The Outlaw Steve Corbett ink splotch

Making America Great

October 6, 2020

Invitations are going out faster than Russian mail-in ballots for Saturday’s Irish Guys pro-Trump rally at their local Wilkes-Barre pub. Here’s what the invite says: “NO MASKS ALLOWED. “Show your support and your balls by packing the Coal Hole for a ‘WE SUPPORT THE PRESIDENT CLAMBAKE,’ an all-you-can-drink fund-raiser that includes beer and wine. Fifty-fifty […]

Trashiest Book Ever

September 25, 2020

The woman from Haddonfield, New Jersey, wrote to me on stationary decorated with sky blue and lilac butterflies. “This is the trashiest book I’ve ever read…so much so I’d never pass it on to anyone else,” she wrote. So she stuffed her copy in an envelope and sent it to me at my home address. […]

Popping Johnny Popko and Me

September 24, 2020

The name “Johnny Popko” reaches out and grabs you, squeezing like a smooth Ukrainian cage fighter crushing a stranglehold on a terrible tattooed opponent. A gentle man by nature, Popko still snaps and crackles as the laid-back host of an increasingly popular internet radio podcast that puts imitators to shame. Mature, smart, thick-skinned, all attributes […]

Corbett on Volpe

September 22, 2020

Always smart in a dark business suit, silk tie and pocket square, trial attorney Chuck Volpe cuts a sharp impression. Secure among the rich and powerful, he hosts public civic soirees and behind-closed-door private business meetings. Volpe is a player and independent thinker. That’s what makes him dangerous to the political status quo, especially to […]

Fake News Slams Scranton

September 15, 2020

Don’t ask me how to spell the CNN newsman’s full name and title. “For security reasons,” he refused to tell me. I already know how to spell CNN. And CNN spells “fake news.” My bad trip with what media critics call an enemy of the people cable network occurred this morning when I called the […]

The Outlaw Steve Corbett ink splotch