I Don’t Follow Sports So I Watched ESPN for a Week

I have a handful of pop culture blindspots: theatre, comic books, video games, and sports. Ah, SPORTS! I mean, listen: I can rattle off the names of every player on the 1997 University of Arizona Wildcat Championship team (and what NBA team they ended up on), I can recognize and… [Read More]

Black Coffee: My Mornings with ESPN’s ‘First Take’

No matter how many hours of sleep I get, waking up for work in the morning is never easy. A hot shower and breakfast helps, but even after I get to the office, I take the streets’ advice in never forgetting where I came from: my fucking bed! It’s rough,… [Read More]

Just How Stupid Are the ESPYs?

The idea of an award show for sports doesn’t seem altogether like a stupid idea, both from an entertainment and business standpoint. Award shows get more viewers than ever, and fans, always eager for an opportunity to argue and compare, have yet another outlet in which to judge world class… [Read More]

NFL Playoffs, Golden Globes, Downton, Girls: I Watched 11 Straight Hours of TV Yesterday

Yo, yesterday was a crazy day of TV. At 10:56pm the Golden Globes gave out its final award, Best Picture, to 12 Years a Slave, a great movie that I haven’t seen yet because my family didn’t want to watch something so heavy during the holidays. Like the movie itself,… [Read More]