The Oakland Raiders’ 2016 season just feels like a dream. Like, all of a sudden, the black cloud that’s been hovering over the Raiders has been finally lifted, and it’s all rainbows and butterflies and Marquette King dancing gifs. Being a Raider fan has been tough, and you don’t need to be Stephen A. Smith […]Read more "The Anatomy of a 2016 Raider Fan"
Oh I know, the Raiders are on Monday Night Football for the first time in years, and the Warriors are on a 30 assist/50% from the field streak for the first time since those 90’s Bulls, and the Sharks are middling. But… I wanna talk about Lew Wolff. But really I want to talk about […]Read more "I wanna talk about Lew Wolff"
This game is very high-stakes for me: – If the Seahawks win, that means the Patriots have lost and Niner fans are sad. – If the Patriots win, that means the Patriots have yet another championship (with an asterisk) and Niner fans are happy. I NEED THE SEAHAWKS TO WIN. In the meantime, while you’re […]Read more "Happy SuperBowl Sunday!"
I started writing this post early yesterday morning thinking I would write about the new Raider coach only. Then, the Niners decided to promote defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to fill their head coaching vacancy, and I couldn’t resist using this opportunity to be a major troll. A couple of weeks ago, the news was […]Read more "JACK DEL RIO!!! Jim Tomsula?"
Being an Oakland Raider fan means you must hold these truths to be self-evident: That you must be prepared to defend yourself in the presence of all non-Raider fans, as they will always feel compelled to talk shit about the Raiders (henceforth referred to as “your team”) regardless of the context; That your team will […]Read more "“The Root of Suffering is Attachment”: An Oakland Raiders rant"
“I don’t understand it. It’s fake. It’s fake football. It’s not real. You don’t really own the team. Why do you get so into it? It’s stupid.” – says one of my girlfriends to her boyfriend about his fantasy football obsession to me about my fantasy football obsession The year was 2006. By this point, […]Read more "The Reality of Fantasy Football (aka Why I Might Have Early-Stage Dementia)"
The World of Fantasy Sports is the greatest invention ever to those who participate. To those on the outside looking in, it seems like a moronic, meaningless, waste of time. Well, consider me one of those morons who waste meaningless time. Time is of the essence? What does that mean? Speak English, please. Wasting time […]Read more "The Ultimate Fantasy Sports Quandary"