This originally appeared on I Hate JJ Redick on February 3, 2012 “What RZA put together let no man tear asunder.” I would argue the Wu-Tang Clan the most influential hip-hop collective outside of possibly Run-DMC. It’s more than just music, chess, and karate flicks. It’s a way of life and almost a religion. For proof, lookContinue reading “From the Vault: The Wu-Tang Paradox”
With his sophomore disc, Ghostface Killah threw the Clan on his back and reached his apotheosis “Walk with me like Dorothy” It was over.
The first newsletter of 2020 is here!
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.”
My sixth-annual best of the year edition of the top books I was lucky enough to read in 2019.
Is it really going to be 2020?
For the first time in my career, I was failing.
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.