Apr 08

Rest in Peace: XP is dead . . . right?

XP is going away. Le me be upfront with you. I work in Tech Support for a major company. DAILY. I have people calling in wanting to know what to do about their XP machines. Microsoft is going to stop support of XP today. All they will tell you to do is upgrade, preferably to Windows 8- …

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Apr 07

Musings From the Bench

                You know what I like about baseball? Nothing. And let me tell you why. (Mr. Met,, “Right in the feels.”)   1. The slow pace. Games go on forever with some innings lasting longer than some marriages. The longest recorded game in regulation play was 4 hours …

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Apr 06

Jim Kelly’s courageous fight

If you’re a huge football fan like I am, you know Jim Kelly is no quitter. He’s the only quarterback in NFL history to lead his team to four consecutive Super Bowl’s (1991-1994), despite losing all four games. Kelly needs to call upon all of that courage and never quit attitude for his latest battle. …

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Apr 06

Johnny Manziel headed to Oakland for a pre-draft visit

Johnny Football also known as Johnny Manziel is on his way to Oakland for an over-night visit with the Silver and Black. Manziel reminds me of another NFL quarterback who lacked prototypical size for a signal caller, Jeff Garcia. He is efficient throwing the ball and can freestyle with his feet when a play breaks …

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Apr 06

Game of Thrones: House Lannister, Part 2 The Imp

  We continue our Game of Thrones preview. Today we finish the preview with the second part of the Lannister Clan the Imp and his crew- plus some Q&A with our tour guides. Lets keep in mind that this is not a full breakdown of everything GOT, but more a primer of what has happened and what …

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Apr 06

Game of Thrones: House Lannister, Part 1

We continue our Game of Thrones preview. Today we take a look at the People of Kings Landing that are not members of a House- plus the Houses of Tyrell and Arryn. The next two days we will be covering the Lannister House. Lets keep in mind that this is not a full breakdown of everything GOT, …

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Apr 04

Game of Thrones: Kings Landing

We continue our Game of Thrones preview. Today we take a look at the People of Kings Landing that are not members of a House- plus the Houses of Tyrell and Arryn. The next two days we will be covering the Lannister House. Lets keep in mind that this is not a full breakdown of …

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Apr 04

Game of Thrones: Night’s Watch and Beyond The Wall

We continue our Game of Thrones preview. Today we take a look at the White Walkers and the Nights Watch. Lets keep in mind that this is not a full breakdown of everything GOT, but more a primer of what has happened and what you need to know moving forward. (Example, the whole Drago storyline …

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Apr 04

The Blog About Nothing 4/4 Edition

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What up world? This is EJ and I’m back with another edition of The Blog About Nothing. As I mentioned in last week’s blog, I’ve been in a bit of a weird space. I’ve always been an up and down cat, and I’m not saying this shit asking for a hug or as a cry for help, …

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Apr 03

Game of Thrones: Minor Houses

We continue our Game of Thrones preview. Today we take a look at the Minor Houses of the Freys, Bolton, Greyjoys and Tullys. Lets keep in mind that this is not a full breakdown of everything GOT, but more a primer of what has happened and what you need to know moving forward. (Example, the …

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Apr 03

The Slippery Slope of Paying Student-Athletes

  In the New York Daily News on Friday, March 27, 2009, David Zirin has forwarded the idea that the student-athlete — specifically the collegiate players in March Madness, the NCAA tournament to decide the champion of college basketball — should be given a portion of the vast revenues that these amateur athletes produce through …

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Apr 02

Game of Thrones: House Stark

House Stark (Whats left of it) Bran Stark Bran started off Game of Thrones as the able bodied, trouble making 3rd son of Ned Stark (Lady Catelyn’s 2nd son), until he caught Cersei and Jamie getting it on in the tower. Now disabled, and parentless (Damn Lannisters!) Bran has developed the power of greensight and …

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