Back when I actually maintained this blog at a good rate, I used to do these “Assorted Weekend Thoughts” posts, which basically served as just another example of how lazy I was. When I couldn’t find time or get all my thoughts into one good post, I would mush them into one big post as […]Read more "Assorted Weekend Thoughts Part 2: Back with a Vengeance"
A responsible blogger not only writes interesting, well-thoughtout posts, but they also write posts that are relevant to the times. This includes talking about a topic that has at least been plastered all over ESPN within the week, as well as littering the post with tags and SEO keywords to drive up traffic to the […]Read more "Responsibility. Relevancy. Writing. Reasons. Rubio."
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’m not dead. That’s usually a common phrase I’ve become accustomed to writing on these blogs of mine to reassure those who read it that I’m still here. Sorry. I get into those modes where I don’t have enough time or I half-ass a post (about 3 in the past week) and don’t get around […]Read more "Assorted Weekend Thoughts Part 2"
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?)"