Category Archives: Journalism

  1. Me and Meatloaf: Coach Meat, the Meat Test and Margarita Meat

    Leave a comment

    January 21, 2022 by jacklovelace

    We had moved to Kansas City. I was interviewing for a job. The boss was sizing me up as we …
    Continue reading

  2. Big Ben the great uncle

    Leave a comment

    January 12, 2022 by jacklovelace

    When the Chiefs beat the Steelers this year I commented that Ben Roethlisberger looked like he was 100 years old. …
    Continue reading

  3. Dead End Street

    Leave a comment

    November 2, 2021 by jacklovelace

    A dumb race. Getting into an argument on one of these social media sites, or watching these guys scream on …
    Continue reading

  4. Baldwin and the aim

    Leave a comment

    October 23, 2021 by jacklovelace

    In the Baldwin shooting tragedy, the stories leave out one area that is puzzling and one the mind of any …
    Continue reading

  5. A real debit side for Carp

    Leave a comment

    October 12, 2021 by jacklovelace

    The always gentle Ben Hochman in the St. Louis Dispatch sports wrote a warm sendoff to Matt Carpenter. My response …
    Continue reading

  6. The Denver New York Times

    Leave a comment

    July 18, 2021 by jacklovelace

    The Sunday Denver Post may have had more New York Times bylines than Denver Post bylines. That is appalling. It …
    Continue reading

  7. Me and Rickie Lee

    Leave a comment

    July 10, 2021 by jacklovelace

    I never thought much about Rickie Lee Jones. I enjoyed Chuck E’s in Love. I just never really intersected with …
    Continue reading

  8. Observations from the road

    Leave a comment

    June 14, 2021 by jacklovelace

    Just back from a 19 day road trip, long delayed. We traveled from Colorado to Texas to Missouri and then …
    Continue reading

  9. Me and Coach Roy

    Leave a comment

    April 3, 2021 by jacklovelace

    When I was editor of the newspaper in Overland Park, Kansas, I was a Mizzou diehard in a nest of …
    Continue reading

  10. Love affair with Lonesome Dove

    Leave a comment

    April 1, 2021 by jacklovelace

    Larry McMurtry died not too long ago. He wrote a lot of books but nothing compared to Lonesome Dove. i …
    Continue reading