Archive | July, 2011
Fixing Soccer

Fixing Soccer

While our nation seems to succumb to just about every global influence and convention that comes down the pike, we have somehow managed to remain steadfast in our general disinterest in the sport of soccer. Every year, be it an Olympic year or a men’s or women’s World Cup year, I hear that this will be the year that soccer with take root in America, and we will be swept up in its pageantry. And every year I laugh. I laugh the laugh of someone who 30-some years ago was told that I needed to learn the metric system, because everything would be converted by the end of the year. And with the exception of 2-liter bottles of soda, and the drug dealers, America stood her ground.

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Penny Lover

Penny Lover

Just about every morning I stop at a local convenience store (I suppose the fact that it is local adds to its inherent convenience, but I digress), and all too often my purchases have totaled $1.99, or $2.49 or whatever, and I generally hand the cashier $2.00 or $2.50 respectively. You get the idea. And these transactions have been causing me more and more anxiety as well as a feeling of what can only be described as general uneasiness.

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Soupy’s Spotlight – Eli Braden

Soupy’s Spotlight – Eli Braden

His hilarious musical stylings have been featured numerous times on The Howard Stern Show, and have garnered him a regular spot on Web Soup on the G4 network. And I think we all know how I feel about things with Soup in the title. But hey, enough of my yappin’ (I gotta believe my horrible introductions are the main reason I’m not a successful opening act). Ladies and gentlemen, Eli Braden…

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