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A Guide to Surviving a Super Bowl Party
Attending a Super Bowl party is a staple in modern day American society. Whether you’re a diehard fan of the sport, in it for the commercials, or just like free food, you’re bound to find yourself elbow deep in a platter of mini-sandwiches at a Super Bowl party. As we all know, parties can be the best of times or the worst of times. A Super Bowl party is no different. Although, it can’t be helped if your team loses or the halftime show doesn’t live up to the hype, there are a few things you can do to ensure a safe and pleasant Sunday evening.
Ten Things I'm Thankful For This Week
This is the introduction of a new weekly segment called “Ten things I'm thankful for this week.” Every week there’s hundreds of fun and exciting stories happening in the world of sports and I’ve decided to break down my ten favorites.
Top Ten Ways Professional Sports Have Changed
1. NHL Implements 3v3 Overtime In 2015, NHL decided to do away with traditional 5v5 overtime. Instead, the league has initiated a 3v3 pond hockey style play in an attempt to finish games earlier, while also increasing excitement. Hockey is a fast pace game, but with five players on the ice for both teams systems and structure trump creativity for the majority of the game. Three versus three sudden death overtime is pure excitement. Both teams play their most skilled players to go head to head. By eliminating four total players, the ice is wide open with room for speed and creativity. Three versus three hockey is an excellent change of pace after watching 60 minutes of 5v5. The rule change has led to more goals in overtime and a steep increase in fan involvement and in game excitement and anticipation.
The Best And Worst Sides To Put Out On Thanksgiving
Unless you don’t like your family, Thanksgiving is an enjoyable holiday. The premise is simple: be grateful for all that you have, no matter what. It’s a sweet thesis. Unlike Christmas, which is most people’s favorite holiday, Thanksgiving doesn’t focus on the exchange of presents or anything like that. Nope. It’s all about the food -- the sides, especially.
Unanswered Questions From How to Get Away With Murder's Midseason Finale
The first half of Season 4 of How to Get Away With Murder concluded on Thursday, and there were many shocking revelations. Simon Drake (Behzad Dabu) was the latest victim of the Keating Four's shenanigans, Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) breathtakingly helped deliver the baby of an unconscious Laurel Castillo (Karla Souza) and Michaela Pratt (Aja Naomi King) took over as the authority of the Keating Four.
Wake Up Mr. West
Music has changed since the turn of the decade. Projects have replaced albums and mixtapes. CDs have joined their plastic "retro" with the streaming service battle taking almost a year break between projects. Some take the year off to have fans hungry for some more. Others never leave the public eye with multiple project within the same year. When your wife has a multi-million dollar franchise, it's hard for someone like Kanye West to ever leave the spotlight.
Blake Griffin Dunks on the Kardashian Curse
Click here to listen to the We're Working On It podcast, and subscribe to the podcast for weekly content. Since the start of the 2014-15 season, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin has missed 83 regular season games. Despite missing time with various low body injuries, the Clippers blessed the 28-year-old with a five-year, $173 million contact extension. With the financial security in hand, along with the unveiling of "Point Blake," things seem to be on the rise for not only Griffin, but the Clippers organization. So, Clippers fans could not have enjoyed learning of Griffin's new relationship with Kendall Jenner.
Anthem Protests Aren't Disrespectful
Anthem protests have become a very divisive topic this year. They have attracted a lot of discussion and sometimes heated debate. I find myself firmly on the side of the players.
ASAP, Future, Young Thug Sound Super-Incredible On 'Super Slimey'
On Oct. 20, 2017, Future and Young Thug blessed the hip-hop community with a joint project titled Super Slimey. The 13-track mixtape (or album or whatever it is) is 99 percent Thug and Future, with Offset being the lone artist featured. Southside, Wheezy, and London On Da Track are just a few of the producers that worked on the project.
Nike Gets a Big Fat 10 for This Troll Job
What is a troll? No, not the short, pimple-faced imaginary creature that lives under a bridge. Wrong again, not the highlighter hair-colored, plastic figurines that were all the rage in the 90s. When I say “troll," I am talking about the new age kind, the one that hides behind a keyboard. I am referring to a character that the phrase “when Twitter fingers turn to trigger fingers” encapsulates perfectly. You know that guy or girl, with no “real” profile picture or image, who has something to say about everything and usually nothing positive. Yeah, that person. This person would be your troll.
Fader vs. Everybody
Click here to listen to the We're Working On It Podcast. Subscribe to the channel for weekly content. As a well respected music critic Anthony "Needle Drop" Fantano has built an online fan base with his outspoken opinion on various musicians over the years. To a base of over a million YouTube subscriptions, Fantano has become a sort of an enigma in the media circle. He has received praise for his in-depth look into the various sounds and styles artists may use to express their art. He is also criticized for his seemingly random grading system for their projects. Believing that School Boy Q's "Blank Face" should receive a comparable grade to something like Lil Pump's self-titled album.
Message Board: Gucci Mane
Any time a major album drops, fans and critics alike jump into Message Board to discuss the album. Zach Cronin and I break down the new Gucci Mane album, Mr. Davis, without the help of Stone Strankman, as he spends the next few weeks on the PUP list. Make sure to listen to Mr.Davis after the review, despite what you may read. This is the text thread of our conversation.