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The Friends Of Distinction: Making The Connections

Good old number 32. During his heyday with the Cleveland Browns, Jim Brown was the best running back in the league, and I would argue that he’s still the best that ever was. 525 more words


Television And Movie Notes

Some notes and comments on television and movies will follow.

It was great to see the legendary “American Bandstand” host, the late, great Dick Clark in a 1960 movie “Because They’re Young,” which aired on TCM last night. 102 more words

Jackie Robinson On The Final Day Of The 1951 Regular Season

I know the story of Jackie Robinson is about so much more than his baseball accomplishments.

In fact, Robinson was a star in so many sports. 124 more words

Bob Arum's 50 years in boxing: From Muhammad Ali to Manny Pacquiao

LAS VEGAS — Most boxing promoters start out small and work their way up, taking years to get to where they’ve gained enough of a reputation to handle the sport’s big stars. 1,665 more words


Idiots Guide: 10 NFL Greats turned Hollywood Stars

There have been more than a few NFL greats who have made a seemingly effortless transition from gridiron greatness to silver screen notoriety. These athletes have been able to find success in multiple fields of entertainment which makes them truly gifted individuals who should be commended for their work and dedication. 996 more words

Pop Culture

Book Review: James J. Brown, Jr's "Ethical Programs"

Ethical Programs: Hospitality and the Rhetorics of Software (Review)


James J. Brown, Jr.’s 2015 book, Ethical Programs: Hospitality and the Rhetorics of Software is part of The Digital Humanities series from The University of Michigan Press which is targeted more towards rhetoric and computation scholars under the umbrella of DH scholarship. 1,521 more words