Bob Whitby

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  • 14 years ago

    The Biggest Story Anyone Can Remember poses a conundrum for any hometown newspaper from a hometown that isn't New York or Washington, D.C. On one hand the story of the terrorist attacks and their aftermath is epic, moving, and deeply relevant to e...

  • 14 years ago

    Watching the Hollywood City Commission is like sitting down to tea with the Mad Hatter; gibberish is table talk, sense doesn't make any, and time seems stopped at six o'clock. That's when the 12-hour discussion of a zoning issue began September 12...

  • 14 years ago

    Sometimes life is so good. For example Undercurrents spent a recent Thursday morning in a Boynton Beach trailer home listening to a trans-transsexual sing Sinatra tunes in a dead-on, Ol'-Blue-Eyes baritone and got a needed reminder that the world ...

  • 14 years ago

    As one in a series of public-service columns penned to fulfill Undercurrents' probation requirements, we herein present installment four of "Politics in the Real World." Today's topic: How to turn a drab zoning issue into a sexy assault on freedom...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    Anyone with even a passing interest in adult films has by now witnessed the ubiquitous Ron Jeremy grunting and sweating his way through scene after scene, with starlet after starlet, looking like a hirsute Jabba the Hutt as he displays his prodigi...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    For a newspaper that hasn't made money in more than 20 years, the Boca Raton News sports some headquarters. "The Palace," as employees sneeringly refer to it, is a square office building nestled in arboreal splendor at 5801 N. Congress Ave. in Boc...

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