On Near-Death Experiences, Pretend Football Teams, and Slappers Only
Me personally I am loving the multiple Friday posts!! Next week let's do 5 Friday High 5 posts to make it really literal! 😉
So I completely concur with your old person injuries just from navigating our own houses. I am currently sporting a bruise on my hip from last night when I turned the corner too fast getting back to my couch, and rammed smack into the edge of the sofa table. Perhaps we need to go back to the days of baby proof furniture, right my friend?
MJ - I'll concede, he is the GOAT in terms of sport. The thing is, he hates losing more than he loves winning. I mean, you gotta respect that laser focus. I finally watched Air the other week and I loved it. As usual I went on IMDb afterwards for insights, and MJ specifically forbade the actor who played him as a teenager to show his face. Literally no one else can depict MJ except for MJ himself.
I can see why you said Bill Simmons despises Kareem who as you know is *my* all time fave NBA player. Cuz Kareem just had too much else going on with his interest in politics, martial arts, and acting in movies. I love Kareem's intellectualism, humor, amazing writing skills, and vulnerability. All wrapped up in a goofy goggles-wearing, skyhooking package!
"It was a bad year for our cinematic Olyphant hopes." I love this line...I hear it in Morgan Freeman's voice and it's just so...poignant. I assume you are all about Justified: City Primeval :) We haven't dipped in YET...but I am ready for some Olyphantastic-ness...that was terrible. I regret nothing!
Ouch! It hurts just reading about it. Yikes. Glad to hear you're back in the game. 🏌️
I hate that you got hurt, but man, this is relatable. Something like this is likely how I'll meet my untimely demise.
Listening: I got a copy of Steely Dan's Pretzel Logic at a sale down the road, and have been listening to it quite a bit.
Reading: The changes to Medium's Partner Program. I'm cautiously optimistic.
Watching: Cold Case midday reruns (still). I am an old man that likes watching his stories.