Colin McEnroe | To Wit

The Trolls Are Unhappy

August 22, 2014 9:07 AM EDT

This is my column this week. I urge you to read the comments as well. The trolls are grievously wounded, especially the guy who says I’m being “sarchastic.” Otto, the troll who’s complaining about the big words, complains about that all the time. In a previous installment, he said the word “cudgel” was too esoteric. […]

Two Signs of the Apocalypse

August 21, 2014 10:47 AM EDT

25-hour Cinderella breasts for $3,500. and OMG! Rsbud is the name of his sled!

Best New York Times Correction of the Summer

August 21, 2014 9:03 AM EDT

Yesterday:   “An Op-Ed essay on Monday described bald eagles and ospreys incorrectly. They eat fish, and their poop is white; they do not eat berries and excrete purple feces. (Other birds, like American robins, Eurasian starlings and cedar waxwings, do.)” And really, any excuse ….

It’s Not You; It’s Me; I’m Dead

August 21, 2014 8:56 AM EDT

One has to be careful about putting too much weight on Daily Mirror reports, but if even most of this story of a Stamford man who faked his own death to get out of a wedding is true, it’s one for the ages.  

Long Before There Was Weird Al, There Was Allan the Nut

July 25, 2014 11:59 AM EDT

This man was a genius.  

The Doughnut Inn Used to Be Tres Gentil

July 23, 2014 3:46 PM EDT

But now you get screamed at for an innocent error. (This is why you should never talk to anybody.) …one local inquisitive 4-year-old boy asked a question that got him banned from a Monroe doughnut shop. “We were screamed at in front of the door, ‘he’s not allowed in here, he’s rude’,” said Rebecca Denham as […]

Edible Arrangements

July 23, 2014 2:59 PM EDT

A watermelon threat.

Looking Forward to Fats Domino for Penny Bacchiochi

July 23, 2014 2:56 PM EDT

Chubby Checker, stumping in Middletown. It’s that decades-long friendship with Middletown Board of Education member Linda Szynkowicz that’s bringing singer-songwriter Chubby Checker to Middletown for a meet and greet Republican fundraiser Wednesday at the Italian Society…Checker’s appearance is to supportSzynkowicz’s bid to unseat longtime Democratic state legislator Rep. Joseph Serra in the 33rd District this November.

Pubic Enemy #1

July 23, 2014 2:52 PM EDT

This never would have happened to a Brazilian.

What’s on the Colin McEnroe Show Next Week?

July 18, 2014 3:41 PM EDT

  “In this refulgent summer, it has been a luxury to draw the breath of life. The grass grows, the buds burst, the meadow is spotted with fire and gold in the tint of flowers. The air is full of birds, and sweet with the breath of the pine, the balm-of-Gilead, and the new hay. […]