Outrage towards Chase Rice and others but praise for leader presiding over 31,000+ deaths?

Chase Rice, whose music is most kindly described as new country, faced outrage after doing a concert in Tennessee this past weekend. Someone posted video and social media erupted after numerous fans hugging the stage were shown in close proximity.  Predictably many of the fans were young women disregarding the current pandemic. Continue reading “Outrage towards Chase Rice and others but praise for leader presiding over 31,000+ deaths?”

Coronavirus take 2: Who’s stupid and common sense measures no one talks about

Coronaviruses illustration/CDC/James Gathany
An illustration of the morphology exhibited by Coronaviruses. (Image Credit CDC, James Gathany)

Right now, no one seems to know if you can buy seeds to plant in Michigan. After protesters in North Carolina—reportedly in their cars with windows up—attracted the attention of the police department, officials made the situation a national issue by claiming protesting is “a non-essential activity.” Amid all this reportage we are missing common sense measures and we are witnessing what amounts to stupid. Continue reading “Coronavirus take 2: Who’s stupid and common sense measures no one talks about”

Cosby gets new radio gig

Image: @RitaCosby on Twitter
Image: @RitaCosby on Twitter

Checking Twitter this morning, I saw a post by best-selling author Rita Cosby. Cosby announced she will co-host Curtis & Cosby on 77 WABC radio in New York City.

Cosby’s new gig debuts today at 12 noon.

Her co-host is Curtis Sliwa, founder of the Guardian Angels. I’ve met Cosby in person, and she’s built a solid reporting career, but what impressed me most about her was a personal story.  Continue reading “Cosby gets new radio gig”