On Christmas day, The New York Times published an editorial in which it asked some of its sportswriters who the NBA’s best player of the decade was and the nod went to Stephen Curry. While the Times conceded the only other possibility was LeBron James, Curry won “in a landslide.”
Is it really going to be 2020?
For the first time in my career, I was failing.
The latest iteration of my newsletter includes thoughts on The Office, Thanksgiving, some heavy stuff I wrote about, and of course, the latest books I encountered.
Of all the hand-wringing about our current state of politics, a major complaint is that today’s voters choose personality and attitude over policy and ability. However, students of history know that this has been the case for centuries in America, almost from its inception.
It’s after 1 a.m. on a Saturday night/Sunday morning and while I’m ostensibly doing work for a class I’m taking, I can’t stop thinking about a phone call I received today. The bottle of wine I just finished is helping with the deep reflection, just FYI.
“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” — Emily Brontë As a parent and homeowner, it can be difficult to not become a slave to tasks.
The latest iteration of my newsletter includes my recent experience with Hallmark Christmas movies, changing a one-year-old, having to pay a deposit to use a shopping cart, and of course, the latest books I encountered.
In most cases, progress and evolution happen slowly, over a period of time marked by small, incremental changes. Occasionally, however, a seismic shift occurs and a culture transforms overnight. That is what happened in 1986 when a young man with a voice that sounded like it was from outer space came in the door andContinue reading ““On Writing” for the Hip-Hop Culture: Rakim’s “Sweat the Technique” Reviewed”
What genre of films do the Coen brothers make?