The NFL All-Time All-Star Nickname Team

Paying Attention:   With the Superbowl just hours away and the TV packed with lots of great old bits and remembrances of football players great and no-so-great, it seemed like an appropriate time to come up with an All Star team of my own. Didn’t want to base it on stats or playoff game performances, […]

The Super Game

This is a repost of an article that originally ran in 2017. It’s still relevant and worthy of your time. Annals of IP: The Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event in America. It is the most lucrative, the most widely covered, the most highly coveted event in which to be a sponsor (so popular for […]

The Christmas Channel: How Hallmark Rules the Season

Paying Attention: Embed from Getty Images Continuing with our look back at how we’ve covered the Holiday Season, here’s a post that went live in December 2017–before everyone in the world was watching–and has proven to be absolutely dead on in terms of predicting how the Hallmark Channel has become one of the icons of […]

Sump’n Claus

Paying Attention (Special Holiday Edition):One of the great things about holidays is the ability to see movies and listen to music that we have traditionally enjoyed. One great and continuing source of Holiday Cheer: Saturday Night Live. And one of SNL’s very best holiday video pieces is this classic starring the very great (and underutilized) […]

The Best of SNL Christmas

One in a series of reposts of the best Christmas bits from Saturday Night Live. The Holidaze:Saturday Night Live has been on television for over four decades now. The show is an American cultural icon, and it’s introduced us to actors and writers who have dominated and influenced film, TV, music, and comedy: Seth Meyers, […]