Monthly Archives: April 2014

Adam Silver’s Mistake

With the Donald Sterling saga now more-or-less concluded (at least the portion that won’t take place inside of a courtroom), I was thinking about NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s press conference on Tuesday afternoon. There was simply too much momentum against … Continue reading

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Why I Never Read the Comments Section

This is why I live by a “never read the comments section” rule. You can’t take too seriously what idiots on the Internet say. Why?  Because the Internet makes people feel artificially disconnected, and that disconnect makes them behave in … Continue reading

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Hugh Jackman is the Best Sport

Hugh Jackman is always up for whatever. I was reminded of this fact when I heard that he’ll be the guest star (for the second time) on tonight’s episode of WWE’s flagship program, Monday Night Raw. Aside from the fact that … Continue reading

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Untimely Movie Review: Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz

One of the more interesting bits of classic film trivia is that not only did Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz reach theaters in the same year (1939), but they were actually directed by the same man: Victor Fleming. Those … Continue reading

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The Instrumentality of My Own Demise

This is it. This is how I die. Last night, I questioned everything I thought I believed. I found myself face-to-face with my greatest fantasy and my greatest fear. I stared deeply into the abyss. This is what stared back: To … Continue reading

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YES-lemania: The WrestleMania 30 Preview

A scant four weeks ago, I was convinced that WrestleMania XXX was in big trouble. It looked for all the world that the WWE had an almost insurmountable task ahead of it creatively.  Specifically, it appeared as though the main … Continue reading

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Untimely Movie Review: Mutiny on the Bounty

The true story of the Pitcairn Islands is fascinating.  The short version is that a segment of sailors (many of them conscripted) on the HMS Bounty fell in love with the island lifestyle when visiting Tahiti during a 1787–89 expedition.  Led by … Continue reading

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