Category: Dick Wolfsie

Opinion: Kneedy people!

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Before our last vacation, I made an appointment with the orthopedist. My left knee was killing me, a problem that goes back to an old college football injury. I was...

Opinion: Identity crisis

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Despite 40 years on TV, people confuse me with other people with a similar name. Here are letters I have actually received, along with a few I just made up...

Opinion: Numbers game

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie There should be a law against having phone numbers that denote words instead of, well, numbers. Hello, it’s a phone number, not a phone word. There’s a national organization dedicated to...

Opinion: Stinging commentary

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie The newest edition of the “Hammacher Schlemmer” gift catalog is packed with previously advertised items they still can’t unload (which I have probably made fun of in past columns) along with some brand...

Opinion: Caving in on sleep

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Arshid Chowdhury has invented something called a sleep pod, a high-tech structure that can be seen in several airports around the country. Crawl into the enclosure and you can catch...

Opinion: Death by Oreos

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie We hear a lot about frivolous lawsuits, but we don’t hear nearly enough about the delicious ones. A guy from Kentucky is suing the company that makes Oreo cookies. He asserts...

Opinion: Troubling signs

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie My mother drove her Buick until almost 90 … and sometimes faster. She was in great health at age 87, but it irked her that many of her able-bodied friends had...