Yo, Internet. I just got back from a trip to Texas with my family, visiting my bro to celebrate him getting his wings. (Shoutout.) It was my first time in the state. Some thoughts from your correspondent: The University of Texas seems like a cool place to go to school. You get to chill in [...]
Archive for April 2007
Hey readaz. G and I were talking this weekend, and we noted that we’re in two of the least-respected professions in America. It seems 38% of respondents to a Gallup poll rated lawyers as a low or very-low respected profession, while the same survey in 2004 found only 16% of people rated newspaper reporters as [...]
It ended too soon, but they still exceeded expectations. Good jorb, Pens. See you this fall.
I just read this phat piece by Jonathan Freedland of The Guardian and found myself nodding a “Hell yeah” in agreement. Freedland really nailed the problem with comment sections on blogs, news articles and nearly everywhere else online, and I’m in full agreement that a set of orderly online debate rules would be nice. I [...]
Hey readaz. I went through a series of feelings on Iran’s catch and release of the British sailors in the Persian Gulf in the past month. At first, I wondered how Iran, which has displayed no shortage of savvy in taking advantage of its shifting regional reality, could be so unaware as to play directly [...]
Back again, readaz. I’m in Pittsburgh for Easter, and definitely feeling good about the Penguins’ chances this NHL playoff season. Tonight’s the regular season finale against the Rangers, so as my friends and I get together to watch, I’ll be watching the following in particular: Marc-André Fleury – a few months ago, I regarded him [...]
Hey readaz, Here it is, the new site. Time to get this thing rolling. Your ace, Pat