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Keith Olbermann’s Fall from Grace

Keith Olbermann’s Fall from Grace

Back in 1992 when I graduated from high school and went to college, I fell in love with the best morning sports show in the world, ESPN Sports Center. This show not only gave me great sports coverage, it presented sports in a way that had never been done before. It was [Read More]

Sports Announcers: The Necessary Evil

Sports Announcers: The Necessary Evil

In my last post I talked about how much I love the Olympics and it is true, I do. However, there is a part of the Olympics that drives me crazy and I am talking about the announcers. To be fair, I rarely like the announcers in any sport, John Madden in for Sunday Night [Read More]

When Does Life Start Keeping Score?

When Does Life Start Keeping Score?

A good friend of mine (hi, Travis) coaches his son’s Pre-K soccer team. It fascinated me to find out that when it comes to keeping score at that young age, they don’t. Or at least they’re not supposed to. Without a score, there isn’t a winner or a [Read More]

The Supreme Discipline of Running

The Supreme Discipline of Running

(President Jimmy Carter jogging. Public Domain Photo, courtesy of Wikipedia.) My mom keeps telling me to “walk, don’t run” (which is, by the way, the title of Cary Grant’s very last movie shot in 1966). I love my mom. But what she doesn’t know [Read More]

My 4 Favorite Columnists in American Media

My 4 Favorite Columnists in American Media

(Photo: Peggy Noonan) Here are some my favorite American journalists who rarely fail to amaze me with their wit and erudition, powerful prose, and clarity of thought. Peggy Noonan She writes for the Wall Street Journal. Her Friday columns is a must reading for me. She used [Read More]

Olympic Games and Some Questions

Olympic Games and Some Questions

SI’s senior columnist Frank Deford is one of my favorite writers. Not only he knows sports inside out but he is a terrific writer as well. It’s always a pleasure to read what he thinks on any topic. Deford’s recent column on Olympics again got me thinking [Read More]

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A Cinematic Feast: “Welcome to the Rileys” (2010)

A Cinematic Feast: “Welcome to the Rileys” (2010)

Here is a tiny little film that barely earned $320,000 in total box-office receipts world-wide and screened only in 11 [Read More]

The American (2010) – A Cold Story Served Well Like Chilled Caviar

The American (2010) – A Cold Story Served Well Like Chilled Caviar

THE AMERICAN is a philosophical exercise on what constitutes “The Reality.” Can we tell what’s going on inside a [Read More]

Growing Up with Harold Bloom

Growing Up with Harold Bloom

Going through my library this weekend, I came across an old copy of Harold Bloom’s classic, The Western Canon. [Read More]

Critics in Love

Critics in Love

This blog isn’t wont to dole out dating advice.  Thinking upon my own predicament trying to find romance, [Read More]

The Military and the Meaning of Science

The Military and the Meaning of Science

The other day, I read an article in the New York Times regarding the American military’s turn to renewable [Read More]

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