Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bond 50: From the Cold War to the War on Terror

For my generation, the Cold War was lost on us; we came of age right as the New World Order was setting itself in place. Even for those of us born in the early 80’s, the Cold War mostly passed … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to “First Take”

To First Take: I am a sports fan. I was not a huge fan of your show for a long time, back when it was Cold Pizza, and later First Take; even so, I would watch it on occasion, and … Continue reading

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The 2012 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants

Despite all the analysts saying they couldn’t come back when they had their backs against the wall, despite the odds stacked against them, the San Francisco Giants managed to win the World Series. After having to come back to win … Continue reading

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What is David Stern’s legacy?

Ever since David Stern announced his retirement, effective February 1st, 2014, we have been hearing a lot of opinions about his time in office; they are usually composed of praise, if not respect, for a man who will have reigned … Continue reading

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Areas Where ESPN needs to improve

ESPN loves to discuss how it is sports-centric. Its main show is called “Sportscenter,” and its success had led the networks of the NBA, MLB, NHL, and NFL to copy its model for their main shows. However, for all of … Continue reading

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Bond 50: Bernard Lee and Judi Dench play M to perfection

Outside of James Bond himself, which character is the most important in the Bond franchise? As you can imagine from the title, the character is M. For all the supporting characters that Bond has dealt with, most notably Q and … Continue reading

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Bond 50: Moonraker prompts a change in direction

In 1978, the Bond franchise released Moonraker, which was the franchise’s answer to Star Wars. Like The Spy Who Loved Me before it, it was big, epic, and very broad in scale; unlike TSWLM, it seriously pushed the limits of … Continue reading

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