Will Call

Columns: It’s cliché and I don’t care

Life’s fickle. When all looks promising, it goes south. Bad things happen to good people and, at times, the corrupt prosper. The only constant in life – besides death – is that nothing is constant. Some of the most promising people fail while slackers rise to the top. It doesn’t make much sense, and any…

Will Call: Ann Coulter, reggae and gout

This column takes a similar approach to “Seinfeld.” There’s really no point to it other than to entertain. And over the past couple weeks I’ve encountered the most bizarre people, experienced the highs and lows of life and learned that Ann Coulter is absolutely, frickin’ nuts.  During Spring Break, I traveled to the Big Apple…

Will Call: We are the Blue Streak nation

There are few things these days that bring people together. Divided for all sorts of reasons, a common interest among an entire nation is rare. It’s just the way things work. But one event in particular that defies those boundaries is the Olympics.  It is an anomaly so spectacular that it brings red and blue,…

Will Call: Becoming the next great John Carroll alumnus

On Wednesday, Jan. 27, it was reported that the great American author J.D. Salinger passed away at the age of 91 in his New Hampshire home. Salinger is best known for his controversial book “The Catcher in the Rye.”  In a three-page obituary jumped from the front page of The New York Times, it said…