Book Review – The Visible Man by Chuck Klosterman

Chuck Klosterman’s newest novel, The Visible Man is a fascinating look at what gets us excited.  What makes humans function in the deepest and darkest parts of our brains when there is nobody else around to influence us?  This is the question Klosterman asks and then attempts to answer through the writing of Austin therapist ...

The Sports Guy – Bill Simmons Breaks out the Mustache

The Sports Guy - Bill Simmons Breaks out the Mustache
Our favorite Bill Simmons was on PTI today on ESPN sporting a mustache.  It’s some kind of Freddie Mercury 70’s looking thing.  Obviously this must be the influence of Chuck Klosterman. Simmons could also be angling to be in a commercial with Clyde Frazier.  “Simmons, that stache is trash.”

Howard Stern Leaving Sirius/XM? 1

I am a long time fan of the Howard Stern Show.  Howard’s contract with Sirius/XM expires in just a few days, and there is no hard news of a renewal.  What’s going to happen to the King of All Media?  The rumors are rampant, but it’s fair to say that Howard’s decision could again change ...

Thanksgiving In someupsideland

 The good things in life.  That’s what you’re supposed to reflect on this time of year.  So, what am I thankful for?  On the personal front, it has been a challenging year, both good and bad.  It goes without saying that the really important things in life — family and friends — are at the ...

The 2009 Turkeys 2

It’s that time of year again, the time when we get to make a list of all the things we’re thankful for.  That list is coming up tomorrow.  Today, we’re going to talk about a much more interesting list — The Turkeys.  My criteria for turkeys changes from year to year.  If I was following my own ...