Sports Snobbery, Vol. 6: Super Bowls and Communists

I think I offended someone the other day.  He must have had delicate sensibilities. Since it’s Super Bowl week, I asked a complete stranger who he thought would win the big game.  I’m a sports fan and an outgoing sort Continue reading

Sports Snobbery, Episode Seven: Super Bowl? What Super Bowl?

As I’m prone to do on slow nights behind the bar, which are fortunately becoming more and more infrequent, I’ll strike up random conversations about this or that with my customer base.  With the Super Bowl approaching, I chose the Continue reading

Sports Snobbery, Vol 4: When fumbles aren’t fumbles, touchdowns aren’t touchdowns and that magical moment when the uneducated sports fan becomes insufferable

Oh goodness, I haven’t ragged on anybody in a while.  I mean I’m generally a nice guy.  Just ask anyone who knows me.  But there comes a time and a place where sports snobbery must rear its ugly head.  Blatant Continue reading

Sports Snobbery, Episode 1: A fan talks Tiger’s recent win streak

“You’re totally elitist. You feel like the unappreciated scholars, so you shit on people who know lesser than you.” Nick Hornby, High Fidelity