Big Screecher

December, 2013

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Carmine borrows deep thoughts from acclaimed author

This week, the Screecher falls back on cut-and-paste to make his word count. Comment.
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Carmine refuses to pay for his free PBS

This week, the Screecher wants to remind you to donate to good causes — even though he can’t because he needs his money for the snacks he eats while watching channel 13. Comment.
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Carmine’s mouth is the only thing open on holidays!

This week, the Screecher points out that it is better to spend time with family on the holidays then with strangers at a store. Comment.

November, 2013

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It’s the holiday season, and Carmine is paying the price!

In this week’s Screech, Carmine laments the fact that toys today aren’t as much fun as they were when he was a kid — and they cost too darn much! Comment.
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Carmine’s in the wrong wing of the hospital!

This week, the Screecher finds out he’s been relegated to the geriatric wing of the hospital, and he’s not happy about it! Comment.
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What the what? Carmine can’t remember nobody’s name!

Carmine had a blast at this party, but he just wishes he knew people there. Comment.
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Here’s what Carmine learned on Interweb this week!

He’s done it again! The Screecher learns a thing or to from the World WIde Internet! Comment.
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Carmine’s seeing red over his name!

This week, the Screecher can’t believe his name doesn’t actually mean “Dances with Wolves.” Comment.

October, 2013

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Only Carmine can get Carmine where Carmine has to go

In this week’s Screech, the Screecher complains that he’s the only one who knows how to get around this great borough. Comment.
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Carmine is tired of the sporting life

This week, the Big Screecher worries that kids are playing too many sports too early. Comments (1).

September, 2013

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Carmine can’t believe how bad the road is on this sidewalk

This week, the Screecher sounds off on a terrible sidewalk he has dubbed the White Cliffs of Dover! Comment.
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Treyger wins, proving Carmine is right again!

This week, a guy Carmine once honored became a councilman, proving the Screecher was right all along. Comments (14).
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Carmine contemplates the unthinkable after making a mess

This week, the Screecher tries to avoid the wrath Sharon after he makes a mess of her beloved kitchen. Comment.
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Damn Newton! Carmine can’t handle gravity!

This week, the Screecher battles his arch nemises — the force that keeps him from floating away. Comments (1).

August, 2013

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Carmine’s birthday is ruined again!

When will people remember that the biggest day of the year is the day we remember when Carmine was born? Comment.
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With Dr. Strauss gone, who’s going to keep me alive?

In a very special screech, Carmine says goodbye to his favorite doctor. Comment.
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Jeopardy! Carmine can’t believe what he saw!

This week, the ol’Screecher has a few more words for arch nemesis, Alex Trebek. Comments (1).
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Carmine cleans out his filthy office

Look, at some point you gotta just throw stuff away. Comment.
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For Carmine, it would have been good to be the king

This week, the Screecher wonders what it would have been like to be royalty on the other side of the pond. Comment.

July, 2013

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Atlantic City is trying to kill Carmine!

This week, our hero agian heads to Atlantic City, and again almost dies a horrible death. Comments (2).
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Here’s the pitch: Screecher goes to a game

This week, Carmine and the gang head to MCU Park and have the time of their lives! Comments (2).
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Carmine’s television has gone ka-plooey!

This week, the Screecher tries to figure out what to do now. Comment.
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Carmine can’t wait for this year’s election

I’m madder than Gary Busey after he accidentally stumbled into a Nick Nolte look-a-like convention — and nobody recognized him — over the fact that I have no idea who I’m going to elect mayor once I release my all-powerful endorsement. Comment.

June, 2013

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Face it, you won’t see Carmine on the carousel

This week, the Screecher heads to Coney Island to check out a light show. Comment.
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It’s Carmine to the rescue when Sharon gets sick

This week, Carmine explains how he used quick thinking — and his nephew — to help save his lovely wife Sharon’s life. Comment.
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Carmine gets the respect he commands

This week, the ol’Screecher gets thanked for his hard work as a cake judge at this year’s Relay for Life in Bergan Beach. Comment.
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Carmine eats his way through Bob’s Discount Furniture!

