Police Reform

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt.   Look, seriously, I would love to get back to doing pieces on Navy shit and Nerdy shit, and Science Fiction.  But we’re still in lockdown, there are no movies being released, and everywhere I turn, there are fools, saying foolish shit, so here we are.   I’ve made…



Order in the Court

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt, Have a shot and a seat. While you do, let’s talk law, because some judges are having a shot too.   It seems like lately, I find myself doing the court beat rather more than I ever expected to when I started this show, but that’s probably because we…



The Chicago Way

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt, have a seat, pour yourself something, and let’s chat. Back in the day, there was a phrase called “a Mickey Finn.”  Named after a Chicago bar owner who would put Chloral Hydrate ( a knock out drug) in some customer’s drinks, knock them out and rob them.  It was…