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My second article for The Fighting Cock has just been published. 
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Everything Changes, Everything Stays the Same

This weekend, my father and I spent a lot of time talking about two things: soccer and the HBO series "The Wire." He was as excited as I was about the response to my recent article for The Fighting Cock and either because of that, or for lack of something better to do, spent a considerable time sitting with me in the den watching the weekend's action. At the end of the Tottenham-Palace game he even declared, "well I only nodded off twice!" (more...)

Till I Die...

Last week I wrote a piece about the pain of being a Tottenham Supporter. It was published by The Fighting Cock, an amazing Podcast and Fanzine about all things Tottenham. 

This past Christmas and New Years I traveled with my family and a large group of friends to a cabin in Upstate New York. We drank, we ate, we were merry, there was hiking, singing, laughing, games, and good fun all around. (more...)

Panic In The Premier League?

What a weekend. 

All around the globe the narrative bots are going crazy: the mighty have fallen! the league has shifted (more...)

6 Month Sleep Regression or Everything Falls Apart

Naomi and I spend an incredible amount of time talking about our baby's sleep schedule. When did he fall asleep? What time should he go down? HIs third nap wasn't great, I mean it was okay but not great. I'm tired. Are you tired? (more...)

When You Love Someone Set Them Free (For A Record Price)

In 6th grade I was in love with Sarah Goldberg. I loved her smile, her eyes, her big 80s hair, and her acid-washed jeans. But Sarah Goldberg and I were not meant to be. (more...)

Extra! Extra! A Few Exciting Pieces of News

It's been an interesting week, to say the least.  (more...)

On Sports, Narrative, and Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (Week 2 Round Up)

The first thing I notice is the sound. There's something otherworldly about it, disorienting. I grope for something familiar to hold onto, but can't find it. Just breath, and crowd, and feet on grass, and the pinging of the ball -- that surprising high pitch resonance that cuts through the blood-brain wash of crowd noise. (more...)

What I'll be Watching This Weekend

Week 2 and I'm already tired. So much soccer, so much watching, my internet can't handle all the streams... I need a break. JOKE! I am freaking quaking in my boots in anticipation for another weekend of sport.  (more...)