Yep, the ol’Screecher knows where to find free food wherever it is. Comment.
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Carmine enjoys a martini made the right way — with Grey Goose!

No body had more fun at the United Federation of Teachers dinner at El Caribe than the Screecher himself! Comment.

May, 2013

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Carmine goes where no Carmine has gone before

This week, the Screecher has an adventure he’ll never forget, and learns a valuable lesson in the process. Comment.
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Carmine references Star Wars

This week, the Screecher pulls out all the stops in an attempt to get hits on his web page by mentioning the hit move “Star Wars” and two of its characters. Comment.
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When Carmine has a breakfast, everybody shows up!

Carmine’s latest gathering brought together Brooklyn education power brokers! Comments (2).
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Carmine’s had it with fishing!

This week, the Screecher wants everyone to know that despite what theat e-mails says, he is not stuck in the Phillipeans! Comment.

April, 2013

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Carmine will be the judge — of the cake!

This week, the Screecher lets you know that he will determine who makes the best cake in Brooklyn. Comments (1).
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Carmine eats his way through El Caribe’s cocktail hour

The clock is ticking and the Big Screecher has just 60 precious minutes to taste everthing he has to offer? Can he do it? Click and find out! Comment.
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It’s party time, and Carmine is there!

This week, the Screecher once again stuffs his face for free. Comment.
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The Big Screecher survives a shower of terror

I’m madder than a Titanic survivor who choked on an ice cube and fell in a puddle, where he was promptly struck by lightning and bit by a malarial mosquito over the fact that water safety just isn’t a priority at some hotel bathrooms in this country. Comment.

March, 2013

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Screecher preaches about teacher’s sweetness

I’m madder than I was back in high school when the Brooklyn Tech yearbook club failed to name the then Young Screecher “most likely to Screech” about the way people forget how education shaped their minds and the minds of tomorrow. Comments (1).
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Carmine met an angel, and his name is Sid!

This week, the Screecher cheers on Sid Schatzman, in his own words. Really, they are Sid’s words. Comment.
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Carmine rails against change — for the worst!

I’m madder than a caterpillar that had a big meal, made himself a nice bed, fell asleep, and woke up in a whole new body with wings that he never asked for over the fact that no matter what I do, I can’t stop the constant change that interrupts our lives over and over and over again. Comment.
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Carmine can’t believe how inconsiderate stars are today

I’m madder than a criminal on the lam who gets caught because he complained to the Post Office that his name was misspelled on his wanted poster over the fact that celebrities today are only interested in themselves and their own precious fame, and don’t care at all about the communities that prop them up for doing such important acts as looking pretty or handsome. Comment.
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Carmine can’t take acronyms!

This week, the Screecher unloads letters that mean nothing, and he honors BWECCs! couple of the year! Comment.

February, 2013

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Carmine’s cheering on this year’s Parent of the Year!

This week, the Screecher begins his annual tribute to those he admires most. Comments (1).
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Carmine has a life insurance story for you

This week, the Screecher thinks he’s found a way to pay for his funeral, but has the rug pulled out from under him by a game show host! Comment.
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Carmine can’t believe what that hack did to his column

I’m madder than one of my throngs of loyal readers who was left scratching his head last week when some hack rewrote my column without my permission or approval. Comment.
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Carmine never goes out of style

Henceforth, Carmine will be an absolute pleasure to read. Comment.

January, 2013

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Oh, man. Carmine has really had it with Sovereign Bank

This week, Carmine reiterates his disdain for Sovereign Bank. Comments (1).
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How Sovereign bank is ruining my pal’s life

This week, the Screecher fights to defend what is sacred — and $110. Comments (1).
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Carmine can’t take it when cars are ticketed for no reason!

This week, Carmine unloads on overzealous parking agents! Comment.
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He did it!

This week, Carmine witnesses the cops in action. Comments (1).

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