PREMIER LEAGUE: Things to Watch During the Opening Weekend

The 2015/16 Premier League season redefined what we believe is possible not only in soccer, but in the world of sports. Leicester City overcame 5000-to-1 odds to win the PL title. To give you a frame of reference of how fucking crazy that is, the British bookmaker Ladbrokes listed Simon Cowell’s odds of becoming Britain’s … More PREMIER LEAGUE: Things to Watch During the Opening Weekend

Donald Trump Wants to Turn NATO into a Mobster Protection Racket

“You know what capitalism is? Getting fucked!” –Tony Montana, or Donald Trump, probably. Donald Trump said the most dangerous statement of his hopefully short political career last week. No, it wasn’t spoken during his record-setting 75-minute nominating speech. Rather, they were uttered to a couple of reporters from The New York Times, David E. Sanger … More Donald Trump Wants to Turn NATO into a Mobster Protection Racket

The Shape of Things (Like my Butt and my Feelings)

So there’s this play that was made into a movie, written and directed by Neil LaBute, and it’s called the Shape of Things and it has messed me up. WARNING: spoilers for that 2001 play, and that 2003 movie start… NOW! The Shape of Things is about dorky, unloved, Paul Rudd — unrealistic casting, if … More The Shape of Things (Like my Butt and my Feelings)

The Superb, Wandering Season Two Premiere of Mr. Robot

“Control is an illusion.” –Mr. Robot The two-part season two premiere of the hit USA show Mr. Robot aired last night. To say it lived up to the hype would be an understatement. Mainly because, no one could have possibly predicted what that hour and a half of television brought into homes across the world. … More The Superb, Wandering Season Two Premiere of Mr. Robot