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, Vol. 6: Super Bowls and Communists
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, Episode Seven: Super Bowl? What Super Bowl?
I hate having to do this. I really do. But I feel these conversations are for the good of humanity. I’m only here to help those less fortunate. Like BB King once tried to help Blacks without Soul, consider this Continue reading Sports Snobbery, Episode 5: The meaning of “In the Clubhouse”
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, Vol 4: When fumbles aren’t fumbles, touchdowns aren’t touchdowns and that magical moment when the uneducated sports fan becomes insufferable
I started a series a while back that I haven’t followed up on lately. I hadn’t felt the need… until now. The series, which I like to call Sports Snobbery, is loosely based on High Fidelity, a film in which Continue reading Sports Snobbery, Episode Two: Dwyane Wah-Day
“You’re totally elitist. You feel like the unappreciated scholars, so you shit on people who know lesser than you.” Nick Hornby, High Fidelity