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Ed Condran

Stories by Ed Condran

Current Position: Features writer

Ed Condran joined The Spokesman-Review in September as a freelancer and became a full-time Features reporter in March. The veteran journalist, who has written for Playboy, Parents, Rolling Stone, Maxim, Details, the Washington Post and the Dallas Morning News, will cover music, comedy, travel, parenting and more. The Temple University alum crafted jokes for Bette Midler's "Kiss My Brass" tour, and Burt Reynolds, George Carlin and Chris Cornell were some of his favorite interviews. Condran is a long-suffering Minnesota Vikings fan.

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A&E >  Entertainment

Come to Papa for an evening of family comedy at the Bing

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 16, 2021

The irony of Tom Papa's tour tag, "The Family Reunion," is that the veteran comic, who will perform Friday at the Bing Crosby Theater, has been sequestered with his wife and two daughters for more than a year-and-a-half. "The material I get from them is endless and hilarious," Papa said.
News >  Family

Dad Daze: How sharing as a parent makes an indelible impact

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 12, 2021

Sharing facets of your life and the look in your child's eyes when discovering what a parent presents is beyond gratifying. The subject was bandied about when a friend revealed that he's taking his 10-year-old son to watch KISS this Saturday at the Gorge.
A&E >  Entertainment

Sweet smell of success follows Perfume Genius to the Gorge

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 9, 2021

The Gorge Amphitheatre provided solace for Michael Hadreas, who suffered through a difficult childhood in Seattle during the 1990s. Hadreas, who is best known by his stage name Perfume Genius, came out in high school. "It was a giant relief to tell my parents," he said.
News >  Family

Dad Daze: An autumnal attitude adjustment courtesy of my four kids

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 5, 2021

Perhaps I have some sort of seasonal disorder. When September arrives, I can’t help but get melancholy. It harks back to my childhood. Every night before the first day of school, I would toss and turn and wake up exhausted as I started a new year, which featured about 180 days of school.
News >  Family

Dad Daze: My two sons are the best of friends

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 29, 2021

A special bond developed between my sons Eddie and Milo, who are 38 months apart. I've been fortunate enough to be part of that connection since I was the primary parent when it came to escorting them to baseball and ice hockey games and practices. 
News >  Travel

How to drift off after take off with the aid of CBD products

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 29, 2021

During a recent flight from Puerto Rico to New York, Noah Fishman was on edge. "Due to COVID, the masking requirement and the extra safety protocols, I was more stressed traveling than ever," Fishman said. However, the owner of Zenbarn Farms has a secret weapon.