I talk a lot of shit. I know. And ever since I became a hardcore NHL fan (within the last 3 years or so), I’ve noticed a direct correlation in my decrease in love for the NBA. It’s certainly possible to love both equally, and I think I can grow to love the NBA again, […]Read more "How I Cope With Being A Warrior Fan"
Up. Down. Up. Down. Those were pretty much my emotions over the last few days in the sports world. Allow me to illustrate. Friday: UP I got home from my first full week at a new job, and all I wanted to do was drink a glass of red wine, kick off my shoes, plop […]Read more "Assorted Weekend Thoughts Volume Tres"
I wrote an ethnography on the crazed (if not, at times, delusional) psyche and behavior of Golden State Warrior fans during their 2007 playoff run in college a couple of years ago. It was one of the most bizarre research projects I’d ever embarked upon because I had to force myself to assume the role […]Read more "A Little Story About Fandom (Fanaticism?)"