Where is the USA pride?

As most of the world knows, Spain was crowned the UEFA Euro 2012 champion. This makes them the first team to win 3 major soccer championships in a row: the 2008 Euro, 2010… Continue reading

The Health Care ruling isn’t really about Health Care

Unless it delays until next term (which I’m secretly rooting for), tomorrow at 10 a.m. Eastern Time the U.S. Supreme Court is going to announce its ruling on the Affordable Care Act (colloquially… Continue reading

Dismantling Romney’s Education policy: I apologize for cursing

Read this Guardian article because it is better written than this post. It’s been a couple weeks since the Romney campaign unveiled it’s education reform plan (I say the Romney campaign because I… Continue reading

Why the Sonics need to come back to Seattle.

EDIT: I know Grantland has covered this topic pretty extensively but being that I am actually here to witness, I decided to go ahead and write my own on the subject. In other… Continue reading

Embracing my love of pop music (ft Fun., Taylor, Carly Rae, and the Biebs)

If there’s one thing I’m unqualified to write about, it’s music. So if you weren’t taking everything I write with a grain of salt already, please begin now. I’m also going to be… Continue reading

Chuck Klosterman and the problem with voices

I saw Chuck Klosterman speak at the Union Square Barnes and Noble tonight. This post will sort of be about that. My reader/author relationship with Klosterman is interesting (well, to me at least).… Continue reading

Yes, I wrote 1000 words about the “Friends” marathons on Nick at Nite

So Nick at Nite runs marathons of “Friends” every weekday night starting at 8 p.m. They’re great. I love Friends. They make the nights fly by. But what’s crazy to me, is these… Continue reading

Becoming a fan when it’s psychologically convenient

While I’ve been living alone in Manhattan, two leagues have had their playoffs: the NHL and the NBA. I didn’t really follow either of the leagues during their respective seasons (I can’t tell… Continue reading

Local news when it isn’t local [I’m probably over thinking this]

Maybe it’s just me, but anytime I watch the “local” news somewhere that isn’t Rochester, NY, it seems fake. It’s as if the stories are made up, the sets are cheap, and the… Continue reading

“Parks and Rec” vs. “Community” [the devolution of TV comedies]

There are only two shows of which I’ve watched every episode from the very beginning – I have been with “Parks and Rec” and “Community” since the pilot of each aired. The two… Continue reading