10 Reasons Why Watching NFL Games at Home is Better Than at the Stadium

Sep 09

10 Reasons Why Watching NFL Games at Home is Better Than at the Stadium

While NFL blackout rules can certainly ruin a football fan’s afternoon at home, it’s still tough to argue that a day in the hot sun with bad seats is better than staying on the couch, with your beer-fetching dog (not code for your wife, btw). So I decided to make a list of all the reasons why watching NFL games at home is much...

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Best World War II Movies of All Time: Mock Draft

May 28

Best World War II Movies of All Time: Mock Draft

Memorial Day is upon us once again, and we’re all asked to reflect and honor all of the fallen American soldiers that have died in wars. Outside of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars in recent decades, my generation really doesn’t have much exposure to the World Wars, Korea or Vietnam – outside of the movies. But we all know World War II,...

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Top 5 SNL Athletes Skits

May 07

Top 5 SNL Athletes Skits

When athletes host Saturday Night Live, they generally get great ratings. This happens for a couple reasons: 1. Fans love athletes and they love when they make the transition to sketch comedy well. 2. Athletes are generally not good at anything but being athletic, so when they bomb, it’s a sight to see. Strangely, it’s much more common...

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Time to Recognize Influence of Beastie Boys, MCA

May 05

Time to Recognize Influence of Beastie Boys, MCA

In 1986, my freshman year in high school, a friend let me borrow a copied cassette tape. When I got home and threw it in my tape player, I was introduced to the Beastie Boys, “Licensed to Ill.” A middle class white kid from the suburbs had a hip hop group to grab hold of. The Beastie Boys brought rock and rap together like no group had...

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Best Classic Rock Albums of All Time: Mock Draft

Apr 14

Best Classic Rock Albums of All Time: Mock Draft

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted Donovan, The Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Guns N’ Roses (Why is the apostrophe on the “N” like that?), along with several people you haven’t heard of, in 2012. There are very few current bands I would consider “rock bands,” like Foo Fighters, Chili Peppers, Jack White, and maybe...

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Saturday Morning Cartoons

Feb 02

Saturday Morning Cartoons

I’m 40 years old, which means that my formative years (from 6-15 years old) were in the perfect Saturday Morning Cartoons time period of 1977-86. Five years earlier (1971) and there would have been way fewer cartoons available to watch on Saturday (there wasn’t even any electric back then!) And five later (1991), after the cable...

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