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Posted by JOHN BIALAS on March 12, 2015
If MGM Park in Biloxi is not ready this spring, the Shuckers have provisional plans that the Milwaukee Brewers' Double-A team announced last month.
Let's break down the plans by these dates and numbers:
25: The number of Shuckers home games in April and May that would not be played in Biloxi.
Posted by JOHN BIALAS on May 22, 2015
Four new books have helped renew my passion for reading, and the writers have lived in the spirit of rock and roll.
The rock and roll spirit especially lives in 60-year-old British singer and former Slits guitarist Viv Albertine in her memoir "Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys." Her stories are like vignettes, or in this case, Vivettes. You read one and then you want to read another and another, and before you know it, there are no more.
The other new books I am reading are memoirs by illustrious New York rock critics Robert Christgau and Richard Goldstein, both in their 70s, and the latest novel by the always entertaining British writer Nick Hornby, at 58 the youngest one in this group.
Posted by Nathasha Helton on April 16, 2015
I spend about two-and-a-half hours a day in my car, so I have little time to read. I have all the time in the world to listen, though.
Posted by JOHN BIALAS on April 15, 2015
The work of Katrina fiction I have always wanted to read has arrived.
Posted by JOHN BIALAS on February 26, 2015
OK, I know a Mississippi attorney general's opinion prevents selling the naming rights to the playing field at MGM Park in Biloxi. So in a satirical sports fantasy world, maybe selling sponsorships for all the ideas on this list would make the Shuckers' million dollar home opener happen in April: