In those core four American sports—your football, your baseball, your basketball, your hockey—I have never been around to watch one that the world would later refer to as the Greatest of All-Time. I was too young for Jordan and Gretzky by a few years, and Aaron, Montana, and Young by many, many more. The closest I’ve […]Read more "A Tribute, to the Olympics: The Swansong of the Greatest of All Time"
There’s a lot of advice floating around for would-be writers, ranging from the omnipresent (read always, write always) to the niche (write at this time of day, always write this many words per day, etc.), but the two best pieces I’ve ever received both dealt with what is probably the hardest of all moments to […]Read more "A Tribute, to the Redemptive Science-Fiction of Person of Interest"
I’m not a fan of binge-watching. In my mind, television, like every serialized medium, is best when experienced week-by-week—the anticipation building with every cliffhanger and every inexorable countdown to the next episode, all that tension to be released in one euphoric rush before the cycle begins again. In comparison, blasting through a season in one dazed weekend […]Read more "A Tribute, to the Wild, Wonderful Weirdness of Gravity Falls"