Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Famines and the Feasts of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of our nation's most beloved holidays. This is the case for myriad reasons, most of them recognizable. It's an excuse to get together with family and friends to reconnect and to be grateful, at least theoretically, for all of our blessings. It's one of the two holidays each year (along with Christmas) that gets us a second day Read more [...]

Pigskin Priorities

I recently re-watched Breaking Bad's series finale, and it got me thinking. Don't worry, this won't be an article about the show - we've already spilled a ton of words on that particular subject. But I do want to briefly touch on the show's closing episode, as it provides some good context for a discussion around the motivational forces behind Read more [...]

Smoke and Mirrors

Marshall Mathers released his 8th full-length studio album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, on November 5th, this past Tuesday. It is a sequel, or rather an alleged continuation, of The Marshall Mathers LP, his most successful record, which I consider to be the greatest rap album of all time. I'll use this Blogcat to provide my opinions on the recent Read more [...]