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We Need A New Apocalypse

We Need A New Apocalypse

A quick sidebar on Revolution, the new NBC show that premiered Monday night and that caused this thought process to start.  The name to keep in mind is not JJ Abrams, whom the ads during the Olympic Games touted.  It’s not even Jon Favreau, who directed the pilot and executive produces.  Revolution will sink or […]

My Favorite Episodes: “Hands”

My Favorite Episodes: “Hands”

I’ll be the first to admit that there are instances when Sons of Anarchy feels overwrought and ham-fisted; when it overshoots the target it sets for itself and devolves into soap-opera theatrics.  Jax’s decision to forego Abel in Ireland and how that turned out in Season 3 is an example.  Juice’s father issues from last […]

2012 NFL Season Predictions, Primer & Pretty Pictures

2012 NFL Season Predictions, Primer & Pretty Pictures

I must admit: last season I didn’t really give you much in terms of an NFL primer.  And lo and behold if my prediction powers failed tremendously. (I had Peyton Manning winning the MVP after making a miraculous comeback to the Colts!).  So let me make up for that by shifting the format a bit […]

Postscript on “The Nine Issues Arsenal Must Solve This Summer”

Postscript on “The Nine Issues Arsenal Must Solve This Summer”

Back when the previous season ended, I wrote a post on the various issues that Arsenal had to solve in order to improve for the next season. (Read it here if you are interested in a refresher).  Now that the new season has started and the transfer window has finally closed, I figure it’s time […]

The Hurricane Isaac Aftermath Blog

The Hurricane Isaac Aftermath Blog

  So, since you’re reading this, we can safely assume that I made it through Hurricane Isaac unscathed and that power was finally restored by Entergy.  Honestly, you see that new TV show “Revolution” that NBC pimped through the Olympic Games? I’m more willing to believe today that if we lost electricity for good that […]