SportsChump Summer Concert Series, Part IV: The Beatles at Shea Stadium (thanks to Ron Howard)

“You say you want a revolution.  Well, you know.  We all want to change the world.” The Beatles, 1968 My mom tells the story of the night she did NOT go to see the Beatles at Shea Stadium.  It was Continue reading

The SportsChump Summer Concert Series, Part II: The Remembrance Files

It’s summertime and there’s really not all that much to talk about.  Nobody gives a shit about baseball.  A guy knifing his own jersey is the biggest story of the season.  The Olympics are approaching but the USA Basketball team Continue reading

Twitter completes my Sunday with Fake Rock and Roll Facts hashtag

I woke up late Sunday morning needing a relaxing day in front of me. I had worked tirelessly for eight of the last nine days.  My Larry Bird-like back needed a rest and my Larry Bird-like skin tone was in Continue reading

An odd thing happened on the way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

As most of you know, I tend bar for a living. One of the keys to being a good bartender, in my mind at least, is the ability to strike up thought-provoking conversation amongst your customers, particularly during the slower Continue reading

Initial Thoughts on the 2014 MLB Playoffs

Stat Of The Day No sport has bastardized the use of the statistic more than Major League Baseball. Here’s proof. Headed into the bottom of the fourth inning of Game Two of the ALDS between Detroit and Baltimore, Victor Martinez Continue reading

Tweeting for the Super Bowl

Since I couldn’t make it to either Miami or New Orleans for Super Bowl XLIV, I decided to hunker down in front of the laptop and Tweet the night away. I was curious to see a) who else was doing Continue reading