All posts by Judd Grossman
OPINION: Voting for the current Contrarians
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – I first arrived in Jackson Hole in 1980 riding a wave full of hippie environmentalist types. We had discovered the coolest place in America: unbelievable natural beauty; a remoteness that made one’s sense...
- Posted October 29, 2014
CD REVIEW: Shelley & Kelly, Retroactive
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – If you haven’t heard of Shelley and Kelly you might be new around here. The husband and wife musical team started playing gigs in Jackson in the 1970s, and the Shelley and...
- Posted October 21, 2014
Publisher’s Note: Your keys, please
Sometimes I can be a little oblivious to what’s happening around me. It took awhile, but eventually a 37,000-square-foot building did penetrate my consciousness. I was gate keeping for a ski race up on Snow King when...
- Posted February 11, 2014
PUBLISHER’S NOTE: 12.24.13
The best gifts are never wrapped JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Gather round, gentle readers, for it’s time for my warm and fuzzy holiday words of wisdom. If you know me, you’re saying “good luck with that” as...
- Posted December 23, 2013
PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Don’t tread on my mobile
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – On the first of three readings Jackson Town Council has passed an ordinance that will restrict our use of mobile phones while driving. I urge the Council to reconsider. Cell phones are incredibly...
- Posted November 26, 2013
PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Shut down big government
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I can’t vouch for the political or practical efficacy of the Republican legislative strategy of the last few weeks that has resulted in a partial government shutdown, but I sympathize with the motivation. If...
- Posted October 8, 2013
PUBLISHER’S NOTE: It’s not about Dad
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I’m not a big fan of Father’s Day. Another crass commercial windfall manufactured by the diabolical cabal behind Hallmark cards. It’s one of those annoying holidays where I get bossed around in the name...
- Posted June 11, 2013
PUBLISHER’S NOTE: A fresh look at Jackson Hole
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – As Jackson Hole awaits the annual in-migration of summer tourists – either with eager anticipation or with fear and loathing – I am pondering what it means to be a tourist. I recently returned...
- Posted May 14, 2013
PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Real estate recovery makes for healthy Hole
I’m no expert on these matters, but it appears something good is happening in the Jackson Hole economy. Our depressed real estate prices may be halting their steady decline and beginning to rise. My source for this...
- Posted April 2, 2013
REVIEW: Stagecoach Band still fresh
As I pull up to the Stagecoach Bar in Wilson on Sunday night I see the cars parked on the street and my innate fear of crowded bars filled with people who are cooler than me, and...
- Posted March 25, 2013