In 1952 I was a junior at Northwestern University. I would be in the army in two years, but at that time I was too young to vote (not yet 21). 357 more words
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Last week the New York Shock Exchange were on CNBC at the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange (glad they saw the connection and humor in it) and really did a great job explaining modern Derby and the Brown Paper Tickets blood drives (they and the Gotham Girls and Suburbia Roller Derby all participated) to on air people who had no idea that Roller Derby was in existence. 248 more words
I think I have been to 8, but not certain.
But this one is my last. Lots of reasons but mostly personal.
I will go out with a bang: hosting final interactive Brown Paper Tickets seminar Thursday, July 28, 3:15 pm room S456 at the Westgate. 175 more words
There is a book long out of print “A Very Simple Game” by Herb Michelson – the oral history of those associated with Roller Derby. over 30,000 copies were sold in 1971 and 1972, and you may find a copy with the original cover in a library, or bootlegs elsewhere. 2,325 more words
I think everyone knows I can be cantankerous.
But the last finals I really fully enjoyed (prior to yesterday) was in Chicago 2010.
After that event, passive offense became the watchword for the game, and virtually all fell into line…..new skaters didn’t seem to know there was another way to play. 480 more words