God’s Servant Wears Leather Versace Pants: Why Super Bowl 50’s Quarterback Matchup Played Out a Long Time Ago in Oliver Stone’s Football Movie “Any Given Sunday”February 6th, 2016 by admin
Cam Newton’s almost infantile need for attention on the field (look at me!!) and middle-school levels of self-awareness during the Super Bowl 50 pre-game media reminded me of someone. That someone is former Miami Sharks movie quarterback “Steamin’” Willie Beamen from Oliver Stone’s football film “Any Given Sunday.” In a weirdly Inception-like layering effect, Newton’s current [...]
(note: I pasted a gigantic picture of the cover above, not because I don’t know how to appropriately-size a picture in a blog post, but because the size of the picture sort of, in this case, represents the size of my excitement for this project. Also, if you click the picture you’ll be redirected to [...]
I’m in an empty academic building (college seems like a series of breaks, themselves broken up by a few classes), in my empty classroom, watching what ended up being Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer’s last game as Syracuse head football coach. He was fired last night but will coach on Saturday against Boston College because [...]
Note: I have a new book out on these kinds of things…click the picture to check it out!
Michigan quarterback Jake Rudock is the least respected man in college football. He is rated, by most media scouting services, well behind lots of purportedly Great Players who don’t play all that great – including Ohio State’s [...]
Interview with Author Zach Bartels About His Book Re-Launch in which Ted Kluck Plays the Roles of Both Ted Kluck and Zachary BartelsNovember 10th, 2015 by admin
Ted: Zach, thanks for joining me today. So, you’re relaunching your latest novel The Last Con and, as such, people are blogging about it in such a way as to include links to the Amazon page for the book along with your name and some semi-provocative “get to know the author” type banter that will, ultimately, [...]