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Play or Get Played

It is my opinion that The Wire is the greatest show in the history of television. Obviously I have not watched every show ever, so I suppose I can’t know for sure, but I have watched and read about my … Continue reading

NogFest Analysis: Individual Games

This Blogcat is the third and final chapter in my analysis of NogFest, a Pong tournament hosted by my friend Nog during the last weekend of May this year. If you need to get caught up on Part 1 (which … Continue reading

NogFest Analysis: Player Performance

This Blogcat is a continuation of some posts I’ve previously written regarding my fraternity’s game of Pong: The Brother Pi Breakdown Pong II: Advanced Analytics DKE Pong Rules & Regulations Don’t Doobie To bring everyone on the same page: at … Continue reading

DKE Pong Rules & Regulations

As I’ve made painfully clear in a number of this website’s columns, my fraternity, Delta Kappa Epsilon, plays Beer Pong. Regulation games are played to 21 points, between 2 teams of 2 players on a ping-pong-sized, wooden, metal-trimmed table using … Continue reading

Zion Bible Institute (Part 2)

If you haven’t read Part 1, you can find it here. As mentioned in Part 1, the pictures in these articles are only a small sample of the pictures I took on site. You can view the rest of them … Continue reading

Brother Pi II: Advanced Analytics

Apologies to all non-DKE readers; this one’s pretty fratty. In light of my friend Nog putting the finishing touches on his own personal Pong table – and me playing on said table this past weekend – I’ve been thinking a … Continue reading

Zion Bible Institute (Part 1)

One afternoon this past December, while I was back in Rhode Island for Christmas, the day was unseasonably warm, so I decided to take a walk around town. It has been a couple of years since I’ve spent any length … Continue reading

End Games

The Good Life, a philosophical topic that’s been around for millennia, focuses on uncovering the secret to happiness -¬†Eudaimonia, as Aristotle called it. Many different theories attempt to define the nature of happiness – Hedonism, for instance, asserts that Pleasure … Continue reading

Courtside

This past Sunday, I was offered free tickets to Monday’s basketball game between the Washington (Char)Wizards and the Bos(Magne)ton Celtics at the Verizon Center in DC. As some of you know, I’m fan of the NBA, and the Wizards, in … Continue reading

Family and Fandom

A few days ago, I made an oblique reference to my parents about the Thanksgiving Day slate of football games. My mom, confused, responded, “Oh, there’s football on Thanksgiving?” Over the course of the ensuing conversation, my parents essentially came … Continue reading