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Editor’s Note: The Diss is proud to present a guest submission from Hans Peterson. This is Hans’ second contribution. I feel a bit conflicted about this one. On the one hand, I can’t imagine that there is anything left to … Continue reading

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Apples and Oranges (Dragon Fruit and White Bread)

For reasons unbeknownst to me the American media has a strong propensity to compare things. All things. All the time. Whether you’re watching election coverage, an NBA game, or America’s Next Top Model (I see you, Tyra) there are constantly … Continue reading

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Jeremy Lin Nickname Bracketology: Sweet Sixteen

Ed. Note: We thought about calling it “The Sweet and Sour Sixteen”, but even The Diss has a tighter lid on our editorial process than ESPN. Thought #Linsanity would die down this weekend? Wrong. Think again. One aforementioned reprehensible ESPN headline, … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: Lin Bracketology Edition

Will the #Linsanity ever stop? In short, no. Not anytime soon. Yesterday was simply a monumental day for Jeremy Lin nickname coverage. The Daily Show, Yao Ming, Linked-Lin CEO Jeff Weiner, and even Jeremy himself all jumped aboard the Lin nickname bandwagon with … Continue reading

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Jeremy Lin Nickname Bracketology

Linsanity. The Yellow Mamba. Half Man Half Am-Asian. Have you heard this terminology during a recent Knicks broadcast, or perhaps when perusing Slate.com? Jeremy Lin has burst to the forefront of the NBA consciousness with some of the best basketball … Continue reading

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A Dose of (Unwelcome) Sanity in the Linsane Asylum.

It’s a bit late in the evening, and I should be in bed, but something truly needs to be said about #Linsanity. Surely by now, you’ve heard of the multidimensional phenomenon that has quickly become known as #Linsanity.  If you … Continue reading

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