Column: “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” On Mullets

Brandon Brown

10/5/2020 “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” Chapter 17 “On Mullets” By Bruce Williams Perhaps the greatest haircut of the 20th Century was the mullet.  Since I’ve mentioned this particular hairstyle in several previous columns, I thought it only fair to give it its own platform and due homage.  Popularized in […]

Column: “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” The Diagnosis


8/31/20 “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” Chapter 12 “The Diagnosis” By Bruce Williams Around age 2 ½ we began to become concerned about our son’s lack of speaking skills.  He was only using about five words and generally communicating by pointing effusively at whatever it was that he was interested […]

Sportscasting 101

Brandon Brown

Ron Soanka-  The following article deals with a new book coming out soon that my long time friend Bill Brown wrote with the help of others about the basics of sports broadcasting. Bill retired recently as the long time television voice of the Houston Astros. I first met Bill Brown […]

Ranking Pro Sports Branding in Washington

Brandon Brown

UPDATE With the addition of the Kraken, Seattle now is home to 7 teams in the professional ranks. With representation in every league except for the NBA, it is only right that a ranking of these teams logos and names should be done. Any time a list like this is […]

Column: “That Got Me to Thinkin’?”; “The Commute”


8/10/20 “That Got me to Thinking…?” Chapter 9 “The Commute” By Bruce Williams      Bruce Williams   I commute for 45 minutes into Bellevue most days, giving me ample time to observe and note several tendencies of my fellow travelers—things I’ll chuckle at, grow disgusted with or avoid altogether.  […]

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