If an over-financed, under-loved climber is injured or dead on Everest, it must be May

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I couldn’t feign surprise by the news of injured guys in the very merry month of May Written by Kyle Magin Like that annoying Justin Timberlake meme or the resultant flora from April showers, there’s no more sure way to tell May has arrived than to find… Continue reading If an over-financed, under-loved climber is injured or dead on Everest, it must be May

The Warriors don’t need to win tonight, not really. OK, maybe a little. Yeah. Um, the Warriors really need to f*cking win tonight.

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… They at least need to play with as much intensity as Radiohead. By Andrew J. Pridgen The campus radio station has been playing a lot of Dinosaur Jr. lately which means either I’m really cool or I’m really fucking old. Speaking of really cool and really… Continue reading The Warriors don’t need to win tonight, not really. OK, maybe a little. Yeah. Um, the Warriors really need to f*cking win tonight.

All the things that went through Jeremy Jones’s head during his 20,000-foot first descent

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Spoiler Alert: There’s a good chance Jimmy Buffett will creep into your head when you’re trying to cheat death. By Andrew J. Pridgen Truckee’s Jeremy Jones recently spent 40 minutes jump turning down a spine in the Himalayas. That’s roughly the equivalent of running around and getting… Continue reading All the things that went through Jeremy Jones’s head during his 20,000-foot first descent

Trump’s rise simply a manifestation of America’s internet porn addiction

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Tenuous connection? Not in the land of the disconnected. By Andrew J. Pridgen Trump ran for president before. In 2000, his sideshow reached epochal lows when, as the Reform Party, candidate he was pilloried by commentator Pat Buchanan for his lack of substance and abundance of hubris.… Continue reading Trump’s rise simply a manifestation of America’s internet porn addiction

Draymond Green is a top-10 player in the N.B.A. but not for the reasons you’ve been told

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…Here’s what Draymond did during game 2 vs. Portland to set him on a path to greatness. By Andrew J. Pridgen Draymond Green is a strange kind of budding superstar in a league that has defined itself over the past three decades as a cohort of superstars.… Continue reading Draymond Green is a top-10 player in the N.B.A. but not for the reasons you’ve been told