Loose Leaves, 1st published Sunday 9 September 2001 in The Morning News of Northwest Arkansas By Ben Pollock Copyright 2001 Donrey Media Group Spring is no time for commencement addresses: Who can pay attention in the excitement of graduation from one course, looking toward the next beginning? September may be a better time. Where you’ll […]
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None of us ever truly graduates. From any level.
Loose Leaves, 1st published Sunday 2 September 2001 in The Morning News of Northwest Arkansas By Ben Pollock Copyright 2001 Donrey Media Group In days, Northwest Arkansas will be overrun by large vehicles flying fluttering red pennants indicating — not the communist overthrow or seduction of Gov. Mike Huckabee –the return of far-flung University of […]
Loose Leaves, 1st run Tuesday 7 December 1999 in The Morning News of Northwest Arkansas By Ben S. Pollock Copyright 1999 Donrey Media Group The Dissociated Press DATELINE MIRTHOLOGY — Not to be outdone with the University of Arkansas football field becoming Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium after a $20 million gift from the late […]
Immodest proposal for modest kids Loose Leaves, 1st run Tuesday 12 October 1999 in The Morning News of Northwest Arkansas By Ben S. Pollock Copyright 1999 Donrey Media Group DATELINE MIRTHOLOGY — It was dawn. Oscar Hapgood was in the park, as usual, foraging for breakfast, when Duff McDuff ran up to him, yelling, “Oscar, […]
Mirthology column, 1st run Wednesday 14 March 1990 in the Arkansas Democrat By Ben S. Pollock Copyright 1990 Ben S. Pollock MIRTHOLOGIST’S NOTE: In the interest of broadening the appeal of this publication, I am turning over this space for a tryout column by psychologist Seymour Sock, Ph.D. Sock, one of my best-educated characters, knows […]