Phil Gulley: How We Rolled

The thrill of motorcycling is the point, the counter-narrative to the bubble-wrapped life of modern America.

Ask Me Anything: Colleen Fanning, Politician

“I’ve just kind of made a promise to myself that I’m not going to be public about issues that aren’t things I directly vote on, because it doesn’t serve my constituents.”
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Open Letter to Indiana Lawmakers: Get on the Bus!

Dear Members of the 118th Indiana General Assembly,
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Net Loss: Thoughts on Multi-Class Basketball

One of my most vivid teen memories involves a Monday-morning pep rally in the Broad Ripple High School gym, after Coach Gene Ring’s Rockets won the sectionals, then regionals, and secured a trip to the 1963 semi-state. As the rock-star players filed onto the floor wearing varsity sweaters, the students in the bleachers went wild. Dressed in our own uniforms of stitched-down pleated skirts and cardigans, my girlfriends and I jumped up and down ’til our eyeballs rattled, screeching like banshees. The rumble was deafening, the kind you can feel way down in your gut.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck stands at a podium announcing his retirement.

Luck Said No To The NFL—Why Can’t We?

We’re all susceptible to getting swept up in the mob mentality of fandom to some degree.

The Weirdest Result of Hoosier Woman's Anthony Weiner Scandal

The fallout from one Indiana resident's newly publicized relationship with the beleaguered politico has reached a bizarre level.
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Text Your Way To Your Next Job

The man behind the world's first text-based interviewing platform
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Progress Report

Have you ever thought about the march of progress? For many millennia, our ancestors lived much the same way. You could die, be brought back to life 10,000 years later, and discover nothing had changed. Food was still wormy and rancid, tools were still made of rocks, folks still walked everywhere, and the Cubs were still losing. Then, a rapid series of developments dramatically increased the rate of human progress: the domestication of animals; the forging of metals; the shift from hunting and gathering to agriculture; the emergence of written language, eventually followed by the printing press, which permitted the dissemination of ideas, which inevitably led to the computer chip, which culminated in our generation’s greatest invention, the battery-powered pepper-grinder.
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Getting Right: The Long, Slow Recovery of Austin, Indiana

Austin has become a mecca for illegal drug use and crime. The problem was painfully highlighted by the HIV outbreak that hit this spring.
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Bill Hudnut: A Man of His Word

The beloved former mayor’s opinions are as sharp as ever. Here, he reflects on his time at the helm of Indianapolis and takes Indiana’s Republican Party to task.