Spoilers Ahead! The Internet is a Selfish Place

Spoilers for Game of Thrones and Avengers: Endgame Reveal How Selfish We Have Become The internet in 2019 is a minefield. No, tiptoeing through Twitter and Facebook will almost certainly not cost you an appendage or your life like a real minefield, but it could certainly ruin your day. If you are one of the [...]

By |2019-04-29T14:03:37+00:00April 29th, 2019|Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Spoilers Ahead! The Internet is a Selfish Place

Semi Ojeleye Is Brad Stevens’ Wild Card Against the Bucks

Will Semi Ojeleye Be an Ace-in-the-Hole or a Joker Against the Bucks Semi Ojeleye (pronounced "SHEH-mee" "O-jih-LAY" in case Marv Albert is wondering) is the biggest wild card in a series of wild cards. Semi, who is built like something you would get when you maxed out the muscle meter in NBA2K's Create-a-Player, is the [...]

By |2019-04-24T13:46:18+00:00April 24th, 2019|NBA, News|Comments Off on Semi Ojeleye Is Brad Stevens’ Wild Card Against the Bucks

Self-Inflicted Comebacks are the Pinnacle of Humanity

Why True Sports Fans Will Always Root for the Self-Inflicted Comeback At its peak, more than 12 percent of America was watching The Masters. Waiting...hoping... praying... that Tiger Woods could win his first Major in 11 years. Making deals with whatever gods (golf or otherwise) that they could, for at least one more time, see [...]

By |2019-04-16T12:12:37+00:00April 16th, 2019|General Sports, Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Self-Inflicted Comebacks are the Pinnacle of Humanity

Inciting Violence and the Loss of Meaning

Inciting Violence is Just the Latest in a Long Line of Phrases That Are Losing Meaning Nazi. Fascist. Holocaust. Hate Speech. Kapo. Fact Check. Apartheid. These are just some of the latest words and phrases that have gained traction over the last several years and are now almost entirely devoid of meaning. You can add, [...]

By |2019-04-14T15:46:49+00:00April 14th, 2019|Antisemitism, Journalism, News, Politics|Comments Off on Inciting Violence and the Loss of Meaning

Quoting is Simple, But Lying Gets More Clicks

Quoting Someone in 2019 is Very Easy, So Why Do People Still Get it Wrong? I recently got into a mini Twitter beef with someone whose Twitter profile says, "Bylines in @TabletMag (Tablet Magazine) and @jdforward (The Forward)" (@wonk0_the_sane). Notice, I am quoting his actual Twitter profile and the exact words he uses in that profile. [...]

By |2019-04-13T12:40:44+00:00April 13th, 2019|Journalism, News|Comments Off on Quoting is Simple, But Lying Gets More Clicks

Sandy Leon is Going Deep!

Or How Sandy Leon Might Pull a "Doug Mirabelli" Back in the early days of the internet, when YouTube did not exist and everyone had an internet friend named "Tom," Red Sox fans were gifted a chance to peer into the supposed day of a Red Sox backup catcher. This "day in the life" tale [...]

By |2019-04-10T16:08:45+00:00April 10th, 2019|Baseball, MLB, News|Comments Off on Sandy Leon is Going Deep!

Bibi Gets Late Push from Beto

Beto O'Rourke's Latest Remarks Might Push Bibi Across the Finish Line For all of the talk and furor over Russia possibly meddling in the United States' 2016 Presidential election, the U.S. has no problem when it comes to sticking its nose into other countries' processes, none more so than when it comes to Israel. Beto [...]

By |2019-04-08T17:56:04+00:00April 8th, 2019|News, Politics|Comments Off on Bibi Gets Late Push from Beto