Tag Archives: Blackbeard

Wagering beers with Ypsi’s new superintendent, fighting with my daughter, and talking about Blackbeard with a young radical …on episode 22 of The Saturday Six Pack

We tried something new this past episode of the Saturday Six Pack. We cranked the heat in the studio to 120-degrees, nailed the door shut, and watched as our guests slowly melted into their chairs… If you listen closely, you can hear it happening. What starts with tiny droplets of sweat falling gently onto our […]

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A whole new MarkMaynard.com, brought to you in July by The Rocket

At some point later this morning, if all goes according to plan, the site should look considerably different. I hope you find it to your liking. Among other things, you should be able to more easily share your favorite posts on Facebook, and get your comments posted without having to wait so long for moderation. […]

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Maynards of East Kentucky

I know it’s a bit of a reach, but if anyone in the audience has an extra copy of The Maynards of East Kentucky laying around, I’d love to borrow it. In case you can’t read the small print, this is what’s written at the bottom of the cover… “On Brushy Creek in 1813, James […]

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Let’s go pirate hunting

If I weren’t a thoroughly beaten and lifeless husk of my former self, I’d be out at the Old Miami tonight watching Quintron. If I had HBO, I’d be watching Drew Barrymore’s retelling of Grey Gardens. But, as I’m old, lazy, and cheap, I’m sitting here on my couch, reading about how Ron Paul wants […]

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