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Broken Pawn · 5d ago

They Call it Superior

  I headed north this past weekend to play in the Twin Ports Open chess tournament. I played in this tournament last year (and wrote about it here) in Duluth, Minnesota and had a great time....
Broken Pawn · 1W ago

Buy High, Sell Low

  When I last wrote about my adventures in the stock market using my self-directed 401K and cash I get from side jobs (the Found Money Fund or FMF) I focused on buying stocks and collecting ...
Broken Pawn · 2W ago

Modern Conveniences

  Four years ago I wrote about getting a new Chevrolet Spark from Bob Brown Chevrolet in Urbandale, Iowa. At the time I said the Spark had a tough act to follow in the form of my 2009 Kia R...
Broken Pawn · 3W ago

Movie Review - Spiderman: Homecoming

Spiderman: Homecoming is a largely successful attempt to return to the fun-loving roots of the character.   I went to see Spiderman: Homecoming last week at the local movie theatre on Satur...
Broken Pawn · 1M ago

The Five People I Don't Want to Meet in Heaven - Part 2

  In continuing my series on the five people I don’t want to meet in heaven I want to stress that I don’t think any of the people I’m going to profile don’t deserve to be in heaven or won’t ...
Broken Pawn · 1M ago

Congratulations Are In Order, I Suppose

  I have no doubt that NBA basketball is taking over as America’s number one sport. The 2016-2017 season ended over a month ago yet the NBA has been front and center of the sports pages ever...
Broken Pawn · 1M ago

The 2017 Fried Chicken Dinner Winner

It is time once again to turn over the Broken Pawn to America's favorite beagle bloggers – Daisy and Baxter, who for a change have matters of vital public interest to discuss! Hi Everybody!...
Broken Pawn · 1M ago

TV Review - Fear The Walking Dead Season 3 (Episodes 1-5)

   WARNING : FEAR THE WALKING DEAD SEASON 3 EPISODES 1 through 5 SPOILERS BELOW!!! What has season three of 'Fear The Walking Dead' been like? Let's find out...   I did not have high hopes ...
Broken Pawn · 2M ago

Movie Review - Wonder Woman

After the obligatory slow-moving yet brief origin, Wonder Woman was a well-made faced-paced, action-packed movie.   I went with Kathy to see the latest DC super hero movie ‘Wonder Woman’ at...
Broken Pawn · 2M ago

Not The Greatest Yet

     The NBA season wound down to its conclusion this week with the Golden State Warriors winning their second championship in three years. My basketball pick program performed admirably wi...