voting

Kickass, the doorstop dog, says voting is like marking territory without having to pee on things, however, in this election……….?

baseball veeck

Kickass, the doorstop dog, sleeping off the big baseball thing, listened to a story from his keeper: “I was writing columns for the Tribune in the early eighties and wandered […]

change vote

Kickass, the doorstop dog, says Trump’s suggestion that Wisconsin voters rescind their votes and vote for him is as dumb as asking a dog to un-mark territory, or to use […]

Weiners

Kickass, the doorstop dog, says there is no truth to the rumor that Trump and Walker will be joined today in Eau Claire by Anthony Weiner.  The rumor started when […]

Tricks or Treats

Kickass, the doorstop dog, says there is no good reason why “Tricks or Treats” could not be the operative line for next Tuesday as well as this one.  Think of […]

to sell a dory

Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports his keeper is again in a high state of excitement over response to a Craig’s list ad he posted for a small dory—think whale harpooning, […]

new venture

Some time ago my grandson Paul announced that he was going to resurrect one of my old—1968 books—“Ship The Kids On Ahead,” a compilation of Wisconsin State Journal columns originally […]

Kickass, the doorstop dog – October 27, 2016

Kickass, the doorstop dog – October 27, 2016

Kickass, the doorstop dog, says his keeper, having misspent his life as a newspaper freak, is nontheless becoming increasingly crotchety about the annoying things newspapers do to piss off readers […]

Kickass, the doorstop dog – October 17, 2016

Kickass, the doorstop dog – October 17, 2016

Kickass, the doorstop dog, says his keeper ended the trout season Saturday in the magnificent driftless area of southwest Wisconsin, watching Harry Peterson catch trout and catching a few himself, […]

Kickass, the doorstop dog – October 7, 2016

Kickass, the doorstop dog – October 7, 2016

Kickass, the doorstop dog, says his keeper’s mother was a fan of musical quartets and she would obviously see an opportunity for harmony in the Saturday gathering of Trump, Walker, […]