The advent of social media was first welcomed as harbinger of world peace and connectivity. The Zuckerbergs and Dorseys of the world asserted that an increasingly connected world would lead to a global society of peace and understanding. Borders would dissolve and national affiliations would be shed in favor of a new, global identity. We … Continue reading Delete Social Media
#19: New York Knicks 2017 record: 29-53 (11th in Eastern Conference) 2018 Vegas Over/Under: 28.5 2018 Slogan: “Down with Dolan” Notable Additions: Kevin Knox (R), Mario Hezonja, Noah Vonleh, Alonzo Trier (R) Lineup of Death: Ntilikina/Hardaway/Knox/Porzingis/Kanter Offseason Highlight: Enes Kanter vs Recep Erdogan What 2 Watch 4: Get Dolan Out After years of desperate flailing … Continue reading NBA Preview Pt II
Here is PART I of my NBA preview/power rank. I’ve watched all the tape, scoured the box scores, listened to Zach Lowe' s podcast, and parsed out what’s important and what’s bullshit for the 2018-2019 NBA season. I’ll release one part every week(ish) leading up to the first game of the season in the middle … Continue reading NBA Preview Part I
Last week Donald Trump issued a "presidential tweet" accusing Google and other tech companies of burying positive Trump and conservative news stories, promising his justice department would ‘look into it.’ This spawned a whole “new” discussion about a conservative bias in social media and has prompted a justice department inquiry. Discussion has generally followed the … Continue reading Old Man Yells at Computer
The Russian state operates on paper as a federal republic. Much like their democratic and parliamentary cousins, they have a distinct legislative, presidential, and judicial branch, hold elections, and have a constitution. However Russia's erratic behavior in the international community, such as their brazen murder of Sergei Skripal and their intrusion into U.S. elections, have … Continue reading The Democratic Facade of Russia
Fortnite, for anyone who has not been on the internet in the past 6 months, is a multiplayer shooting game where players fight to the death in a battle royale-style deathmatch. It has spawned a wave of mediocre social media content, literal billions of dollars in freemium in-game sales and a worldwide, cult-like following. Fortnite … Continue reading Does Fortnite Suck? Maybe.
AbstractPizza is a food built upon paradoxes. Pizza and the appreciation of pizza transcends race, religion, political affiliation, and socioeconomic status while simultaneously drawing stark and deeply entrenched battle lines in regards to quality, quantity, and classification. Deep dish vs thin crust. Stuffed crust vs classic crust. Don’t even get me started about toppings. The … Continue reading The PQT