SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part Four: Marcello Hernandez

Date: Friday, December 29, 2023 Time: 7:30 pm                                   Venue: Funny Bone (formerly the Improv), Ybor City, Florida The final stop (or so we thought) on our comedy tour included a special surprise: a new face, at a club with a Continue reading SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part Four: Marcello Hernandez

SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part One: Andrew Dice Clay

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2023 Time: 9:15 pm                                   Venue: Side Splitters Comedy Club, Carrollwood, Florida Sometimes, we just need a good laugh. Last year more than ever, I found the distraction of laughter to be my best medicine. That’s why, Continue reading SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part One: Andrew Dice Clay

The NFL fumbles yet again: The Deshaun Watson appeal

Season after season, the National Football League continues to encounter pitfalls, thriving despite itself, only because all we want to do with our Sundays is drink beer and watch gladiators beat the snot out of each other.  This season is Continue reading The NFL fumbles yet again: The Deshaun Watson appeal

Point-Counterpoint: Calvin Ridley, Gambling, and The NFL’s “Integrity Problem”

As J-Dub and I were rubbing our sticks together trying to make fire, discussing the Brian Flores lawsuit as a potential impetus for change (or not), another black eye hit the NFL.  Don’t worry though, sports fans.  The league office Continue reading Point-Counterpoint: Calvin Ridley, Gambling, and The NFL’s “Integrity Problem”

Meeting famous people and the idiots we become

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

That guy from Doctor Doolittle

I get that at times I’m beginning to sound like an old codger.  It’s an inevitable (and often quite fun) part of the aging process. But no bad deed should go unpunished. Not that long ago, I wrote about my Continue reading That guy from Doctor Doolittle

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

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 Sexual innuendo in sports

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 No Shit, Sherlock: Volume One