Archive for the ‘Hick Flick’s ramblings’ Category

This Is No Joke

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

It's April Fools Day, and few people enjoy playing a good prank better than myself. Just ask my buddy Detroit Vince. In high school, all Vince wanted to do was get invited to a "real party." Apparently, our parties of watching B-movies and playing video games did not constitute ...

Extremely Shittily Programmed Network

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

We all know that ESPN loves to shove certain things down our throats with vigor, varying from sport to sport. Baseball: Anything Yankees-Red Sox leads. NFL: Or as we like to call it, the NFC East and the other 7 College Basketball: We are investigating a lead that other conferences exist outside the ...

A Very Inappropriate Christmas

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

I've been out of the sports loop lately with my recent celebrations of Christmas Eve, Christmas and Boxing Day, but it has come to my attention that I missed some comic gold, if you will, during the Christmas Eve telecast of the Hawaii Bowl. While comedy would be a fitting description ...

I’m Not Sayin’. I’m Just Sayin’

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

I highly doubt Bill Simmons reads this particular nook and/or cranny of the internets. But I did see something on ESPN.com that made me wonder...what if?Today I read Simmons' piece on the NBA Finals, which is also running in ESPN The Magazine. As you can see, it opens thusly:I mean, ...

Deep Thoughts

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

Since I haven't posted anything in a week, it's now time for me to post about everything that has happened in the past week. Buckle your seat belts.- No matter how good a 15-year-old sings, never have sex with her.- I've always thought that Roger Clemens was a complete dick ...

Birthday Tale of the Tape

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

On March 2, 1982, two awesome individuals entered this world: Ben Roethlisberger and myself. Certainly, we've taken divergent paths since that time, and it makes sense that we celebrated our birthdays in wildly different manners. I sat in the 300 level of the United Center watching a Blackhawks game; Ben ...

Lookin’ For Love In All The Wrong Places

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Ever notice how the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue always comes out this time of year? If you are a regular reader of this site, I already know the answer to that question is yes, so no need to respond. But there is a pretty good reason for the issue being ...