About the Author
Ed Cullen Cullen has worked for The Advocate, in Baton Rouge, for more than thirty years, covering all beats before becoming a features writer and Sunday columnist for the lifestyle section.
His first commentary, "Porch Steps Baseball, " aired on All Things Considered in July 2001. Since then, Cullen's essays have aired frequently on NPR.
Cullen is married to the former Martha Lynn Colvin of Alexandria. He has a son, a daughter, and a grandson.