Some contextual thoughts on driving down the I-35 corridor

I grew up in New York City; until I did Teach for America down in Houston in 2003 (the year I graduated from college, also on the east coast), I had basically never left the I-95 corridor. I-95 is its own… Continue Reading

Are the current Oklahoma City Thunder of KD and Russell Westbrook going to suffer the same fate as the early 2000s Kings of Chris Webber and Mike Bibby?

Let’s start with a couple of basics: from the 2000-01 NBA season through the 2004-05 season, the Sacramento Kings won 50 games every year. They never won an NBA title — 2002 was the closest year, and quite honestly, Tim Donaghy… Continue Reading

What exactly is happening with Oklahoma City Thunder fans and half-court shots?

I normally try not to do two sports posts within a few of each other, because I like to keep this here blog diverse, but this is almost too good to pass up. Last night, at the Thunder-Clippers game, a… Continue Reading

This will be a big week for Alex Jones, probably

Seeing as how the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination is this Friday, and JFK’s assassination represents the primary conspiracy theory in American history, one would think this is going to be a big week for Mr. Alex Jones, ostensibly the… Continue Reading