Tag Archives: The Big Smoke America

Film Review: Charlie Says

Film Review: Charlie Says

Jason Arment reviews Charlie Says, a film derived from the books The Family: The Story of Charles Manson’s Dune Buggy Attack Battalion and The Long Prison Journey of Leslie Van Houten. (IFC Films)

Dear Grandson: Becoming a Chief Petty Officer and Managing My Son’s Little League

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding becomes a Chief Petty Officer and manages his son’s first Little League team, the Astros.

Risen Apes: Roar of the Crowd

S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Roar of the Crowd,” Park talks about being a lifelong 49ers fan, going to games then vs now.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XXIV

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, weighs in on the topic of abortion and ponders both sides.

Dear Grandson: Lab School and Little League

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about teaching Lab School, being summoned to his son’s school (again), and Little League.