Category Archives: General

Bullying, Blake.

When I was entering the 9th grade the school district I attended shifted the boundaries of which school students would attend. I lived right on the boundary of both, so I had a choice (sort of): go to the new … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Everyday is Perfect, Everything is Wrong.

It’s January in the Bay Area, and every day is perfect; nearly an exact replica of the day that immediately preceded it. The month doesn’t matter. The day is irrelevant, since the proceedings are roughly uniform across the spectrum. The muffled … Continue reading

Posted in General | 1 Comment

GAMES OF THE WEEK 1/19-1/25

Good afternoon. My name is DOCTOR Corbin Smith, Adjunct Professor of Psychology here at Diss University, and I have some startling new research to share with you, my loyal readership. In my time writing this column, I have discovered some … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Conflict, Contrition, Correction.

In 2009, during All-Star weekend, the Phoenix Suns fired their head coach Terry Porter, who at that point had been commanding the helm of a ship that had been sinking for 51 games. Though the termination was handed down — … Continue reading

Posted in General | 1 Comment

On Ghosting Greatness.

There is no set protocol for celebrating aging — or more appropriately, having aged — in the NBA. If anything, there’s a standard set of practices for decrying the aging process; an intricate cocktail of denial, anger, grief and, hopefully, … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

GAMES OF THE WEEK 1/5-111

If it seem like I only recommended weird games, it’s because there were not any normal games on this week. MONDAY: WASHINGTON AT NEW ORLEANS 8PM EAST, 5PM WEST Has anyone floated the idea that the East is secretly more … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

GAMES OF THE WEEK 12/29-1/4

MONDAY: WASHINGTON AT HOUSTON 8PM EAST 5PM WEST I was watching John Wall on Christmas and I thought to myself, I thought, “Hey, I have been spending a lot of time with John Wall for the last few years, and … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment