Tag Archives: NY Times

How Much Do You Know About Flash Events and Flash Mobs?

A friend sent me a link last night that had me lost for a chunk of time … looking at flash events (like the Philadelphia Opera Company’s offerings of Random Acts of Culture), and flash mobs (similar but more spontaneous … Continue reading

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Uh Oh …

Just after I renew our season tickets for the Breakers … and buy 5 play-off tickets … I read (on BigSoccer) that Hope Solo is doing some over-the-top tweeting (not that surprising given Hope’s track record vis-a-vis getting her foot … Continue reading

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Items of Interest

ChristopherCornblog sent me a fascinating link about a publisher (Concord Free Press) that will give you a book for donating to a charitable cause.  So far so good … as they report that “Our readers around the world report more … Continue reading

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Congratulations are Due …

… to RPE for: Finishing her thesis; and Sitting atop our men’s bracket! Oh yeah, and congratulations to West Virginia for upsetting John Calipari’s Wildcats … and to Baylor (for totally screwing up my bracket on the women’s side).  Ah … Continue reading

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Louisville Does It – Breakers Don't

Amazing game last night as the Louisville Cardinels took it to Oklahoma and are moving on to the national championship game.  Angel McCoughtry came back after a dismal first half and scored 14 of her 18 points in the second … Continue reading

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Wow! Look Who's Number 1!!

I’m not talking about JordanCornblog being # 1 in the men’s bracket this morning.  While that’s true, to point it out would be unseemly. No, I am talking about Cynthia who is perfect on the women’s side and ranks among … Continue reading

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Brackets, Ignoring the GOP, and A Modest Proposal for Those AIG Bonus Folks … Happy Tuesday

So have you made your picks yet?  Sign up here for the men’s bracket and here for the women’s.  Click the link and then click “Join this group.”  You need to be logged in to your NY Times account for … Continue reading

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Brackets, AIG, Monday Meanderings

The Men’s bracket is up and some folks (you know who you are) have already made their picks.  The women’s bracket will be finalized this evening.  Then we have a couple of days to get everything set before the games … Continue reading

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Breaks My Heart

First off, you have to watch this video and sign the petition.  It addresses the sad and dangerous fact that “on December 19, 2008, Ken Starr and the Prop 8 Legal Defense Fund filed legal briefs defending the constitutionality of … Continue reading

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Eagle-Soaring Sunday

Today’s the day that the Philadelphia Eagles take their next step toward their first Superbowl win! How’s them apples?  Cocky, eh?  Well, as I see it the Eagles are poised to join the Phillies with a championship … and Philly … Continue reading

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