Dear reader (Mike, I’m afraid you’re alone now; Eric had a sudden outburst of good taste), I must regretfully inform you that this is my final communiqu’eacute; ‘- my last missive, my ultimate column.
Okay, maybe there are a lot of reasons to get excited about the nice weather in Boston. Sure, it’s nice to see girls wear summer clothes again along with those sunglasses that are so big that you can’t tell if they’re hot or not because you can’t see half of their face.
I’m moving back to my hometown in Southern California at the end of May. I will be taking residence in a lovely four bedroom, 3 1/2 bath house in a quiet Orange County neighborhood with good schools. I will be living with two roommates ‘- a couple ‘- who own a dog and inexplicably look like me.
Can you believe it, seniors?’ Four years has gone by so quickly; most notably, this semester has flown by, complete with several months worth of columns full of political intrigue and insight.
After blowing our on-campus housing deposits on back-to-back-to-back screenings of ‘Fast and Furious’, Thingfight is exploring other options for our secret headquarters next semester.
What would we do without innovators? The John Lennons, the Jimmy Pages, the Marty McFlys (that’s if you believe ‘Back to Future’ actually happened) ‘- rock ‘n’ roll is full of innovators, and throughout the last 50 years, we have relied on rock pioneers to propel the course of music into uncharted waters.
I know I’m not a sports columnist, but I’ve got to give some props to our national championship-winning men’s hockey team. I also have to come clean and admit I wasn’t a big hockey fan until I watched the game last Saturday-a game that a lot of hockey experts are calling ‘the greatest collegiate hockey game ever played.’
Internet comedy superstar Michael Kelly recently wrote to me with a stupendous discovery. His sailor uncle has a friend who was a steward on the Royal Yacht Britannia. This man owns a poo poo’d by the Queen of England.
When the economy stumbles and jobs vanish, America goes back to school. College admissions rates spike, particularly for older students, as Americans look to improve their credentials. Meanwhile, high school students and undergraduates look to continue their own educations and to ride out the storm.
Last week, I got to interview Ruben Studdard for his traveling production of ‘Ain’t Misbehavin.” The interview was at the Citi Performing Arts Center, where I assumed the show would be held. When I entered the reception area I saw a man holding a white trash bag full of takeout Thai food.