Must a manifesto always be a rant? The process of reading William Deresiewicz’s Excellent Sheep, the book-length expansion of his 2008 viral article “ … Read More
Been slow around here, but things should be picking up soon… Switch bigspin heelflip down the L.E.S. Park double-set. Gigliotti made a new clip. It has Ted, Olson, etc. in it. Jahmal Williams has a video interview with Japan’s Far East Skate Network about Static 4, along with some indoor park footage afterwards. “I’d rather […]
Oscar-winning actor and groundbreaking comedian Robin Williams had an interest in God and religion but he never experienced a genuine conversion or commitment to Christ, says Dr. Ted Baehr, chairman of the Christian Film and Television Commission and editor-in-chief of Movieguide.com.
At the 2008 TED Conference held in California, the BBC's "The World Debate" set up a panel discussion to be broadcast worldwide from the TED stage. When they went live with the show there appeared to be a major technical...
He loved to take on new challenges and always enjoyed using his talent to brighten the lives of others, and though Robin Williams has died, he still has four movies that are yet to be released. The “Birdcage” star will appear as Teddy...Show More Summary
It can never be forgiven for this transgression. Major League Baseball's 1994 strike cost fans many things. It took away Matt Williams' chase for 62 homers, Tony Gwynn's pursuit of the first.400 batting average since the days of TedShow More Summary
Monroe Capital (NASDAQ:MRCC) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call August 11, 2014 02:00 PM ET Executives Ted Koenig - CEO Aaron Peck - CFO and CIO Analysts Nikesh Rane - Lautenberg Thalmann Bob Napoli - William Blair Christopher Nolan - MLV & Company Bryce Rowe - Robert W. Show More Summary
From the corner of a Cooperstown, New York, memorabilia shop last month, one of the premier experts on hitting the game has ever produced considered Ted Williams and the absolute, utter absurdity of.400. A lot was lost when the players...Show More Summary
From William Wordsworth and Alfred, Lord Tennyson to Sir John Betjeman and Ted Hughes, some of Britain's most famous poets have held the position of Poet Laureate. This special honour, and appointment to the Royal Household, is awarded by the Sovereign to a poet whose work is of national significance. Show More Summary
Beautiful. It's beautiful: what a time to be alive pic.twitter.com/IsNgdEcgMb — Lana Berry (@Lana) August 6, 2014 (via Cork Gaines) Most career HR of anyone to pitch in MLB: 714 Babe Ruth 534 Jimmie Foxx 521 Ted Williams 475 Stan Musial...Show More Summary
The Universal comedy sequel 'Ted 2' reportedly includes a scene where William Shatner appears as himself at a superhero convention in Boston. [...]
It's been an eventful day of training camps around the NFL, including Geno Atkins' return from ACL surgery, A.J. Green getting into a scuffle, Ted Thompson re-signing in Green Bay and Aaron Williams showing off some exquisite dance moves. Geno...Show More Summary
Following my posts on Dave Lambert's life and music ("Voice of Reason"), and his daughter Dee's recollections of her late dad ("Dee Lambert: My Dad, Dave Lambert"), reader Bill Reed sent along the 1959 Down Beat article by Gene Lees...
All day Tuesday, Times readers were asked to vote in a series of polls to select the greatest players at each position in baseball history. Readers were able to vote for three people at each position (except right-handed starter, where the limit was five). There were 8,608 ballots cast, and...
After immortality, the clear next step is always television. And that’s the trajectory for one of the Red Sox’s most famous
Just in time for the All-Star break, when America’s Past Time tries to snatch back some of the spotlight from the World Cup, Atmosphere Entertainment’s Mark Canton has teamed up with Mandalay Sports Media’s Michael Tollin and Peter Guber to option the Ben Bradlee Jr book The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams. Show More Summary
Last in an 11-part series examining the vagaries of awards voting. My final entry in this series more concerns odd fact than dispute. The Boston Red Sox ’ s Ted Williams, perhaps baseball’s most polarizing figure, was no stranger to MVP controversy. Show More Summary
The death of Tony Gwynn highlights the need to finally get tobacco off of the ball field. There is now a Tony Gwynn-shaped hole in each of our lives. One of the finest hitters in modern history, one of the few that Ted Williams took into his confidence and treated as an equal, passed away Monday morning at the age of 54. Show More Summary
Every hitter wishes they could be Tony Gwynn. Like Ted Williams before him, Gwynn was as pure a hitter as you'd see, but what you didn't see was all the hard work behind the scenes. Not only was Gwynn the pioneer of using video for preparation,...Show More Summary
Here's a brief audio clip from a 1997 conversation between Tony Gwynn and Ted Williams, two of the greatest hitters to ever play the game. It's always fun to listen to two geniuses shoot the shit about their craft, but the highlight of this clip is definitely Williams reeling of a string of incredulous expletives upon finding out how much Gwynn weighs. Read more...