Entries from September 2008

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

The Knick Bailout! (Friend Post)

I have the distinct honor of being part of a New York Knicks off-season email listserv. Yup, it’s as pathetic as it sounds. What kind of intelligent analysis can be applied to the Knicks signing a crippled Allan Houston or Steph telling the world that he’s going to get all his money (21.9 million)? I’m [...]

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

MattNYC: The Spread Offense Is Awesome (Comment Of The Week)

My blog post on Michigan Football and Rich Rodriguez wasn’t well received. That probably has as much to do with my writing as it does with my argument (although I’m sure you could argue that both are off base). The message I wanted to get across was that I understand we need to give this [...]

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Dick Rodded

Week four of the college football season came and went this past Saturday and I couldn’t have been less interested. That’s because my school, Michigan, had a bye week. Thank goodness. It already kind of feels like they are having a bye year. Michigan is off to a rocky start with painful losses at home [...]

Monday, September 15th, 2008

It’s The Stupid Economy

I returned back to reality Sunday night after a fun and mindless weekend celebrating the Great Weino’s great wedding. I checked in with my dad to get the weekend update (on both my family and the world) and the first thing I learned from him is that it’s official: Wall Street has failed. (Actually it [...]

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Mission Beach Accomplished (5 years later)

Lately, I’ve found myself reminiscing quite a bit about my San Diego life. I moved there a few months after college and lived there for almost two years. This was triggered by a few events. First, my dad mentioned that September is the last monthly payment on our Jetta. (I say “our” because he generously [...]