Drew Ermenc

There I was, a 19-year old college student, in stained overalls and a red flannel shirt, holding an oversized platter of all-you-can-eat fried catfish over my right shoulder. My hungry customer, to wh... more

Jan 1, 2007 12:00 AM Columns

I'll never forget the first time I felt overwhelmingly helpless. I was 11 years old, asleep peacefully in my bed when a sickening thud shook the house and startled me awake. My father, who had been co... more

Jun 1, 2006 12:00 AM Columns

There are some things in life that are just better wet than dry: Slip N' Slides, for example. Shaving comes to mind (as anyone who has ever suffered through a dry shave can attest), and yes, pork barb... more

May 1, 2006 12:00 AM Columns