#Takes

Monday afternoon now and I'm just sitting down and I come across the news that the Patriots have traded Jamie Collins. Just yesterday, my brother said to me, "I'd keep [Donte] Hightower before I kept Jamie Collins." I agreed. Hightower is incredible in the middle. He's bringing the entire position back. He's smart and he's …

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Missed one yesterday

I even had a title for the hours missed, I swear. When it got to around 2:30 EST, I figured I could title it "lunch time in Chicago," when it became a little bit darker, it was, "Lunch time in L.A." then it became Hawaii and my attitude was "eff it." On Wednesday night, I …

Apropos of Nada

On the Barstool Sports network of podcasts, there is a podcast called The Podfather, which is three of their staff writers, who have children discussing what I think to be an under-represented form of media: fatherhood. Don't get me wrong. Dads get their say. Plenty of fathers have written, blogged, been recorded talking about being …

Writers and Excuses

I'm sitting here in front of my computer just browsing around sites that I visit frequently, if not daily: NY Times, NY Mag, Atlantic, ESPN, et al. Just this morning, I was linked to an article about the 70 greatest pop culture conspiracy theories. You know, Elvis isn't dead, Stevie Wonder isn't blind, Paul McCartney …