Archive for the ‘Stuff Only I Care About’ Category

RIP Evan Tanner (1971-2008)

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Just wanted to take a minute to mention the passing of MMA fighter Evan Tanner. His name might not be known to those who aren't superfans of MMA, but this is a truly sad moment for everyone involved, even just as a fan. Tanner was just 37 years old. Tanner just ...

Confessions Of A Roster Editor

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

I do it every year, but I can't stop. It takes weeks out of my summer, alienates my friends and family (notice how I didn't say "girlfriend") and usually ends with a breakdown much like the "Comfortably Numb" scene in The Wall, complete with NIN-style shots of maggots and ...

RIP, Jerome Holtzman

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

He was quite possibly the last of his breed -- which is why there is no shortage of irony in writing a tribute to him on a blog.As reported by the Chicago Tribune, Jerome Holtzman died over the weekend at the age of 81. An old-school reporter with eyebrows that ...

Context, Please

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Jenni Carlson is back at it. No, not angering Mike Gundy to the point of hilarity (and a contract extension).She is, however, making noise with claims of sexism without proper context.The last time this happened -- at least that I was paying attention -- was during the "infamous" incident regarding ...