A very rain-soaked and tragic F1 race in Japan

Well, after that 18-inning playoff baseball game yesterday, I decided I was not done watching sports on TV, so I stayed up late to watch the Formula 1 race from Japan live. Like a scene out of the movie Rush, this race was completely rain-soaked due to the typhoon approaching the country. Conditions were so…

The Honda Indy in Toronto is a big rain-soaked mess

This has been a big week of auto racing for me personally. I went to the Canadian Tire series race in Saskatoon this week (and even wrote a story about it), and then this weekend I was hoping to tune in to the Honda Indy races in Toronto on TV during any downtime from my…

NORTH KOREA ANTICS, CYPRUS CHAOS, AND THE REST OF THE NEWS FROM NOWHERE

Welcome to the “World is Going to Heck” edition of News from Nowhere. Seriously, what is going on? Financial chaos, tinpot dictators, Jarome Iginla traded — you name it. First I want to talk about the financial mess in Cyprus, with the bank accounts being raided by up to 40 percent to bail the country out….