A tribute to Johnny Winter by Mark Ellis.
Portland journalist and writer Mark Ellis is the author of Ladder Memory: Stories from the Painting Trade
Mark Ellis, en route to Hawaii for a new life with his family, remembers the day the country grieved — and the day it began to heal.
Mark Ellis remembers the groundbreaking singer songwriter of thrash-death-speed metal band Slayer, who passed away earlier this month.
Mark Ellis may be a political animal, but he can relate to the little girl in this video who’s tired of “Bronco Bama” and Mitt Romney.
Brush up on the methods for completely covering old paint—and all the safety bases—with veteran housepainter Mark Ellis.
After domestic violence ends in a murder-suicide on the police station steps, some women begin to protect themselves and their loved ones with deadly force.
Politically conservative writer Mark Ellis weighs in on Mitt Romney’s “47%” speech, and explains why he thinks the candidate should own that statement instead of trying to make it go away.
Mark Ellis had the icon of a Scotsman appear and disappear in his childhood, and years later wonders if political correctness can obfuscate vital truths.
Mark Ellis looks back on elections of the past, taking note of the convention that changed him from a Democrat to a Republican.
Are you a conservative guy looking for the best and brightest women in TV news? Mark Ellis has a quick-referenc guide to the most powerful dames in conservative news.
Mark Ellis ponders what it takes to make a song a true Male Anthem, and lists the 10 he thinks fit the bill.
Mark Ellis believes that in the case of those who sexually abuse or murder children, there should be no mercy for “good behavior,” no cover-ups, and no reassignments.
How one white guy’s perspective on race in the USA changed from Ferguson to Jefferson City
Why victim-blaming is perfectly natural, even though it’s not necessary or perfectly OK.
Maybe Christmas joy doesn’t come from “doing it right,” but from turning things around when you feel like everything is going wrong.
Raise your hand if this sounds familiar – I had to replace my (fill in with that item now in the landfill) because I couldn’t find a replacement part!
Thoughts on women’s rights and war, on stay-at-home dads and empty nest syndrome. From someone who’s been there, done that.
Jon Vaughn wants you to know that he’s single, and here’s why you should date him (if you’re single, too).
James Halcomb presents his favorites (and not so favs) from this last year.
Being deployed is hard enough, but coming home and trying to find the courage to date again might be the next hardest thing.
Is venting anger productive, or are we getting caught in the steam of anger addiction?
JK Rowling comes out with her views on LGBT and Jewish students at Hogwarts. We’re all happy to know that this fictional school is a safe haven for more than just Harry.
Gift shopping is a little different than it used to be. Don’t believe it? Check out these vintage ads.
Bryan Reeves has a vaccine for jealousy. Inoculate yourself now, before it sickens your relationship.
Larry Bernstein loves exchanging presents with his wife over the holidays. But it has nothing to do with material goods. Believe or not, it really is the thought that counts… — “You didn’t get me[Read More…]
Alexander Yarde knows what’s on his holiday list this year.
You Don’t Know Jack About MS™ was created for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their loved ones by Jack Osbourne, in partnership with Teva Neuroscience.
Is anything inappropriate to wear to class anymore?
Meeghan Mousaw offers insight into how redshirting helps a child to grow socially and intellectually giving the child added confidence to assist with learning.
When you’re ready to take that next step with a woman, think carefully. What you say isn’t always what she hears.