Just One More Thing

If you can spare just a moment

Probably the best book I’ve ever read.

Probably the best book I’ve ever read.

— 1 year ago
#Mr. Boffo  #Joe Martin 

This guy was one of the highlights of the Drew Gooden invitational at El Cerrito High today. Brandon Randolph of El Cerrito.

— 1 year ago
#Brandon Randolph  #Inglewood basketball  #El Cerrito HIgh  #Xavier basketball 

Part 2 of 2. Tracy Morgan on Jimmy Kimmel’s show, with Howard Stern.

— 1 year ago with 3 notes
#Jimmy Kimmel  #Howard Stern  #Tracy Morgan 
citronandcherries:

“In the ’60s, it was different,” Parker says. “Fruitcake was respected. Then along came some of the comedians, passing jokes. Fruitcake got a bad rap.”
Then again, he adds, “A lot of the comedians who told those jokes, they’re gone now. And we’re still here.” —  Jane Touzalin, Washington Post, December 4, 2012

citronandcherries:

“In the ’60s, it was different,” Parker says. “Fruitcake was respected. Then along came some of the comedians, passing jokes. Fruitcake got a bad rap.”

Then again, he adds, “A lot of the comedians who told those jokes, they’re gone now. And we’re still here.” —  Jane Touzalin, Washington Post, December 4, 2012


— 1 year ago with 10 notes

Tracy Morgan, Jimmy Kimmel show, plus Howard Stern.

— 1 year ago with 2 notes
#Tracy Morgan  #Jimmy Kimmel  #Howard Stern 
citronandcherries:

The Great Fruitcake Toss is set for Saturday, Jan. 12th 2013 at the MS High School Track. The Travel Channel production crew is flying in from NY to shoot a segment for an upcoming show. We are looking for folks who might be interested in participating in a “FruitCake Dodgeball” competition. Anyone interested should contact Floyd at iManitou, 719 685-5089. Also the rules have changed for the pneumatic division, they are now allowed to use air compressors to fill their canons! Just NO GAS POWERED UNITS! — Facebook page of Manitou Springs Fruitcake Toss

citronandcherries:

The Great Fruitcake Toss is set for Saturday, Jan. 12th 2013 at the MS High School Track. The Travel Channel production crew is flying in from NY to shoot a segment for an upcoming show. We are looking for folks who might be interested in participating in a “FruitCake Dodgeball” competition. Anyone interested should contact Floyd at iManitou, 719 685-5089. Also the rules have changed for the pneumatic division, they are now allowed to use air compressors to fill their canons! Just NO GAS POWERED UNITS! — Facebook page of Manitou Springs Fruitcake Toss

— 1 year ago with 3 notes
citronandcherries:

No Wonder people wont eat fruitcake!, January 27, 2012
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Chefblondie (Massachusetts) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Trappist Abbey Monastery Fruitcake 1lb (Misc.)
I have been experimenting and buying fruitcakes on line from some reputable sellers. This arrived the other day. I paid $15 for a 3x3 square and it is THE WORST FRUITCAKE I’VE EVER EATED! Where is the fruit????? IT is more like a nutty drier health food bread. And there was no taste of bourbon or anything alcohol as said in description.
No doubt about it…………..This is TERRIBLE! Fruitcakers BEWARE!  

citronandcherries:

No Wonder people wont eat fruitcake!, January 27, 2012

By 

Chefblondie (Massachusetts) - See all my reviews

Amazon Verified Purchase(What’s this?)

This review is from: Trappist Abbey Monastery Fruitcake 1lb (Misc.)

I have been experimenting and buying fruitcakes on line from some reputable sellers. This arrived the other day. I paid $15 for a 3x3 square and it is THE WORST FRUITCAKE I’VE EVER EATED! Where is the fruit????? IT is more like a nutty drier health food bread. And there was no taste of bourbon or anything alcohol as said in description.

No doubt about it…………..This is TERRIBLE! Fruitcakers BEWARE!  

— 1 year ago with 1 note
Here’s the cover of the just-now-defunct Sporting News back when I read it word-for-word each week. Like so many other kids, I knew the lineup of every baseball team in my league (the AL), from reading the stats and boxscores and team reviews in The Sporting News. After 126 years, it became online-only today. Photo from EBay.

Here’s the cover of the just-now-defunct Sporting News back when I read it word-for-word each week. Like so many other kids, I knew the lineup of every baseball team in my league (the AL), from reading the stats and boxscores and team reviews in The Sporting News. After 126 years, it became online-only today. Photo from EBay.

— 1 year ago
leitch:

I was saddened by the news this morning that Sporting News magazine is ceasing print publication with this next, final edition. (The brand will continue digitally, on iPads, online, so on, you know: Internetty places.) Like many people, I read TSN regularly as a kid and have been a subscriber my entire adult life. I also worked for TSN Online as my first real job, from June 1998-December 1999.
But want a good sign why the print publication is ceasing? How about this: I’ve been the front-of-the-book columnist for Sporting News for more than four years now — I started a couple of weeks after I left Deadspin — and I don’t personally know a single person who knows that fact, outside my family and my editors there. I mean, no one has ever mentioned it to me, ever. The only people I’ve ever met who knew I was the columnist were people who personally emailed the address next to the column itself. Many of them people were in prison or currently, that second, in the dentist office.
I enjoyed writing the column and loved working with some of my old TSN colleagues from the St. Louis days. Those guys have worked their asses off for years. And it’s certainly possible that the column itself was so bad that it just never garnered a reaction, that every other writer was getting constant feedback, that it was just me. (Oh man: I hope I didn’t kill the magazine.) But the saddest part isn’t that TSN is ceasing print publication this month; the saddest part is almost everyone thought it already had.
I do not know if I’ll be continuing to write for TSN in its bi-monthly yearbook editions. I’m interested, as long as I don’t have to write next to this moron. But even though it’s just an “evolution of the brand,” as they always say, let’s not kid ourselves. The Sporting News has been printed for 126 years. Now it won’t be. We’re losing something real here.

leitch:

I was saddened by the news this morning that Sporting News magazine is ceasing print publication with this next, final edition. (The brand will continue digitally, on iPads, online, so on, you know: Internetty places.) Like many people, I read TSN regularly as a kid and have been a subscriber my entire adult life. I also worked for TSN Online as my first real job, from June 1998-December 1999.

But want a good sign why the print publication is ceasing? How about this: I’ve been the front-of-the-book columnist for Sporting News for more than four years now — I started a couple of weeks after I left Deadspin — and I don’t personally know a single person who knows that fact, outside my family and my editors there. I mean, no one has ever mentioned it to me, ever. The only people I’ve ever met who knew I was the columnist were people who personally emailed the address next to the column itself. Many of them people were in prison or currently, that second, in the dentist office.

I enjoyed writing the column and loved working with some of my old TSN colleagues from the St. Louis days. Those guys have worked their asses off for years. And it’s certainly possible that the column itself was so bad that it just never garnered a reaction, that every other writer was getting constant feedback, that it was just me. (Oh man: I hope I didn’t kill the magazine.) But the saddest part isn’t that TSN is ceasing print publication this month; the saddest part is almost everyone thought it already had.

I do not know if I’ll be continuing to write for TSN in its bi-monthly yearbook editions. I’m interested, as long as I don’t have to write next to this moron. But even though it’s just an “evolution of the brand,” as they always say, let’s not kid ourselves. The Sporting News has been printed for 126 years. Now it won’t be. We’re losing something real here.

— 1 year ago with 20 notes