Nov 21, 2019
Henry Fonda never stopped being where he was from. He was always an up-from-the-dirt Nebraskan, and the consequence of that fatality was an effect on his performances that was always influenced, and echoed in the dirt, sand, and gravel of the braided prairie. Nebraskans are famous for being friendly, but befriending...
Aug 15, 2019
You grow up hard, and cold, in Nebraska. Expectation is high for any person born in the flatlands. Loyalty is demanded, and tested. Responsibility is pleasure. You learn the hard way how to behave, and how to live up to the opportunity around you. Here's a story about wisdom teeth extraction, a radio show, and the...
May 9, 2019
How can an entire state be "self-deprecating?" It isn't possible, and so here is the "2018 Private History of an Advertising Campaign That Failed" -- as one Nebraska Tourism slogan gets sloughed off for a second slug line that spills better, bites funnier, and fills the heart with more than a fart.
Oct 25, 2018
Do for others. Don’t ask of others. Today, you'll hear the tale of one night in North Loup, Nebraska -- during Popcorn Days, many years ago -- when a young boy made a special request of a Ferris Wheel operator, and was dug straight in place.