Author: Sam Wilkinson

According to a faithful reader, I'm Ordinary Times's "least thoughtful writer." So I've got that going for me, which is nice.

Briefly, About Good Cops And Bad Cops

A funny thing happened yesterday: Ujiri’s legal team released bodycam footage that did not show what Strickland claimed it did.

Bill Withers

Bill Withers Has Passed Away

This is impossibly sad news. Withers — who hailed from Slab Fork, West Virginia — wrote beautiful songs and never ever strayed away from who he was.

pizza

Eating Pizza Outside In The Snow

Symposium: We ate the pizza with “Ooohs!” and “Aaaahs!” as we took bites that burned our mouth, all while snow hit us in the face, blowing sideways.

Eric Garner

Daniel Pantaleo Has Been Fired

Daniel Pantaleo has been fired. It is the only consequence of him having used a prohibited chokehold on Eric Garner five years ago. Garner died in the aftermath of its application.

WVU Football

A Very Welcome Victory

Sports are not a salve. That said, an unexpected win still manages to feel awfully damned good.