Carrot Top in Exile

Tonight is Wednesday night in Las Vegas, which means Scott Thompson has to become Carrot Top a little earlier than he does most nights. He has Tuesdays off, so yesterday he didn’t have to be Carrot Top at all if he didn’t want to be, except he left the serenity of his house to have lunch with his friend Nicolas Cage, who was wearing a white leather suit.

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The Real Conflict at the Heart of the Miracle on Ice

Americans don’t think much about hockey. According to a recent survey, hockey runs sixth in popularity among sports in the U.S., after NASCAR, college football, and basketball. Which explains, perhaps, the importance of the so-called Miracle on Ice.

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The Heartbreaking American Pit Bull Statistics Everyone Needs to Know

Published in the August 2014 issue It was night, and we -my daughter and I-were walking our dog. His name was, and is, Dexter. He was, and is, a pit bull. We had just gotten him. We’d had him for four days. An ambulance came slowly and silently up the street, its light whirling.

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