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Hurts So Good

The time for legal medical cannabis in Utah is now.
OK, mom. You can stop reading now.

Terrible Terry

Remembering an old friend and early City Weekly ally.
Many years ago, we ran an advertisement that people talked about for years.

Headlines Matter

Even though I've been publishing newspapers and magazines for more than 30 years, it's only recently I've become enamored with headlines.

Eat Goat

Is America cursed?
When I used to get the daily paper delivered to my home, the first thing I'd do was check on how my favorite baseball teams had done the night prior.

Stay Proud

Raising the Barr on divisive rhetoric.
As far as I know, I've only been blocked twice on Twitter.

True Liars

People should not be allowed to have Greek-sounding names if they're not Greek.
What you're about to read is the honest to God's truth: You can't believe a word I write.

Crying Foul

I haven't paid attention to anything at all of late, being so preoccupied with all that is right and wrong with the world, my cholesterol and blood pressure, how the newspaper and magazine industry is faring, why it is I've gained weight yet people keep saying, "Wow, look how skinny you are."

Mr. Huntsman

Jon Huntsman Sr. and I spoke numerous times, each one my mind emblazoned with how willing he was to listen and to learn.
Jon, the barefoot billionaire, was just like them. He rose from nothing and encouraged all of us to rise, too.

Body Slams

This past September, I spent 17 days in Greece as host of the third City Weekly Greece tour (watch for info on our 2018 tour coming soon, he parenthetically adds in shameless plug).

Skatacracy

Trump's 'shithole' remark remains unabated.
Love is ensconced in congress due to her multitudes of fine neighbors in Utah County, mostly Republican and mostly LDS.

Started Over

When thinking about a reference point to wrap this column around—I've been asked to write about "new beginnings"—places I've been, people I've met, projects I've started all came to mind to theme today's muse.

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