Is it live or is it bothersome: The time and space continuum according to my stepfather

I sent my mother a text the other night. CNN was airing its very first episode of a series they call “The Seventies.”  Their first installment covered the golden age of television, an era that gave us such legendary and Continue reading

Sexual innuendo in sports

SportsChump has always been on the cutting edge when it comes to hardcore, provocative sports analysis. This, my friends, is another one of those times. Please allow me to turn the lights down low, slip some Marvin Gaye onto the Continue reading

No Shit, Sherlock: Volume One

Hotels.com has a new mascot.  His name is Captain Obvious.  His pitch in their relatively entertaining, television spots is that using their website to book a vacation is the obvious choice. Years ago while hosting Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, Continue reading

Peyton Manning: America’s most likeable athlete

Peyton Manning is arguably the greatest quarterback to ever play in the NFL.   Sure, Joe Montana’s got four Super Bowl rings, Tom Brady has his three and Johnny Unitas and others before him redefined the game vertically.  But Peyton Manning Continue reading

So much for getting the band back together: Lakers choose D’Antoni over Jackson as their next head coach

The Blues Brothers is one of the most forgotten and underrated comedies of our generation.