Category Archives: Entertainment

December 06

By Signing Jacoby Ellsbury, the Yankees’ Hal Steinbrenner is Finally Breaking Bad

According to most accounts, Hal Steinbrenner, the managing general partner of the Yankees, is a quiet and reserved individual.  In fact, in an interview with Mark Feinsand of the Daily News earlier this year, Steinbrenner described himself as “introverted” and explained that, in sharp contrast to his infamous father, he did not want “to be […]

June 30

Thanks for the Great Information ESPN

After Manny Machado hit his 38th double of the season tonight, Elias and the Bristol boys put together this gem for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball broadcast crew to analyze:  the most doubles in a season by a player during his age-20 or younger season.  Clearly, Machado (who turns 21 in 6 days) is well on his way […]

June 03

Arrested Development Meets Major League Baseball

After a brief seven year hiatus, the fourth season of Arrested Development was released on Netflix this week.  In an interview with A.V. Club, Mitchell Hurwitz, the creator of the show, discussed the difficulty in writing and filming the new episodes because of the schedules of all of the actors.  Mr. Hurwitz explained that they […]

April 25

Have We Learned Nothing From ESPN’s First Take?

Apparently looking to capitalize on the heated American League MVP debate (Mike Trout or Miguel Cabrera) from last season, Major League Baseball Network has been pushing a new show called MLB Now hosted by Harold Reynolds and Brian Kenny.  The show is being billed as the “old school” versus the “new school,” and this theme is […]

March 13

ESPN SportsCenter: Always Keeping the Fans Informed

This picture encapsulates everything that is wrong about ESPN’s SportsCenter right now: Rather than discussing actual sports news, SportsCenter provided a freaking bar graph illustrating the number of tweets sent by one of its reporters.  In other words, instead of reporting about the beginning of NFL free agency, ESPN chose to report about its reporter who […]

December 20

Great Christmas Songs You Probably Didn’t Know Originated in a Movie

A few nights ago the best channel on television (a.k.a., Turner Classic Movies) happened to be playing one my favorite movies of all time:  Meet Me In St. Louis.  This movie follows the lives of a middle-class family (the Smiths) in 1903 St. Louis just prior to the World’s Fair.  This 1944 movie featured stand-out performances […]