Season of Awards and Football

First it was the Golden Globes, then the SAG awards. This Sunday is the Super Bowl, then the Grammys, then the Academy Awards. Almost every Sunday for two months has an awards show or a play-off game or the big game. Many friends of mine don’t care to watch. But for me, it’s research. What… Continue reading Season of Awards and Football

Bowl Highlights

Yes, the game was exciting. Yes, the underdogs won. Yes, it was a high-scoring game with many firsts: most total yards in Super Bowl history, gutsiest play in Super Bowl history, highest loser score in Super Bowl history. I could’ve done something more educational and important. But those commercials! So funny or so sincere. Every… Continue reading Bowl Highlights

An Ode to the West Coast

Earthquakes, fires, and mudslides aside, California is an awesome state. You’ve lived at both ends, and it is like leaving one country and entering another. San Diego is warm, sunny, and filled with swaying palm trees. You were only there for 18 months, long enough to visit every beach and experience every tourist attraction. You… Continue reading An Ode to the West Coast