Armageddon

Glory to the Heroes

July 14, 2022 Steve Corbett 0

Squealing with excitement, Kateryna raced back into the room.

“The men outside my window blew me kisses. Oh, my God, they’re so cute. They have rifles.”

“They’re our heroes,” Svitlana said.

Knock Out Racism 

June 27, 2022 Steve Corbett 0

Decades later I read how Ali unloaded the same hot question he threw at me when he encountered other white reporters during his legendary career and life fighting racism and oppression. 

My Close Call in Enemy Territory

May 18, 2022 Steve Corbett 0

by Steve Corbett The Belfast brothers, one 11 and one 12, put their heads together at my request to tell me where not to go. I had asked them to decide what part of their embattled city I should avoid at all costs. Eating sweet rolls in front of a […]

To Weed or Not To Weed, That is the Question

February 3, 2022 Steve Corbett 0

by Steve Corbett Gray uniformed security guards armed with semi-automatic handguns greeted me at the door a few years ago at the Ocean Beach, California, cannabis dispensary. Getting blitzed is a trip to cloud nine. Getting shot is a trip to the morgue. I expected a roomful of righteous legal […]

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, & Your Mexicans

February 3, 2022 Steve Corbett 0

by Steve Corbett – Greetings From Scranton Local yokel news talk radio and braying white nationalist social media “broke” the shocking news story. Vague newspaper and television reports followed suit. Scurrilous false rumors spread throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania neighborhood bars, supermarkets and other overwhelmingly white ethnic gatherings. Non-English speaking children, for […]

Kamala Come Home

January 1, 2022 Steve Corbett 0

by Steve Corbett Greetings From Scranton Call this tale a color portrait of two cities. Scranton, PA, stands as the historic birthplace of President Joe Biden. Oakland, CA, holds its own as the birthplace of Vice President Kamala Harris. Scranton and Oakland reign as officially designated sister cities. Strong women […]

Keep Squeezing OJ Simpson

January 1, 2022 Steve Corbett 0

by Steve Corbett That’s me standing at the peach-colored condo‘s tubular metal gate, staring at the killing ground where Nicole Brown Simpson’s thick blood once flowed, where Ronald Goldman also died in a deep crimson pool of his own gore unleashed by a vicious knife attack. I’m in Los Angeles […]