Opinion

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2015 “Are you serious?” awards

Each year Dispatches From The Edge gives awards to individuals, companies, and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.

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New York: I do mind laughing

Are we supposed to laugh because Donald Trump is so uncreatively mean? Or that he still maintains that the President was born out of the country?

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Celebrating my fellow women postal workers

In honor of Woman's History Month, I would like to share the history of the women I rub elbows with every day on the workroom floor; the female letter carriers of the United States Postal Service.

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Fantasy questions and belly laughs: Election 2012

Here are some fantasy questions I'd love to see Mitt Romney asked by a debate moderator.

"Are you serious?" news awards for 2011

Every year Conn Hallinan's Dispatches From The Edge gives awards to news stories and newsmakers that fall under the category of “Are you serious?”

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Charlie Chaplin film fest evokes lessons for today

Eighty years after his visit to Berlin, Charlie Chaplin's 80 films continue to make audiences laugh and think.