Archives for April 22nd, 2012

Winging it

I used to write columns, cover games and manage sports departments in my pre-academic days. So it isn’t often that I sit down to write a full-bodied column. But the elimination of the Detroit Red Wings from the Stanley Cup playoffs on April 20 — April 20! — was enough to motivate me to take […]

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Kevin McCarthy sheds ‘Nerd Tears’ on summer movie blockbusters

Mason grad and WFAN movie critic Kevin McCarthy appeared on “Fox and Friends” Sunday morning for a nearly five-minute review of the summer’s coming movie blockbusters. Here’s his early sneak peak. And check out Kevin’s website, Nerd Tears. Watch the latest video at

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The place to meet on the Fairfax campus

The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.

Alum Kevin McCarthy at work

Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.