Patrick Sauer

Patrick Sauer

Writer of stuff. Just ask.

Originally from Billings Montana, Patrick Sauer is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn. patrickjsauer@mac.com @pjsauer

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The Huffington Post

The Coolest Hotel In America?

"I went down to the crossroad, fell down on my knees
Asked the Lord above, "Have mercy now, save poor Bob if you please"
-- Robert Johnson, Cross Road Blues
The spiritual heart of the Mississippi De...

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The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: 18 Rounds of Soggy & Sunny Days at the U.S. Open

You already know what happened at Bethpage, but I thought you might like an insider's log of the sights, sounds, and smells (And Woah Nelly! Did it ever smell) of the 2009 U.S. Open.

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The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: 18 Sexy Golf Euphemisms Tiger Woods Should Have ...

Somewhere, Tiger Woods is holed up as one wondering where it all went wrong.

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The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: A Holiday Story of Community Solidarity Revisited ...

For one holiday season, Billings was the most amazing place on Earth.

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The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: An Interview With Nick Reding, Author of Methland

Oelwein is a microcosm of small town everywhere, but Methland shows that the drug abuse is a symptom, not the cause, of the deeply ingrained problems facing rural America.

The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: Another Modest Proposal

On the eve of their 77th birthday, all American citizens will be put to sleep and planted in the organic farm closest to their place of residence.

The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: Bobby Jindal: Soaring to New Heights For New Orleans

When I was a teenager, I overcame my Hindu upbringing to become a Catholic. Jesus spoke to me and told me Vishnu doesn't vote.

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The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: Could Mark Sanchez Become the Face Of Mexican ...

Sanchez is concentrating on football for now, but it will be interesting to see if his relationship with his new city's Mexican community grows along with his stature.

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The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: Criminy! I Forgot to Celebrate Black History Month ...

I would like to extend a sincere apology for forgetting Black History Month yet again. I don't know why this seems to happen every year, but I'm always filled with regret that I didn't do any celebrating.

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The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: Donald Rumsfeld Remixes Christian Hymns for ...

GQ broke the story that Rumsfeld used cover sheets juxtaposing Bible quotes and war imagery for the top-secret intelligence briefings, but did you know he also rewrote the words to Bush's favorite hymns?

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The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Bernie Goldberg?

In a sports media world devoted to talking heads, outlandish rumor-mongering, wild speculation and outright lies, Real Sports is a godsend.

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The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: I Humbly Submit My C.V. For the All-White Basketball ...

What makes this league All-American? Well, no foreigners, for one. Which is fine by me, the razzle-dazzle-over-a-refined-game of "playahs" born outside of these United States, like Tim Duncan, have ruined basketball.

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The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: Inside the GOP Hip-Hop Revival Tent

Inside the GOP Hip-Hop Revival Tent - The Huffington Post

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The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: In Which I Extend An Olive Branch to White ...

I found out that I too had been the discussion amongst the Hitler-loving crowd. I've decided to do something about it: start a dialogue, bridge the gap, and find common ground.

The Huffington Post

Patrick Sauer: "Marine Wedding" Brings the War Home

No matter what new technologies develop, singular photos always seem to provide the lasting images that sum up wars on the whole. Nina Berman's photo essay "Marine Wedding" is is gut wrenching, and, in parts, heart-breaking almost beyond description.