Winning and Misery: A Love Story

What's most interesting about LBJ going to the Lakers is that it simply feels like another vacation for the dude. He went to Miami for four years and then came home to Cleveland. Now he's going to the other coast for another four years, and is there any doubt he resigns with the Cavaliers to… Continue reading Winning and Misery: A Love Story

If Game of Thrones had a baby with the Super Bowl . . it’d be the World Cup

In case you haven't noticed, soccer is hosting their quadrennial beer garden party with soccer matches included in the price of admission. And it's really a pretty big deal, unless you're an American. This year's host of the FIFA World Cup is Russia . . because of fucking course they are. And contrary to popular… Continue reading If Game of Thrones had a baby with the Super Bowl . . it’d be the World Cup

Breaking the News, Beyond Repair

I wasn't feeling a full throttle post this morning so I decided to put together a list of news items from the week that was with a YouTube video that came to mind. It ain't Meet the Press but whatevs. That show jumped the shark years ago . . . Trump dis-invites the Eagles- He stuck out his tongue, took… Continue reading Breaking the News, Beyond Repair

Turns out, my lost mojo was on ice

Okay . . maybe it wasn't lost after all. But admittedly, it has waned over the last few weeks. Blame it on the weather or James Comey's new tome, but whatever it was . . it was getting to me. One of the drawbacks to being a passionate individual is that the ebbs that switch… Continue reading Turns out, my lost mojo was on ice

Dear Sports: I’m Just Not That Into You

When did sports become so unlikable? It used to be that sports was a respite from the everyday; a temporary form of escapism that was fun and legal. It was a snow globe fascination whose import was clear as life and death but whose suspension of disbelief allowed us to dream like children. It was a gloriously… Continue reading Dear Sports: I’m Just Not That Into You