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

Series of the Week: Indiana Pacers (1) vs Atlanta Hawks (8)

Editor’s Note: As in years past, Games of the Week transforms into Series of the Week, an extended discussion on a single playoff series, and the themes and trends that define it. We start out East, in the 1-8 battle … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Sunday, April 20th, 2014.

The Bathroom Reader is back! You can stop holding it in now. Philly Historian Scores in Bid to have Pioneer Eddie Gottlieb Honored Hillel Kuttler Jewish Telegraphic Agency I actually have to tip my hat to my father for sending … Continue reading

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What About Bob?

The Warriors won their final game of the season last night, 116-112 against the Denver Nuggets, to move to 51-31 on the season. There was little of note regarding this contest — it featured the second and third units of … Continue reading

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Games of the Week: April 14-20, 2014.

As is the tradition of The Diss, the final Games of the Week of the year is written yearbook-style, and bids farewell to my three favorite teams who didn’t quite get over the hump this season. These teams are bathed … Continue reading

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Meaningful Basketball, Revisited.

Exactly a year ago today, after the Warriors clinched a playoff berth at home, I wrote about meaningful basketball. I wrote while overcome with euphoria, completely floored by the moment I had just experienced with some of my dearest friends … Continue reading

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Games of the Meek: April 7-13, 2014.

It is a Diss tradition to dedicate the second of the last Games of the Week to the teams that I didn’t bother to watch this year, simply because they were too bad, too tankish, too uninspiring, too dramatic, too … Continue reading

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Games of the Week: March 31-April 6, 2014.

Opening Day for baseball. To those who were just biding time with the NBA until the National Pastime started up, I hope you enjoy your summer-long nap. We’ll wake you up when the NBA Finals start. Monday: Milwaukee Bucks at … Continue reading

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