Dean Spanos, Trickster God, is trying to get San Diego to build him a very big, very empty house of lies

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Dean Spanos is trying to pull off a cheap trick for his hail Mary to keep the Chargers in San Diego. Below, the three major ways the billionaire is trying to bamboozle everyone in the whale’s vagina. Written by Kyle Magin Giving a billionaire hundreds of millions… Continue reading Dean Spanos, Trickster God, is trying to get San Diego to build him a very big, very empty house of lies

Opening the present that is Opening Day

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Happy Baseball! Because no other sport drops off memory and hope at your doorstep like a phone book bound for the recycling each spring. By Andrew J. Pridgen The world needs another syrupy 817-word warble about the importance of baseball, the we-need-it-now-more-than-ever significance of it like it… Continue reading Opening the present that is Opening Day

Sierra Club just posted a pair of job openings for its mag which means all the writers are busy ‘tweaking’ their cover letters today

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Awww yeah, I’m gonna get the shit out of this job! By Andrew J. Pridgen I am, admittedly, super good at two things. They are: Coming up with super-good ideas in the middle of the night. Like last night it was a tornado in a jar. I… Continue reading Sierra Club just posted a pair of job openings for its mag which means all the writers are busy ‘tweaking’ their cover letters today

Why Marco Sullivan’s 17-year professional skiing career was more consequential than you think

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Nobody did it better…while wearing more denim. By Andrew J. Pridgen Athletes, they say, die two deaths. The first when they retire, the second when their number is called up from behind the giant deli counter in the sky. Marco Sullivan, a 17-year Alpine veteran of the… Continue reading Why Marco Sullivan’s 17-year professional skiing career was more consequential than you think

Who said it? 21 quotes that were uttered by either Donald Trump, Patrick Bateman or Both

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Sadly, they seem to have a lot in common. Including what they say. By Andrew J. Pridgen One is a heir from a wealthy East Coast family who has extreme personality disorders and uses his day job as a materialistic Wall Street investment banker as cover for… Continue reading Who said it? 21 quotes that were uttered by either Donald Trump, Patrick Bateman or Both

Why use of air quotes is only like the 17th worst thing about this LA Times Multiplatform Editor job post

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The actual job would best suit someone with experience in fast food expediting…or maybe a robot—the good kind. (A dog robot that can edit video and code a little might work too.) -or- THIS is everything wrong with print digital media. By Andrew J. Pridgen There are… Continue reading Why use of air quotes is only like the 17th worst thing about this LA Times Multiplatform Editor job post

NCAA March Madness opening weekend as told by guys texting about how f*cked their brackets are

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Your tournament is over the first weekend. You are not alone. By Andrew J. Pridgen Thursday noon Group text begins: PETER: UConn. Whoa. Who had Colorado? CHRIS: I did. MATT: Fucking idiot. JUSTIN: Bold move. You must’ve not seen the shitty team through all the smoke. CHRIS.:… Continue reading NCAA March Madness opening weekend as told by guys texting about how f*cked their brackets are