Author Archives: jamesdowd

About jamesdowd

Geek, Dad and Husband, Gloucester partisan

Clam the Vote, Question 4: Paid Sick Leave

Are we even discussing this? Seriously? Take it away blockquotes from The Boston Globe: The ballot measure, promoted by labor unions and endorsed by some business groups, hospitals, and economists, would allow workers to earn up to 40 hours per … Continue reading

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People With Ebola Are Better Than You

Every single person I can name who has had Ebola is a better person than me. And you. Every. Single. One. Eric Duncan who died in Dallas, for instance. At the heart of the Epidemic in Liberia he volunteered to … Continue reading

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Clam the Vote: The Gas Tax

Greetings Clamlectorate! The user data streaming into our offices here at Clamedia Tower in the heart of the financial/salon district of Gloucester tells us you guys are asking how to vote. Furthermore, we know you’re thinking a satirical website featuring … Continue reading

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No Snark Sunday- Oh Shit, We Need to Stop Letting Kids Play Football

Oh man, this is one I didn’t want to write. It feeds every elitist, latte-sipping, craft-beer-drinking, self righteous hipster stereotype rolled into one vegan organic burrito of preachiness. I’ve dreaded doing this column for a long time, but speaking uncomfortable … Continue reading

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Nation’s Pants Shitters Gather in Washington to Strategize, Fudge Slacks

The up-and-coming Pants Shitting Party met at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the nation’s Capital this week to devise strategy around key issues facing trou-crapping voters. Heading up the docket were Ebola, immigration, ISIS and the report from … Continue reading

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Holiday respite

I’m in Suburban New Jersey for a family thing and not being snarky is just going to happen.

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Longform bit on The O’Maley 3D printers

Hey Clamistas, here is the longform bit I wrote for Good Morning Gloucester about the 3D printer build at O’Maley Innovation Middle School over the weekend. http://goodmorninggloucester.wordpress.com/2014/10/09/omaley-3d-printer-make-a-thon-an-endurance-event-for-nerds/

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