These days, I often think of my grandfather, whom died not two months ago at the age of 97. I think of how quiet he was, and how ironic that the former English teacher was a man of action but very few words. I think of how he served in World War II, and how […]Read More Dammit, we used to be the good guys. We can be again.
Ladies and gentlemen, our president visited our fair city last week. Sure, he uttered crazy things into TV cameras all across the country like he always does, but when he comes to Erie we’re going to focus on that. Behold, then, the following s*** from our president’s Erie address: “[The election is] a choice between […]Read More S*** the President Says – 10/26/2020
Without further ado, yourIdiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/story/entertainment/dining/2020/10/22/erie-ale-works-has-some-big-things-going-other-places-toughing-out/3712481001/?fbclid=IwAR0iU5VT-2YXLnakoJUNLR89AUQ681AFYe35dt7nYN8UtigvalPtZoVV2Jg If you’ve ever listened to Idiotville Podcast (or set foot in Erie, PA generally), you know we love our beer. We’re spoiled in that our town has many great breweries, but Erie Ale Works just upped the ante. Beer delivery! Thanks to the Erie Times-News’ […]Read More Erie Ale Works delivers!
Ladies and gentlemen, behold, some s*** the president said during the previous week: We begin this week with a tweet I’ve been looking at for seven days now, wondering what in the world it’s supposed to mean. Where would Illinois go? Why is it sad? Why is the stagnant geography of a state any sort […]Read More S*** the President Says – 10/19/2020
I saw this article earlier in the week courtesy of Erie New Snow, and I admit it brought me down: https://www.erienewsnow.com/story/42753506/erie-ranked-slowestgrowing-city-in-america The headline was that out of 515 cities ranked according to 17 metrics in the two broad categories of “sociodemographics” and “jobs and economy” by Wallethub – a website of which I’d never heard […]Read More Forget what other people say. Erie is great. You can be anything you want to be in Erie