Bart Freidenberg: Memorializing Brutus Alumni in Mini Helmets

Bart Freidenberg: Memorializing Brutus Alumni in Mini Helmets

I had never been asked to autograph a mini helmet, much less anything else—this was before The Autobiography of Brutus Buckeye was even a sparklet of an idea. Bart Freidenberg’s call in 2013 was unexpected. I asked: “What exactly is a mini helmet?,” “Why are you...
Ah, Heaven! Buckeye Candies

Ah, Heaven! Buckeye Candies

My favorite way to watch THE Game (Ohio State vs. TTUN) is to pass around a plate of homemade buckeye candies. If you bleed Scarlet and Gray, then you know about buckeye candies. If you married into the culture or befriended a Buckeye fan, then you may appreciate some...
Out-of-the-Way, but Well-Worth-It, Buckeye Shopping

Out-of-the-Way, but Well-Worth-It, Buckeye Shopping

Now that Ohio and other states are starting to reopen stores as we navigate the murky waters between social isolation and the need for contact and commerce, my mind drifts to my three favs for Buckeye shopping. I’m talking about three merchants with bountiful Buckeye...