Monthly Archives: November 2013

To Spiral (transitive)

I have only seen the trailer for the new NFL documentary, The Forward Pass: A Football Life, but I’m hoping to catch the whole thing soon, and not just because it features my Sewanee friend, Joe Wiegand, as Teddy Roosevelt. … Continue reading

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Regarding “Our F***ing City”

It’s Big Papi’s world, we just live in it, if you’ll allow me to adapt Dean Martin’s line about Sinatra. I have yet to come down from my high about the Red Sox winning the World Series last month, and … Continue reading

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