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Wake Up, Sheeple! Is William Deresiewicz’s ‘Excellent Sheep’ an Anti-Ivy League Manifesto or a Book-Length TED Talk?

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

‘Bout to Leave the Crib With a Couple of My Pirates

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 […]

Robin Williams 'Considered Christ' But He Was Never Set Free, Says Christian Media Critic

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

Robin Williams on the TED stage

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...

Robin Williams’ Four Finished Films Are Still Forthcoming

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

The 1994 strike cost us a terrible playoff team

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's (MRCC) CEO Ted Koenig on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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

Tony Gwynn, the 1994 Strike and Baseball's Last Real Shot at .400

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

'Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy' opens at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

last weekArts : Artdaily

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

Adam Dunn pitched, and for a moment all was right in the world

Beautiful. It's beautiful: what a time to be alive — 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

'Ted 2' Lands William Shatner Cameo

2 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

The Universal comedy sequel 'Ted 2' reportedly includes a scene where William Shatner appears as himself at a superhero convention in Boston. [...]

A.J. Green is fighting, Colts lose a man & more from NFL training camps

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

Dave Lambert and Ted Williams

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

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...

Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax head all-time All-Star team

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...

‘The Immortal Life of Ted Williams’ to be adapted into a miniseries

After immortality, the clear next step is always television. And that’s the trajectory for one of the Red Sox’s most famous

Next At Bat: A Miniseries On Baseball Slugger And War Hero Ted Williams

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

Ted Williams' Lone MVP Vote in '53 Would've Come in Handy in '47

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

Tony Gwynn's legacy could be end of chewing tobacco in majors

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

Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Harper, Wieters, Posey and More

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

Listen To Tony Gwynn And Ted Williams Talk Hitting

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

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...

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