George & Wendy Show

Little Johnny has a plan

What do you want to be when you grow up? Mrs. Grover's lesson for third-grade Johnny Calvin's get-to-know-you session provides a wisecrack answer from Calvin himself, revealing truths about the U.S. Congress' sole oversight: the votes of the constituents.

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Why Mike can’t have nice things (like my vote)

"I spend every Monday morning writing letters to my representatives in DC, and I spend about the same amount of time calling their offices, leaving messages and talking to staff. I realize that's not nearly as cool as making a bold, public statement about 'being done with writing letters'..."

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Excuse me, sir, do you have any implied consent?

Unpacking the rules around post-accident drug/alcohol testing in the wake of a Utah nurse detained by police after refusing "to do a blood draw on an unconscious patient," who also happened to be a trucker.

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Charitable or scandalous?

Research before you give. "Times of tragedy highlight the generosity of human beings in general, but the trucking community has always been known to go over and above. ... That being said, times of tragedy can also provide a verdant breeding ground for filth ..."

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Truckers for Texas

Kicking off this Saturday is the "Truckers for Texas" initiative, an online fund drive for those in the path of Hurricane Harvey, with performances by Bill Weaver, Tony Justice, Jayne Denham, Terrance Mathis and more...

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Because that’s what professionals do

After Tony Justice's band's tour bus had a breakdown en route to Dallas, guess who pitched in to get the equipment there in time enough for a full set? True professional truckers from all around the nation ...

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They call her ‘Butterbean’

Sometimes, names are hard: "This is our fifth year attending GATS, which means it's the fifth time I've met with a lot of the people we meet with at the big truck shows, and the fourth time I've embarrassed myself by not being able to remember anyone's name."

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What happens in Flippin moves on to Dallas

"There's another 'star studded' event coming up in Dallas, beginning tomorrow at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center – you might have heard about it once or twice, they call it GATS, and it may or may not have been mentioned a few times in Overdrive recently..."

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When grabbing the right bug-out bag matters

In which Wendy almost grabs the wrong one for the eclipse run. "When you have six different green, black and gray backpacks in the cabinet, and two of them are camera equipment, you sometimes grab the bag full of guns, instead of the Canon."

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This is why we can’t have celestial events

"It will be a blessing to be unable to view giant spaceships, as they descend upon us. It's been nice knowing all of you. Give my rock collection to the children aliens, they'll enjoy it."

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