I recently attended a movie premiere in New York City. It was kind of a big deal. A colleague of my mother recently produced a documentary on the life, times and comedic genius of Gilda Radner. Having grown up in Continue reading Meeting famous people and the idiots we become
A few things have come to light after hosting the first two rounds of this contest to end all rock contests. A quick look at our Sweet Emotion Sixteen, which we’ll get to in just a bit, doesn’t hold all Continue reading SportsChump’s Great American Band Contest turns 16
“Who ARE these people?” shouted a friend as he looked over the bracket. “Who are who people?” I replied. “Who are these people who choose REO Speedwagon over Kansas?!?” And so goes the contest, proceeding exactly as I had planned. Continue reading The Great American Rock Band Contest rolls on (and some thoughts on the opening round)
March may be over but the madness, my friends, is just beginning. For the longest time, I’ve debated over which is the greatest American rock-and-roll act of all time. After all, despite Grammy awards won, albums sold and number one Continue reading And the greatest American rock-and-roll band of all time is….
Donte DiVincenzo just had the game of his life. On the biggest stage of them all, the Big East’s Sixth Man of the Year achieved legendary March Madness status. He scored 31 points off the bench, the most for any Continue reading Can’t leave well enough alone: Donte DiVincenzo and the ever-declining state of American journalism
Have you ever heard of Clayton Custer? How about Donte Ingram? Ever heard of him? Marques Townes, Ben Richardson or Cameron Krutwig? Do any of these names ring a bell? Okay, now how about Sister Jean? I bet you’ve heard Continue reading Loyola-Chicago’s Nunya Business