Every society has at least one food which everyone knows how to make, and which no one else knows how to make correctly. Recipes are carved on stone tablets, and jealously guarded in the Ark of the Kitchen. Wars are fought over deviation from scripture. In much of North America, this food is chili. You can’t throw a…
One of the fundamental laws of nature is that any web site with eclectic tastes and more than ten readers must have an occasional cooking piece. This, then, is that.
In this week’s Gawrkcast, my interview* with FreemanMcNeil is interrupted by a welcome surprise visit from SameSadEcho.
It’s kinda like baseball except the ball should bounce one time on the way to the batter. And the person delivering the ball gets to have a running start from far far away, if desired. And the batter can hit the ball in any direction - no foul balls.
I’m wondering who would be up for a Gawrker fantasy football competition? This would operate as a sort of simplified version of daily fantasy, but with less sleaze and no national advertising.
Each week, contestants will pick five or six position players, one defense/special teams, and one kicker. You’ll have to pick…
Third in a series on how to recognize the most powerful people in the nation’s most popular sport.
Second in a series on how to recognize the most powerful people in the nation’s most popular sport.
First of a series on how to recognize the most powerful people in the nation’s most popular sport.
So. It's early 1977 all over again. You're trying to cop a feel off your flat-chested girlfriend on her parents sofa while "Frampton Comes Alive" blares from the 8-track tape player. You're getting nothing, as usual. Nothing for the hands, and nothing for the ears either.
I am hosting a Super Bowl party on Sunday, principally because I learned absolutely nothing from last year's party. It suits a host to be up on the burning questions of the day.
The postgame interview is bothersome, necessary drudgery for NFL head coaches. The goal is to give the appearance of answering a question while at the same time saying absolutely nothing about anything whatsoever. And, really, it has to be that way. Approximately 90% of America treats life as a contest to see who can…