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Hockey

I just watched what was not only the first hockey game I’ve ever seen, but my first ever live and in-person hockey game.

Obviously I have nothing to say about it and I don’t know why I even brought it up.

That’s not true. Having seen one complete semi-professional hockey game, I now feel qualified to have strong opinions about the whole sport. Continue reading “Hockey”

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An Incompetent Guide to Football

In a very special Sunday edition of my usual Monday post I am pleased to present:

Football for the Uninformed

As someone who doesn’t understand football, I feel it is my duty to explain the sport to those who know even less than I do.

In modern football, two teams of approximately fifty players each stand on the field. Each player has a different position. There’s a quaterback, a receiver, a halfback, a quarterafter, a fullback, a moneyback, a sexyback, a nickleback, and a blindside. None of the other positions have names, since their job is to just mill around the field until someone gets tackled and then jump on the pile to create an adequate dog-pile. Continue reading “An Incompetent Guide to Football”

Running

People who are into running are always REALLY into running. When’s the last time you said to someone, “Oh, I didn’t know you ran.”? I’m guessing never. Because people who run can’t stop talking about it. If there’s a lull in the conversation, they bring it up. They post about it on facebook all the time. All their family and holiday photos appear to be at finish lines. Continue reading “Running”

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