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

Like Rocks For Chocolate

I ain't much for popular opinion. I can't remember the last time I fully trusted the tally of a widely held opinion. This isn't a contrarian gallivant, myopic bent or some degenerative condition that rhymes with Larry King. Nah, it's just the truth in my lovely bones. A truth that cannot shut up, even when… Continue reading Like Rocks For Chocolate

Beware the Lies of March (Madness)

Don't worry, this isn't a whiny, frothing rant on the shitty state of the sports world. No . . this is a whiny, frothy rant on the shitty state of college basketball. I used to be a fan of college ball back in the day. Back when players stayed in school all four years. Back… Continue reading Beware the Lies of March (Madness)