Monthly Archives: November 2005
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Have you ever been a couple days in with a few days still to go on something that turned out to not be quite as funny as you thought it would be? Yeah, me too. Maybe it’s because I’ve done the two boring sports — baseball and American football — that I don’t really like. [...]
My uncle posted pictures of a toy racecar that he’s trying to identify. Do any of you know anything about this car?
Inspired by Cheers’ “Woody,” we took a brief look at who would be the top dog in the NFL if matches were decided only by team name. I think the results were pretty convincing. How well might the same reasoning be applied to Major League Baseball? Again, initial seeding was done alphabetically. I also had [...]
Remember that episode of “Cheers” where Woody was betting on the NFL pool? He picked 12 of 12 games one week and decided to put $1,000 on his picks for the next week. His method: decide who should win by looking at the team names. If Chicago was playing Miami, you know pretty well that [...]
OK, so it’s the day before Thanksgiving and you’re scrambling for a quick and easy way to put a turkey together. Look somewhere else. I don’t do that sort of thing. I smoke turkeys. They take upwards of ten hours to prepare. That said, it’s late and I have to get up in a little [...]
The NBA‘s 2006 All-Star ballots (which are freakin’ impossible to link to, so you’re on your own to find them on the NBA site) are out. Here’s my ballot: West Forwards: Elton Brand and Tim Duncan Sorry, KG. Elton and the Clippers are having a great year, and your team kind of sucks. Good thing [...]