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

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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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014.

With summer league finished, it’s nothing but the offseason for a few months. Warriors Won’t Overlook Defense in Kevin Love Talks Sam Amick USA Today Obviously, most of the discourse this summer has focused on the eventual landing spot for … Continue reading

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Maloof is a State of Mind.

When reports began to surface that the Sacramento Kings were pursuing Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith – the mercurial, handsomely-paid forward who has endured trade rumors for most of his waking career, and who continually seems to be fighting against himself … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Tuesday, July 15th, 2014.

Last two posts on the Diss are bathroom readers? Yep, must be July. Dream Role Kate Fagan ESPN I was watching the Clippers play summer league the other day, and was surprised to see a woman on the bench, working … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Thursday, July 10th, 2014.

Going off the grid until next week. If LeBron goes back to Cleveland, send a search party so they can alert me. Inside Basketball Colin McGowan Sports on Earth Three years into this basketball writing thing, I’ve finally learned that … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014.

A quiet pre-Independence Day week here at The Diss. Here are some pieces to enjoy while celebrating our victory over the Redcoats. We’ll be back in earnest next week. Run and Gun Flinder Boyd FOX Sports The offseason is the … Continue reading

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