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NBA Bets - Away day today! Oh, and Rondo.

The Rondo trade. Per Yahoo Sports “The Celtics will send Rondo and forward Dwight Powell to Dallas for Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, two draft picks and a $12.9 million trade exception”. 1,218 more words

NBA Predictions - Gambling Baby!

Tennessee's Derek Barnett named rookie of the year by Grantland

The site run by ESPN media man and Boston homer Bill Simmons named defensive end Derek Barnett its Rookie of the Year. Here’s what the glowing review they gave the freshman: 159 more words


Words like violence

A couple of things have got me thinking about misogyny in music recently. The first was this excellent Grantland article about Eminem. The jist of the article is that it was easier to justify Eminem’s seemingly misogynistic lyrics when he first appeared on the scene (“He doesn’t really mean it”, “It’s just a character”, “it’s only said for shock value” etc. 477 more words


Changing the world one Vine at a time

Brian Koppelman has achieved a lot in his life. He produced movies such as Ocean’s Thirteenco-wrote the screenplay for Rounders, discovered Tracy Chapman… 171 more words

Reads and Recs (and Red Boots)

Some recently read works and pieces you may enjoy:

  • Fear: A Novel of World War I by Gabriel Chevallier and translated by Malcolm Imrie (1930) — A French novel about the public’s overwhelming enthusiasm in 1914 for war and the horrors that met the men who volunteered to serve in it.
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