WVU Sports with Tom Bragg

WVU basketball finishes season at No. 24 in AP Top 25

(photo by Sean McNamara)   The final Associated Press Top 25 poll is out, and West Virginia came in at No. 24 to close the college basketball season. Due to the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, all postseason tournaments — including the NCAA tournament — were canceled last week. The Mountaineers finished the season with a […]

Coal Tattoo

The politics of why Don Blankenship isn’t a felon

  Candidates, from left, Don Blankenship, of Williamson, Bo Copley, of Delbarton; U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., of Huntington, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, of Charles Town, Jack Newbrough, of Weirton, and Tom Willis, of Martinsburg, participate in a debate in Wheeling, W.Va., Monday, April 23, 2018.  AP photo. If you are among those who […]

Vines & Vittles

Summertime Red Wine

Even though temperatures are approaching meteorological hell, I refuse to give up the pleasures of sipping red wine with the foods of summer. Sure, I drink more refreshing whites and rose’s this time of year than I do of those purple monsters, but I still open and enjoy red wines. I just modify that old […]


Ren and Stigma

Yesterday Comedy Central announced that they will produce a reboot of the classic Nicktoon, Ren and Stimpy. They will be doing this with no contributions from the show’s creator, John Kricfalusi, whose history of grooming and sexual harrassment came to light a couple of years ago. When the news of John’s alledged and well-documented pervishness […]