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

Denial

At the moment, the only sense I have of the Cavaliers championship celebration was the second of jubilation I saw just before I grabbed the remote control with sweaty palms, with my stomach beginning a three-day plummet into the depths … Continue reading

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I Don’t Turn Off Games

No, I don’t turn off the games. I haven’t in a long time. It’s the fat-man-on-the-couch’s equivalent of never leaving the arena early; never succumbing to the first world thrill of┬ábeating traffic. But I was damn close tonight; all out … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Friday, April 22, 2016.

I feel pathetic. Read these pieces. I’ll be in the bathroom, sobbing. Bill Walton’s Long, Strange Tale of NBA Survival Sam Anderson The New York Times I’ve become a pretty staid NBA fan over the years. The human interest stories … Continue reading

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Tweak

I used to cover my eyes each time Stephen Curry hit the floor. As his slight frame went crashing to the hardwood, I’d suck my breath in sharply and promptly squeeze my eyelids shut. I would use Jim Barnett, the … Continue reading

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A Steady, Dangerous Arrogance

Let’s get this out of the way right now, so that there’s no confusion: even if the Golden State Warriors lose to the Grizzlies tonight, and are denied their 73rd win, this season has been, and will always be, an … Continue reading

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Games of the Week: December 14-20, 2015.

Finals this week. Which is to say: see you all next week. Tuesday: Cleveland Cavaliers at Boston Celtics (7:30 PM EST/4:30 PM PST on NBA TV) In my highly informed opinion, the “one of their guys made a dirty play … Continue reading

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Games of the Week: December 7-13, 2015.

Both Amar’e and I wish you a happy Hanukkah. Tuesday: Golden State Warriors at Indiana Pacers (7:00 PM EST/4:00 PM PST on NBA TV) The Homer Game of the Week features my beloved DEFENDING 2015 NBA CHAMPION GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS … Continue reading

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