I’m stoked that Halloween is on a Saturday this year.
I have a drafts folder full of notes and ideas and topics I think I may want to write about one day. One of them was about YouTube Red and the increasing commercialization of the online world. It was called “The Death of the Internet.” I never wrote it, but that doesn’t mean it’s notContinue reading “Grantland, The Dissolve, and the Downfall of the Internet”
Welcome back to the latest edition of Flashback Friday Flop, a weekly feature in which I examine a hip-hop album from years ago that was considered a flop, either critically or commercially or both, when it was released and see if it has gotten better – or worse – over time. This week: Ja Rule’sContinue reading “Flashback Friday Flop: “Blood in My Eye””
It was a busy month. I had a few late nights in the office and weekends full of fun stuff like Cape May, pumpkin patches, and digging out from under piles of leaves and acorns, so reading sadly took a backseat. Hopefully as the weather gets colder, I’ll have more time to rip through aContinue reading “The Pierznik Monthly Volume 19 (October 2015)”
I never want to be an asshole, but I often say things that immediately make me an asshole. I’m sorry. Continue reading… Christopher Pierznik is the author of eight books, all of which can be purchased in paperback and Kindle. His work has appeared on XXL, Cuepoint, Business Insider, The Cauldron, and many more. He hasContinue reading “My Words are Weapons”
What began as a simple roundtable discussion with some up and coming rappers quickly turned into a cypher.
I feel like I’ve always fallen outside of the mainstream. Even as a child, I knew that many of my tastes were not in line with the majority. Often, my opinion is the unpopular one.
The Philadelphia Eagles have never won a championship in the Super Bowl era. In fact, they’ve only ever made it to the Super Bowl twice, in 1980 and 2004. I was born in 1980, so I don’t remember that team (although I’ve seen plenty of highlights) but the 2004 team is one of my favoriteContinue reading “2004 Philadelphia Eagles Highlights”
I’m going into Manhattan for a close friend’s birthday party tomorrow night. I’ve lived here for over a year and I’m only a half-hour train ride from Penn Station, but I still have only gone into NYC a handful of times. It’s weird.
Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway was a prototype for the NBA superstar of the ’90s. He was a combination of Magic – a tall point guard with vision who could handle the rock – and Michael – he could drive the lane and throw it down over you.