David McCullough, a Pittsburgh native who wrote highly readable histories, died August 7 at age 89.
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As I show in Dogging Steinbeck, Montana had a cameo in the author's iconic road book Travels With Charley
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Vin Scully died this week -- Aug. 2 -- at age 94. In 1987 I interviewed him on the outfield grass at Dodger Stadium. Then 59, he didn't retire until the…
It's a 1,900-mile drive - one way - but it's always worth a visit to my wife's home state, where her family has a cabin in the woods and way too many…
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With our failed, oppressive and tragic war on covid, we Boomers have wrecked the country and f-upped your futures. A reprise of an update of the apology…
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When the globally iconic race car driver came to Pittsburgh in 1996 to do PR for a Toyota dealership he bought, I got to give him a backseat tour of the…
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The Guardian digs up old dirt on the tactics Uber used to become a global tech giant and thinks it has struck gold.
My subversive affair with a lovely Communist travel agent during the Cold War still needs a happy Hollywood ending.
Don't tell Big Media, but the revolt of Dutch farmers is the latest example of the economic chaos and pain that follows the imposition of stupid laws…
In 1994, before fireworks nights became a weekly religious event in Pittsburgh, I did a feature story on the Zambelli fireworks company for the…
It wasn't always easy getting to interview the great economist, but it was always worth it.
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In 1962 John Steinbeck's last major work hit No. 1 on the New York Times nonfiction list. In 2012 I proved why it should have been on the fiction list.
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