Weekend Indiana

Rep. Susan Brooks, R-IN (wibc.com file photo) To supporters of Hillary Clinton's second run for the presidency who complain that the timing of her appearance before the House Select Committee on Benghazi is political, given that it will be less than two months after Clinton's...
(image courtesy of Twitter/Adam Savage) MythBusters is the show where you learn how much fun it can be to blow stuff up and get paid for it. Nuff said. Well, except that this season, they did a show dedicated to seeing whether Indiana Jones's exploits could happen in real life,...
(image courtesy of IU School of Journalism) When you get into the news business, you are told from day one "write the way you talk." You are having a one-on-one conversation with your listener, viewer or reader. Good advice. Inevitably - at least in broadcast news - a consultant...
Part of my calling is the demystification of pro wrestling for the person who doesn't understand the greatest of the performance arts. Part of Angela Brown's calling is to demystify the second greatest of the performance arts - the opera. The down-to-earth native of Indy is more...
(image courtesy of YouTube) The greatest satirist in radio's history died last week. I can't add anything that hasn't been said already about Stan's genius. He was everything that was good about our business, the master of the nearly lost art of poking fun without needed (or...
We haven't had any awkward conversations in Indiana lately, have we? The Awkward Conversations series was conceived by IndyHub and Mosaic City long before the religious freedom law fight. Those groups thought people needed to provide a way to have talks that people generally...
"Why do you talk about wrestling so much?" Why do you talk about The Walking Dead so much? Or Dancing With the Stars, Scandal, House of Cards or (Garrison's favorite (?)) Empire? That's why I talk about wrestling, watch it, love it. When it is executed properly, it tells a story...
See why Will Clark of WHAS in Louisville is The Big Show? (image courtesy of Facebook) Our friend Will Clark, who sometimes contributes reports from Southern Indiana when he heads out from his home base - our radio friends at 840 WHAS in Louisville, is here covering the Kentucky...
(brookescandyco.com) Belgian chocolates made in Dana, Indiana? Sure, why not? and Brooke Schmidt's candy is becoming a national thing. The Campfire Smoked sea salt caramels will be featured in a goodie bag for guests of an MTV Movie Awards event soon - Brooke's Candy Co. has...