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Who Should Be The NBA MVP? The Answer Might Surprise You… (Hint: NOT LeBron!)

April 8th, 2021

We’re entering the home stretch of the NBA season and along with talk of playoffs and playoff seeding (more on that in days to come), here comes the speculation on post-season awards firing up. The biggest award, of course, is the MVP trophy, which causes the greatest debates and in many ways generational rifts among sports fans. There’s a highly vocal contingent of mostly younger sports commentators who absolutely worship LeBron James, and their media companies make millions off of clickbait articles unreasonably and unfairly comparing him to Michael Jordan. There is no comparison. This... Read More

Why Are ‘Tiger King’ And ‘Last Dance’ So Popular During Covid? The Answer Might Surprise You

May 18th, 2020

It’s been said there are no coincidences. All actions, all events, are part of a lattice of connection that perhaps we can’t see, and of which we’re not aware, but that we all feel, consciously or unconsciously. That’s what it means when you say something feels right. It feels like it should be. It feels like it should be of our time. That seems to be true especially when it comes to entertainment. To be sure, at all times, there is popular entertainment. There is always something moving through the transom of our lives, of our consciousness, taking up the spotlight. But there are so few... Read More

Michael Jordan Documentary Mini-Series ‘The Last Dance’

April 17th, 2020

ESPN’s highly anticipated 10-part docuseries on Michael Jordan, “The Last Dance”, originally set to debut in June 2020 will now premiere this weekend! Michael Jordan is one of the most celebrated figures in popular culture and is almost universally regarded as the greatest basketball player of all time. In a career filled with too many accolades to list, MJ dominated the ’90s, leading the Chicago Bulls to six championships. The only years the team didn’t win it all during this incredible run, were when Jordan was either retired or trying his hand at minor league baseball. In 1997-1998,... Read More