Jul/Aug 2002

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High Emotions

It's customary for a man to get a break from his critics after his death, but this article goes a little too far to paint a rosy picture of Kenny Madros. Yeah, he was big. He was big and loud and bullying. He was a drunk and a wife-beater. In the end, he attempted to kill a law enforcement officer with a shotgun.

Tom Dooley


Concentrating the Mind: Cancer and Donkey Softball

Samuel Johnson is supposed to have said: "Depend upon it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.

Paul J. Sampson