Hey Erie! I know that you are angry that our best paying jobs are few and far between and don’t seem to be coming back. I get it. I am pissed too. I long for the days before I can remember, the days when regular people worked in manufacturing and were paid a solid middle-class […]Read More Hey Erie, PA: Bill Maher is Right About Our Middle-American Anger
Melissa Bahle’s kindness is making the world a better place. | Photo from Christopher Millette, Erie Times-News Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20190121/coat-drive-blessing-boxes-part-of-womans-guerrilla-generosity This week’s feature starts out with something good about the internet, which seems like a rare story these days. Melissa Bahle happened to be perusing around online […]Read More Melissa Bahle is a “guerrilla” – Something good happened in Erie, 1/24/2019
Erie native Anthony Fuhrman can throw a little weight around. | Photo from NBC. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.nbc.com/the-titan-games/video/anthony-fuhrman-vs-ben-afuvai-uprising/3855960 Erie’s own Anthony Fuhrman appeared on The Titan Games, an American Gladiators-style show on NBC hosted by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Fuhrman lives in Florida these days but he grew […]Read More Anthony Fuhrman appears on Titan Games – Something good happened in Erie, 1/10/2019
What a year it’s been in Erie. We’ve had meth, plenty of heroin, broke the murder record, almost broke the snowfall record just to have it yanked way back by some professional buzzkillers, and we’ve had plenty of local political news as well. We’ve had at least as much good news as bad, though it […]Read More The Idiotville 2018 Year in Review
Daddy and daughter deal with Santa and growing older.
Trump supporters rushing to goerie.com to engage in virtual battle on the topic of whether the president should pay for things. Our friends at goerie.com noticed this morning that seven weeks after President Trump’s Idiotville campaign rally, the president’s campaign still has not reimbursed the city for services rendered. This observation touched off a spirited […]Read More Trump Supporters vs. Trump Critics in the Battle of GoErie
Photo by Prevedi Domani | Multimedia Graphic Design Here’s a fun game: think of something you love. Football. Beer. Star Trek. Ripping pre-verbal kids out of their mothers’ arms at the southern border. I don’t know what you love – doesn’t matter. Now think of why you love that thing. Chances are, it’s easy to come […]Read More It’s not just okay to love Erie. It’s impossible not to love Erie