There's a Catch: May 2009
Fanatic sports ravings of the easily infuriated. Tuesday, May 26, 2009. NBA Flow and more. Who's more qualified to talk about flow than a PhD student working on shallow-water modeling? Well I'm glad you asked. Moving on to other topics, I've blasted Jay Mariotti a little bit before, but I couldn't let this gem (from Around the Horn today) slide: "Here's the disparity, 58-40 rebounding, Denver all over the boards led by "Birdman" Anderson, in my opinion the best player on the court ." Really Jay? Beyond t...
Panchobásquet: Mil disculpas pero...
Sábado, 8 de marzo de 2008. La informática nos jugó una mala pasada y lamentamos no haber podido actualizar con mayor prontitud el Blog. Fue tal el desquicio de nuestra PC que resultó imposible subir a tiempo los artículos de redacción y peor aún directamente no pudimos acceder a nuestro Archivo de Fotos y menos procesar las nuevas que logramos en las últimas horas. Se preguntarán si no podemos o podíamos hacerlo en un Cyber, o con la notebook en algún bar con WiFi y les contesto que en parte sí. Y bue A...
Explorations: October 2010
Wednesday, October 6, 2010. Living and Dying in 4/4 Time. Some people believe in life after death. I believe in death after life."- Grandmaster Anatoly Lein. Genius is pain."- John Lennon. People say I'm crazy doing what I'm doing.I'm just watching the wheels go round and round"- John Lennon, "Watching the Wheels". Why should the Pistons care about destroying a man's career and pushing him over the brink? There is no such thing as "trying" to help someone; as Yoda said to Luke Skywalker, "Do, or do not&#...
Explorations: Don McLean Reflects on Iconic "American Pie" Song
Friday, May 8, 2015. Don McLean Reflects on Iconic "American Pie" Song. People have tried to parse the lyrics word by word to figure out exactly what each line meant and for many years McLean refused to offer any explanations. That changed, at least a bit, when McLean recently sold the original 16 page working manuscript of the lyrics for $1.2 million at auction. McLean told Rolling Stone. Here is what McLean wrote on February 13, 2015 in the Christie's auction catalog:. McLean recalled. "Nobody care...
Explorations: How European Myths Fuel Modern Islamic Antisemitism
Thursday, March 12, 2015. How European Myths Fuel Modern Islamic Antisemitism. Last year, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks discussed the emergence of a new antisemitism that is spreading across Europe within living memory of the Holocaust. European antisemitism is not merely confined to the borders of Europe. In a recent article titled The Return of Anti-Semitism. Rabbi Sacks noted how "two classic myths imported from Europe" fuel modern Islamic antisemitism:. Of course not. We will never love themThey are enemi...
NIKE iD Basketball Schuhe | HoopNation
NIKE iD Basketball Schuhe. Jeder kennt die Basketball Schuhe von Nike. Aber nur nach einem USA Besuch sind auch Farben zu haben, die in Deutschland leider nicht verkauft werden. Doch jeder will irgendwie einen Basketballschuh haben, der nicht so leicht zu haben ist oder zu seinen Mannschaftsfarben passt. Derzeit sind vorallem der Zoom LeBron, Max 360, Max 180, Nike Kobe, Air Flight , Nike Elite, Air Max und Shox Basketball Schuh gefragt. Endlich gibt es nun auch in Deutschland NIKE ID. Fuer die Leser von...
Explorations: Garry Kasparov Lambastes West's "Weak" Response to Vladimir Putin's Tyranny
Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Garry Kasparov Lambastes West's "Weak" Response to Vladimir Putin's Tyranny. In a December 2014 Reason.com interview. Former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov did not mince words when asked to assess the West's policies concerning Russian dictator Vladimir Putin:. Why do you say publicly that you will not do that? This problem predates President Obama, though. Kasparov is equally unimpressed by Bill Clinton's administration:. Harry Truman was a strong President, as was Ronald R...
Best Ever Sports Talk: Brenda Warner's Inspiring Message to Kurt Warner
Best Ever Sports Talk. What sports talk should be: No fluff, no rumors, no nonsense- just the best sports analysis and commentary. Thursday, July 5, 2012. Brenda Warner's Inspiring Message to Kurt Warner. During a rough patch late in Warner's NFL career, Brenda wrote Kurt a letter in Zach's voice. The Warners shared the text of that letter with "A Football Life":. Remember me when you want to give up. Remember me when you think life is hard. Remember my life is. Remember me.slow down. Will the Supersized...
Best Ever Sports Talk: Garry Kasparov Plans Many Moves Ahead, On and Off of the Chess Board
Best Ever Sports Talk. What sports talk should be: No fluff, no rumors, no nonsense- just the best sports analysis and commentary. Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Garry Kasparov Plans Many Moves Ahead, On and Off of the Chess Board. Article What is Garry Kasparov's Next Move? Discusses Kasparov's perspectives on international politics, Magnus Carlsen's victory in the World Chess Championship. Kasparov’s animus toward Putin led me to ask the philosophical question "Do you believe in evil? Yes," he replies, ...
Explorations: Music, the Universal Language
Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Music, the Universal Language. Fans of particular music genres offer take a jaundiced- if not outright disparaging- view of other musical genres. How can one like both classical music and rap or be a fan of both country and soul? Musicians, though, have a much broader and more enlightened view: good music is good music, no matter what it is called and no matter who is composing, singing, playing or performing it. Posted by David Friedman @ 10:20 PM. Links to this post:. In che...