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Arsenal Review: All Relationships End

Arsenal Review: All Relationships End

Sorry for the delay in getting this out. You’d think having all the time in the world would make cranking blog posts easier.  I swear, I’m gonna get on a schedule one of these days. When news broke over the Fourth of July holiday that Robin van Persie would not sign a new contract with […]

My Favorite TV Episodes: “Intersections in Real Time”

My Favorite TV Episodes: “Intersections in Real Time”

It’s the doldrums of summer.  The Dark Knight Rises premiered this past Friday (Thoughts and prayers with the poor people of Aurora, CO who suffer through the tragedy).  From here on out, summer is not likely to give us any new relevant material.  I may have a piece later on about soccer’s transfer market.  But […]

Happy Nikola Tesla Day!

Happy Nikola Tesla Day!

Today, July 10th, is the 156th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest scientists, inventors, visionaries and/or madmen the world has ever known:  Nikola Tesla.  A Serbian-American who was born in the old Austrian Empire, Tesla studied electrical engineering and focused on studying alternating current.  Doubts persist to this day as to whether […]

When Fiction Attacks!

When Fiction Attacks!

In case I haven’t made this little fact about me clear, I love a good story.  I specially love it when a good story gets to people.  A great tale can be as captivating as the truth – sometimes, more than the truth.  When an idea bores its way into the center of a brain […]

On Professional Athletes & Sports Fans’ Expectations

On Professional Athletes & Sports Fans’ Expectations

Within the last 48 hours, I’ve had two of the biggest names for two of my favorite teams come out and demand a move to a new team.  First, Eric Gordon, the Hornets’ All-Star shooting guard, found a team willing to pay him the maximum amount of money he can get – in this case, […]

An Addendum: On the Mass Effect 3 “Extended Cut”

An Addendum: On the Mass Effect 3 “Extended Cut”

I think I’ve said enough about Mass Effect 3 in this piece right here.  Go back and read it if you wish.  But I couldn’t let the chance to speak a bit on the just-released “Extended Cut” DLC that Bioware just put out. I’m guessing Bioware did not expect the backlash that the ending of […]