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Countervailing Themes of Mystery and Wonder

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 12, 2018, 9:45 a.m. People are fond of talking and writing about media bias. The greatest bias of the media is against having to write the same things over and over. Thus am I pondering … Continue reading

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The Season Is Off to a Typically Absurd Start

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 23, 2015, 10:44 a.m. Five races into the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, it seems worse than it is. For instance, it seems like the same driver wins every week, when, in fact, four different drivers … Continue reading

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Bouncing Down the Back Straight and Reeling in the Years

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, March 21, 2015, 9:40 a.m. When the green flag falls, and Darrell Waltrip yells “boogity, boogity, boogity!” on your TV screen, causing the babies to bawl and the dogs to bark, he is mimicking the sound … Continue reading

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So Far, So … Spectacular

Clinton, S.C., Monday, March 24, 2014, 9:48 a.m. As the laps wound down at Auto Club Speedway, rookie Kyle Larson made a valiant run on Kyle Busch. Of course, no one thought he could catch him. Maybe a few. A … Continue reading

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Outlandish in an Empire That’s Inlandish

For the first time in recorded history, and against all odds, this season may run its course with the lone race at Auto Club Speedway remembered as the highlight. It was a grand slam at what has often been a … Continue reading

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