Assembly Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
One of the places where, once upon a time, it really did all come together.
Sorry for the VERY LONG break from my duties here at South Beach Hoosier, as I've rather foolishly allowed myself to become too preoccupied with the internecine political fighting here in the duchy of Hallandale Beach, Florida and writing on Hallandale Beach Blog, to the neglect of my SBH responsibilities.
Trust me, nobody feels worse about the matter than I do.
Not to worry, as I have a ton of already-written material that I will be posting here over the next few days to get you al back up to speed on what's on my mind as it involves my interests, like the Indiana University Hoosiers; the myriad ups and (mostly) downs of the Dolphins and Hurricanes in this season of inconsistent coaching; the latest doings of South Florida's thoroughly under-reported public policy scene, and the neverending media keffuffle that is South Florida's current sorry state of journalism, where old-fashioned notions about thoroughness and fairness have been completely cast aside for all to see.
Another trend that you may notice is that I will no longer be holding my punches quite so much about individual South Florida and Washington media personalities that I know and have dealt with, as I have done perhaps a bit too much in the past.
That's all in the past, as in the intervening months, per the last paragraph, the gloves have most definitely come off!
No point holding my tongue when I can enlighten everyone to some egregiously bad, sloppy or incomplete reporting.
In another media matter, I will also mention and comments on some recent Hoosier additions to the South Florida news media scene.
By the way, since I last commented in this space, I've had the good fortune to run into the mother of a former IU basketball player a few times, and will hope to fill you in on what she had to share with me about her talented son.
Surprisingly, I've also discovered that a very trustworthy news source is now MUCH CLOSER to someone within the inner orbit of Hoosier athletics than I ever could've guessed.
Could it be, you know, a possible future "South Beach Hoosier World Exclusive" he said, laughing at the very idea.
Not yet, but...
-Dave at South Beach Hoosier