There is a particular combination of elation and misery that comes with the office of Quarterback’s Father. You’ll find this man either along the top row of the bleachers, standing alone, or perhaps pacing by himself along the fence because, as they say in other overly-dramatic situations, it’s lonely at the top.
That said, I coached [...]
Like most fans of NFL football, I have gravitated toward and consumed most episodes of HBO’s popular training camp documentary series, Hard Knocks. The program follows a different NFL team through training camp each summer and while it has been a staple of HBO’s sports programming slate, it is now viewable on the NFL Network [...]
If you’ve been reading this blog for any amount of time you know that for the last almost decade and a half, we’ve lived in the Lansing, Michigan area. As of Monday, July 20, we’ll be moving to Jackson, Tennessee, where I’ll take a full-time faculty appointment at Union University. This is, of course, bittersweet. [...]
Fargo is a movie that cool people usually like. It’s a Coen brothers movie, and it generally gives you some artistic cache and says some things about your own character (funny, envelope-pushing, etc.) to say that you like Coen brothers movies – which is, if you think about it, the reason we talk about the [...]
I’m not a gamer. I own a PS3 on which my kids play video games and I occasionally create myself and play Madden. That is the extent of my gaming acumen, which is to say that I don’t often buy/play/think-about video games. I don’t follow new releases, and I don’t know anything about the relative [...]