: I'll probably read a section that will embarrass Sweetums. 'Cuz that's what I do.) I'll also have copies of Sweetums and my books for… Continue reading Hey, y’all, come hear me read at this swell event
Here's a question I get asked a lot: What, exactly, is a Weird News Reporter? By which I mean, no one really asks but I'm going to tell you anyway. Here's the explanation, excerpted from my book "Not Quite Right: Mostly True Tales of a Weird News Reporter." Holler if you have questions. As the unofficial… Continue reading What, exactly, is a Weird News Reporter?
Following is an excerpt from my book, "Not Quite Right: Mostly True Tales of a Weird News Reporter." To order a copy, visit any local or online bookseller. For a signed copy ($15 plus $4 shipping), email email@example.com. I like to tell people about my Hollywood connections. It’s hard to say why since I have… Continue reading These are the 2 celebrities I’ve interviewed who were most like I expected
While we were in Dahlonega, Ga., before Christmas, Sweetums and I took a tour of an underground gold mine. Many people aren’t aware that the country’s first gold rush began in the 1820s in Dahlonega. Consolidated Gold Mining Co. opened in 1895 and closed in 1906. After being abandoned for more than 70 years, a… Continue reading We toured a gold mine in Dahlonega & I got a stunning ring!
It’s rare to come across a type of grave Sweetums and I haven’t seen before but we found some unique ones on our trip to Dahlonega, Ga., in December. It was rainy and cold for most of our trip but we had read about “slot-and-tab” or “box” tombs unique to the area and decided to… Continue reading These tab-and-slot tombs are unique to the South. Have you seen them?