With college athletes now allowed to make money off their name, image and likeness (N.I.L.), more money is flowing in. For college football, money matters more than anything. Oh, wait. You thought I was going to say tradition? You’re adorable! … Continue reading Mix & Match Monday: If Amateurism is Dead, Might as Well Put Tradition Out of Its Misery
It’s been known for a while that the National Hockey League was getting a new team in the Seattle Kraken for the 2020-21 season. After the remainder of the 2019-20 season and the 2020-21 season were both impacted by the … Continue reading Mix & Match Monday: Release the Kraken!
I think in last week’s post, I made the comment that there was nothing good on Netflix right now. It turns out I was wrong. Bo Burnham’s new special “Inside” was highly-recommended by friends, co-workers and the podcasts I listen … Continue reading Mix & Match Monday: “But Look, I Made You Some Content”
There is a lot that can be said about the 2021 NHL season. For the Stanley Cup Playoffs, it hasn’t been dull. This season, four different divisions were created, with all seven teams in Canada in one due to COVID-19 … Continue reading Mix & Match Monday: Is this How A Team From Canada Finally Wins a Stanley Cup?
Well, I broke a rule I set for myself. I missed doing a blog post last Monday. It was part laziness and the other part exhaustion from a different work schedule. It was also the day of my birthday, so … Continue reading Mix & Match Monday: Woops! Forgot Last Week
The unofficial start to summer is here and for most of the holiday weekend in Ohio, it has not felt that way. After it felt like summer most of the previous week, a cold front had temperatures in the 50s … Continue reading Mix & Match Monday: Start to Summer?
Introducing “Mix & Match Monday”: random observations and a look ahead at the week coming up because you never know what’s gonna blindside us these days. Well, it is the week before Memorial Day weekend. When I was a kid, … Continue reading Mix & Match Monday: Maybe This Will Catch On?
It’s weird how “Veep” was a fictional portrayal of politics in Washington D.C. and after 2016 in the real political world, it seemed to become more of a documentary, but that’s not what this post is about. Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Selina … Continue reading “Veep’s” Uncle Jeff: Icing on the Insult Cake
If you were lucky enough to be a senior in high school when a film like The Breakfast Club or American Pie came out, it’s a special moment. Each speaks to that specific era of high schoolers. It’s the one … Continue reading “Booksmart” Reminds Me How Long It’s Been Since “Superbad” Became my “Coming-of-Age” Movie
John Mulaney might be the best standup, writer and actor I’ve stumbled upon in the last five years. I first saw Mulaney in his standup special New in Town and then went back and heard his “Salt and Pepper Diner” … Continue reading Just How Many John Mulaney “SNL” Sketches Got Rejected?