Author John Brizzolara and his son. Remember that life is mostly failure.

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John Brizzolara passes away

John Brizzolara, a Reader writer from 1989 to 2013, died in his sleep at Father Joe’s Villages on October 11. He was 65. Brizzolara wrote about his struggles with alcoholism and other ailments to which ...

The essays of John Brizzolara

A reacquaintance with the Italian rapscallion

Stand by your Buddy That men lead lopsided personal lives is possibly not an original observation but something worth mentioning. During my last excursion into romantic folly, I would turn down opportunities to spend time ...

Father Time

Don’t argue with cops or chew with your mouth full.

Adults are just degenerated youths with driver’s licenses, credit cards, academic degrees, and degrees of bad habits. They do come in handy, however, when you need to borrow money or jump-start your car.


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