Idiots on (Straight Pride) Parade

The Straight Pride Parade Brought Out the Dumbest of the Dumb The Straight Pride Parade occurred this past weekend in Boston. If you did not know the Straight Pride Parade was a thing, you are in the majority. At one point--roughly an hour or so into the affair--20 people were present and a handful of [...]

By |2019-09-04T19:24:08+00:00September 4th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Idiots on (Straight Pride) Parade

Dave Chappelle: Sticks and Stones and Killing Them Loudly

How the Dave Chappelle Sticks and Stones Special Kills the Critics Before theĀ Chappelle Show skyrocketed him to the top tier of comedians, and just after the cult classic Half Baked made everybody yearn for a friend like Abba-Zaba, Dave Chappelle was Killin' Them Softly. The uproariously funny set featured completely inappropriate jokes: an imitation of [...]

By |2019-08-30T09:28:51+00:00August 30th, 2019|Comedy, Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Dave Chappelle: Sticks and Stones and Killing Them Loudly

The Death of Research in the Internet Age

How More Information Leads to the Death of Research There is simply too much information. It is all available in the pocket of our hands. Just a couple of strokes on the keyboard or a few taps on the phone and, boom, you have the answer to any question on your mind. But this comes [...]

By |2019-08-10T09:02:29+00:00August 10th, 2019|Journalism, Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on The Death of Research in the Internet Age

Sport Injuries are Painful… And Worthwhile

There is Nothing Like Sport Injuries to Set Your Mind Right Sport injuries suck. Pull a hamstring? Learn a new way to walk for a couple of weeks. Sprain an ankle? Never get back to 100%... EVER! Snap a bone in your arm, lacerate your face to the tune of 20 stitches, tear a ligament. [...]

By |2019-07-27T14:34:52+00:00July 27th, 2019|General Sports, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Sport Injuries are Painful… And Worthwhile

Athletic Competition and the End of Prejudice

True Competitors, True Athletes Know Athletic Competition Erases all Prejudice Every so often I wade into the online battlefield of Twitter and find myself under fire against charges of racism, sexism, and transphobia. I think Colin Kaepernick was a middling quarterback and is either a woefully ignorant person or a devious hack who holds hypocritical [...]

By |2019-07-20T10:08:34+00:00July 20th, 2019|Antisemitism, General Sports, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on Athletic Competition and the End of Prejudice

Liberal Arts Students are Abandoning the Liberal Arts

NESCAC Students No Longer Care for the Liberal Arts and it Shows First, it was the appalling "Common Language Guide" from Amherst College. That was followed by Trinity College's Student Government Association denying the application of "The Churchill Club." Now the students representing the dreaded Purple Cows of Williams College think it best to reject [...]

By |2019-05-03T09:33:38+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Antisemitism, Journalism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on Liberal Arts Students are Abandoning the Liberal Arts

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

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

Tim Thomas & Braden Holtby vs. The White House; A Litmus Test for 2019

Is There a Difference Between Tim Thomas Boycotting the White House in 2012 and Braden Holtby Doing the Same in 2019? Tim Thomas' 2011 season is arguably the best single-season by a goalie in hockey history: he won the Vezina Trophy for season's best goalie, the Conn Smythe for playoffs MVP, and back-stopped the Boston [...]

By |2019-03-24T02:19:43+00:00March 23rd, 2019|General Sports, Lifestyle, NHL, Politics|Comments Off on Tim Thomas & Braden Holtby vs. The White House; A Litmus Test for 2019