Weekend Indiana

(image courtesy of rowdyroddypiper.com ) The first time I saw Rowdy Roddy Piper, he was not called that. This was before his legendary run in the WWF/WWE. I was 9 years old, and out of the blue on Georgia Championship Wrestling, my favorite announcer Gordon Solie had a broadcast...
(image courtesy of YouTube) Everything that has come to Harold Jones over more than five decades as a professional musician he says came from "the wonderful music program of Richmond public schools." Richmond, Indiana's music history is well documented - primarily from the old...
(image courtesy of YouTube) Too often, education news - be it on WIBC, the newspapers or TV stations or other sites - gets painted into "a warped view of everything that's going on," according to the state's Teacher Of The Year last year, Steve Perkins . In his opinion, that's...
Styx lead singer Lawrence Gowan Styx is one of those bands that never seem to stop touring. Obviously, they sometimes do - the boys have lives, but every year, two things are a virtual guarantee in the world of rock and roll; Dave Matthews will play two shows at Klipsch Music...
I like Roman Reigns. He seems like a good dude. He got into Georgia Tech, so he obviously has some brains. Like every other person on WWE's roster, I want Roman to succeed because successful wrestlers furthers the business of professional wrestling, which is good for all of us...
(image courtesy of change.org) The first time I spoke to Jenny Wendt , it was shortly after she went public with her story. Many people in Central Indiana and across the country know it by now - she was raped while a nursing student at IUPUI. She did not talk to police. Then,...
(scroll down to the bottom for my interview with "Big Daddy" LaFonce Latham) I almost missed it. Normally, commercial time during Monday Night Raw - yes, the wrestling show; this is the Electric Newsman we are talking about - is my time to do one of two things. If I am watching...
Yes, Andre Carson admits, there have been many terrorist attacks from people claiming to do so in the name of Islam. "But there have also been terrorist attacks issued in the name of Christianity, issued in the name of Hinduism, Judaism, Sikhism," Carson added. "Any religion has...
I am 16-years-old, watching hours of MTV daily, and I was captivated one day by a massive guitar riff, a sky high voice that I would never have, and yards upon yards of black and yellow striped pleather. Stryper was the greatest thing I had ever heard in my young hair metalized...