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Mr. Live Wire

Mr. Live Wire
Mr. Live Wire is an avid news reader who translates media reports for persons who can handle the truth. And satire. Unlike Jack Nicholson, he rarely yells.

Live Wire Chronicles: Al-Masih appears in PoS with profound message; be still and know…

In the blistering heat and with dust everywhere, a mysterious figure trudges onward—followed by dozens of persons carrying knapsacks. One follower, petitioned by his companions, finds the gumption to politely question his leader. Follower: Al-Masih, why do you lead us through this desert? What is our purpose? Leader: What desert? …

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Pedal and wheel! Live Wire finds three reasons for optimism despite cycling doping drama

So you had already mentally banked a cycling medal for Trinidad and Tobago at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and today’s news of an alleged doping violation made your stomach turn like a bad Ponche de Creme? Yep. On Boxing Day night, the Pan American Games organisers sent word that …

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Live Wire chronicles: Venezuelan kerfuffle, mystical Moses and a memorable ‘Ruby Tuesday’ special

Almost 48 hours on, Trinidad and Tobago citizens remain transfixed to their devices, awestruck by the unfolding drama; the unmitigated gall, unmistakable geopolitical confusion, botched cover-up and uncertain consequences after a man’s remarkable bravery in the face of terrifying power. Our neighbours are in unprecedented territory now. So what next? …

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