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The Heroes of Sports Auction Preview Is On Display In River North

If you’re a HUGE sports fan like me, this is something you need to see!

The Heroes of Sport is holding an auction this coming Sunday, but before that, they’re putting all kinds of stuff on display for people to check out! 81 more words


Media Update 11/16/17

The Big Sick

On any given day, Kumail Nanjiani ranks as either my favorite or second favorite stand-up comedian. He tells both relatable and fantastic stories and operates on a similar nerdy wavelength as I do. 823 more words



I breathe.
It is tense, concerned and contracted.
It’s early, the air asleep.
We got broken into. The garage.
Jackie thinks, bonus! everyone’s up.

Dude, I don’t want to take you out for pee. 129 more words

Vintage Toronto Ads: The Watermelon and the Boy

Originally published on Torontoist on March 16, 2010.

Time, October 27, 1947.

In the battle against racial discrimination, 1947 was a year of turning points. 271 more words


Vin Scully Will Not Watch the NFL Ever Again Because of Protests

Vin Scully, Dodgers broadcasting legend, is the latest to weigh in on the NFL and players kneeling during the national anthem. Scully was speaking at a Saturday event in Pasadena, and said he would never watch another NFL game. 379 more words


Latest Review: The Boys of Summer by Roger Kahn

Well, the season finished in the most exciting World Series in ages (just read Grant Brisbee’s stupendous article on game two for proof), and before everyone packs up and starts thinking about something else for the rest of the year, I’ll make a final recommendation to tide you over until pitchers and catchers report for spring training in February: … 498 more words