Going into Saturday’s Christmas Eve game versus the Colts, I’d been basking in the gloriousness of a playoff berth — the first one in 14 years. It’s been tough being a Raider fan, to say the least, but I’ve never once called myself a fan of any other team.* *Save for the Green Bay Packers, […]Read more "2016 is Hopeless"
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?"
I am in the middle of studying for one of the biggest tests of my life, and I currently don’t really care. Ok, that’s not true. Obviously, I care a lot. Too much probably. I have locked myself in my apartment for the past 2 days all the while turning down numerous opportunities to liven […]Read more "Assorted Weekend Thoughts “Studying Sucks” Session"
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"