Author Archives: Jacob Greenberg

About Jacob Greenberg

Jacob is a behaviorist by day, blogger by night, and founded the Diss. Follow him on Twitter @jacobjbg

Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Wednesday, September 24th, 2014.

So, about that new Warriors stadium… NBA Media Day Preview Corbin Smith Biscutball If Biscutball blows up, and Corbin Smith sheds his unwarranted veil of anonymity, many will point to this post — the NBA Media Day Preview — as … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Tuesday, September 16th, 2014.

Fall is in the air. The offseason is slowly drawing to a close. White Fight, White Flight: The Atlanta Hawks and the Race Card Shrill Cosby VICE Sports A second wave of analysis about the Atlanta Hawks and their racist … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Tuesday, September 9th, 2014.

Some late-morning reading all about a very bad week in professional sports. Bruce Levenson Isn’t a Racist, He’s a Businessman Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Time Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has become something of a renaissance man when it comes to analysis of popular culture. … Continue reading

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Forging a New Bust

America’s sultry love affair with Anthony Randolph roughly coincided with its equally passionate love affair with Dubstep, both arriving front-and-center in 2009, as the horrors of the Bush years finally began to fade, and the new horrors of the Obama … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014.

We know: the offseason is boring. These pieces are great, though. Their Dinner with Andray Rafe Bartholomew Grantland Nearly every aspect of the FIBA World Cup has been incredibly entertaining, but besides the Team USA, few players and teams have … Continue reading

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Punishing Drake and Forging New Frontiers in the NBA’s Culture Wars.

It’s a snoozer of a headline, and one that would only make noise in the dead middle of the offseason: that the NBA had fined Drake — yes, that Drake — for tampering. The events that transpired contain all of … Continue reading

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We are More than Warriors: On Sexuality, Desire and Deviancy in NBA Commercials.

Between promising “a great time out” in a 19-win season, and depicting your franchise center running sprints and lifting weights on an ankle not-yet-healed-from-microfracture-surgery, there have been some incredible moments in Warriors commercial history. But my favorite moment happened this … Continue reading

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