Tuesday: Frankly, barking at the postal carrier every day releases a lot of tension ... There's an English pointer here that looks like it has been to, ahem, an "anti-aging clinic" ... I don't follow it that closely and I'm not partisan, but those Republicans are one crazy bunch of humans ... Kale salad in a can? Please ... On the sidewalk outside the arena, I saw a greyhound selling fake Prada leashes, fake Gucci collars and fake Tiffany water bowls ...
Forget morning TV. If I win, I'm going on "The Daily Show."
Ask The Slouch
Winter Olympics edition
Q. If chess becomes an Olympic event, would it be in the Summer or Winter Games? (Gary Mitrisin; South Euclid, Ohio)
A. Chess can be played outdoors or indoors, but the Winter Games are more in need of a real sport, so Pyeongchang here we come!
Q. You're pretty active on Twitter, but I haven't seen any tweets about the Sochi Games. (Joel Ruben; Fairfax, Va.)
A. I record every Winter Olympics and plan to watch all of them while in purgatory.
Q. Are your sportswriting colleagues in Sochi more interested in hotel pillows and bathrooms or in actually covering the Olympics? (C.J. Wright; Parkersburg)
A. Old proverb: A sportswriter without room service is like a gravedigger without a shovel.
Q. When Shaun White pulled out of the Olympic slopestyle event, how did that impact your viewing schedule? (Michelle Lyons; Indianapolis)
A. You just made me google "slopestyle."
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