Jack McKeon, the 80-year-old interim manager of the Florida Marlins, is Riptide's interim semi-regular columnist. This week's topic: the San Francisco giants.
I was on the bullpen phone with Corny the other day when he reminded me that San Francisco is coming to town. I just about barfed my ... More >>
Don't get us wrong, we love it when guys, especially big macho meatheads, are caught in public crooning along with Alanis Morrissette's "Ironic," Fiona Apple's "Criminal," or any other song that looks weird coming from a throat with an Adam's apple. But let's be clear. We are laughing at you, not wi ... More >>
Anka on top, Valli belowA few years ago, the world of every Gen X-er and quasi-'90s kid was unpleasantly rocked when 68-year-old teenager Paul Anka decided it was a good idea to cover Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit." Sure, it's easy to see where this smarmy, crooner take on grunge was suppose ... More >>
Hurricane Wilma may have been devastating for a lot of folks, but not for Jenni Foxx. See, on that 2005 day after it hit, she happened to have a scheduled DJ audition at the Clevelander. But there was no power. And a few hours later, when power was restored, Foxx got a call from the owner. Seems the ... More >>