Author Archives: Andrew Snyder

Like Chinua Achebe Said: Things Fall Apart (In Denver)

Mat Lysonski is a disgruntled Denver Nuggets fan living in Southern California. This is his first contribution to The Diss. There are things you care about that are out of your control. I can see how a modest amount of … Continue reading

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NBA Facial Hair Power Rankings (1st Ed.)

In honor of the Dallas Mavericks, who have decided to grow beards until the team record reaches the .500 mark (the Mavs are currently 21-28 and 5-5 in their last ten), it’s time to take a look at their facial … Continue reading

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The Lakers Have No Clothes

This post is an adapted fairy tale By Hans Andrew Snyderrson (2012-2142) that was uncovered on a recent trip by time travel cadet Terry Porter, reporting from the future.  any, many years ago lived a baller, who thought so much of … Continue reading

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Like, the Greatest Study Abroad Trip, Ever.

Editor’s Note: Mr. French’s piece has launched a thousand ships, including this response from regular Diss-cussant Andrew Snyder.  Mr. Snyder lives and works as a strategist for a political advertising firm in Minneapolis. ***** Well, I guess it’s “Race in … Continue reading

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OKCupid Season Preview: Boston Celtics (#7)

My self-summary I’m just your average NBA Franchise born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. I’ve never moved, and despite growing up in the Boston area and having a bunch of success (see: 17 NBA Titles , most ever, but I’m … Continue reading

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Diss Guy Miss Guy, Media Day Edition

Diss Guy: Iman Shumpert I don’t know whether I’m more excited about the fact that Iman Shumpert’s rocking a classic ‘Will Smith Fresh Prince’ high top fade, or that he just went Office Space on the iPhone 5. On top … Continue reading

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The Italian Job: The Diss Interviews Dane DiLiegro

The Diss is happy to present our first interview with an Italian Professional — Dane DiLiegro plays for Dinamo Basket Sassari in Italy’s Lega Basket Serie A, the highest level of pro basketball in Italy. Dane is 6’9″, tweets, and … Continue reading

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