This month's winners have the usual moronic touch
Steve Eighinger

This month's winners have the usual moronic touch

This might be the most unusual collection of our "Morons of the Month" in quite some time. See what you think of our November "winners" and their questionable conduct: Bronze medal A variety of media reports say an employee at a Louisiana medical clinic

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It's the most wonderful time of the year
Steve Eighinger

It's the most wonderful time of the year

My favorite holiday season is approaching, that marvelous period starting with Thanksgiving and running through New Year's. So what better time to make our monthly check of social media for the most entertaining holiday-themed posts? Our monthly look at

Celebrating the lumps of coal when it comes to Christmas cinema
Steve Eighinger

Celebrating the lumps of coal when it comes to Christmas cinema

It's mid-November, and you realize what that means, don't you? It's time for Christmas. I saw at least two Quincy homes earlier this week with Christmas lights adorning their fronts. And not far behind those houses with the holiday lights will be the Chri

We all knew Jack was headed to the bottom of the ocean
Steve Eighinger

We all knew Jack was headed to the bottom of the ocean

Ever since I was a wee lad, I have loved to watch movies. (OK, before we get any deeper into this, I was never any sort of a "wee lad," but you know what I mean.)

A look at some wrestling greats
Steve Eighinger

A look at some wrestling greats

Way back when I was in elementary school -- which, by the way, was not at the time of the Pilgrims -- my friends and I would often talk about our favorite TV shows. Most of my buddies would argue about what was the best cartoon.

Time to reinstate the honorary bobbleheads
Steve Eighinger

Time to reinstate the honorary bobbleheads

Today we are reinstating a tradition that called this space home about 10 years ago -- honorary bobbleheads for local individuals whose contributions may have long been overlooked.

That gravelly, good-natured voice will never be forgotten
Steve Eighinger

That gravelly, good-natured voice will never be forgotten

I would always smile when my phone would ring at The Herald-Whig and I saw Gene Hutter's name pop up on caller ID. It was always easy to predict the first words of every conversation with him. I would answer with a "hello" and then wait.

Celebrating the life of a great man
Steve Eighinger

Celebrating the life of a great man

Kenny Pratt never met a stranger. And if you knew Kenny, you liked him. Having him as a friend was one of life's greatest pleasures.

'Because Rudolph the Red knows rain, dear.'
Steve Eighinger

'Because Rudolph the Red knows rain, dear.'

I'm sure there was a time when Facebook was not a cornerstone of our daily existence, but I can't really remember when that was.

Ka-ching! Those old record sales have apparently added up
Steve Eighinger

Ka-ching! Those old record sales have apparently added up

If you're a part of the demographic that grew up buying those seven-inch 45 RPM records, I'm sure you will appreciate this.