Paris Portingale

I Think I Might Have Leprosy, or Maybe Cancer

Paris Portingale shares about his recent trips to the doctors and how he might possibly have leprosy or cancer, or both.   I saw a new doctor a few weeks ago, Dr. Westerly. I was under a ban by my normal doctor, Dr. Watson, and Dr. Westerly was next in the phone book. Anyway, I told Dr. Westerly that I thought I had leprosy. He said, “What makes ... Read the full article
Paris Portingale

Paris Portingale is a writer and dog owner. While having a somewhat indifferent attitude towards abstemious self-restraint, he does follow the safe guidelines of four standard drinks a day, although his standards are a great deal higher than most, certainly the medical profession’s. Paris is visited often in the night by God, and the meetings are anything but pleasant.

As Surely as I Stand Here.

As a victim and survivor of a shooting, Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado speaks about the often ignored aspects of mass shootings: the injuries, the damage, the recovery, the trauma. He vows to speak out and joins the Never Again Movement. #NeverAgain

Extremist Movie Debate: Fifty Shades Freed

In Extremist Movie Debate, a coin flip decides who loves it and who hates it. They then debate it on the fly. This episode? Fifty Shades Freed

Book Review: A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy by Sue Klebold

Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy by Sue Klebold. (Broadway Books)