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|2 hours 48 min ago||No,||
and let's not act like being somebody's agent makes them BFF. This guy doesn't owe Manziel anything.
|6 hours 13 min ago||It||
is possible to do, but he would literally have to be incapacitated to make decisions. He is not anywhere close to that point.
|6 hours 18 min ago||WOW!||
You just violated the "thoughts and prayers" rule in spectacular fashion.
|6 hours 20 min ago||We||
have for athletes, no question. They get to use the rehab hall pass a couple of times for things that may or may not have anything to do with addiction. I am certainly not saying there are not athlete addicts, but I tend to agree with what you are saying at least with regard to professional athletes.
|6 hours 22 min ago||Agree to||
disagree. He is 23 years old. Alcoholism often takes decades to really manifest completely. If I had to guess, Manziel is still tying one on twice a week and hitting up the diner in the morning for the hangover fix after some wake and bake. Certainly not ideal but I don't think you need to call A&E for the intervention quite yet. I am not saying he is not heading where you are suggesting, but I don't think he is there yet.
|6 hours 28 min ago||Yeah, I mean||
if a person is a jerk you will certainly find that out when they are intoxicated, but true alcoholics do not have a "core personality" anymore. They don't have any personality. They cannot even feel happiness or sadness anymore as their brain is literally no longer functioning remotely correctly. I don't think that Manziel is that kind of drunk but that is a different story. If you have seen true alcoholism (and I am not saying you haven't) it is not at all like Johnny-boy playing beer pong and jivin in Vegas.
|6 hours 33 min ago||I get||
what you are saying and I hear you, but there is a difference between an alcoholic and a guy who drinks too much and too often to play in the NFL effectively. I don't think that Manziel is pounding straight Vodka after retrieving it from his hiding spot, I think that he is partying too much and needs to chill the F out. To me, at this point, rehab may just be a facade to deflect from the fact that the guy is just acting a fool.
|6 hours 38 min ago||"Attitude of gratitude,"||
He is quoting Spongebob there. Lol. This guy never stops.
|6 hours 41 min ago||Watch||
the interview and tell me where he was being snarky. Honestly, I just don't see it.
|6 hours 44 min ago||Didn't||
|6 hours 46 min ago||That drive||
where Michigan State almost got into field goal range to cut the Bama lead to 38-3. That was dramatic.
|6 hours 56 min ago||Well,||
I have to say, where is dad right about now? I know that once they are 18 it is not your show anymore but it really looks like young Johnny could use a hand right now. I don't know their business but tackle him if you have to until he gets his shit together.
|7 hours 28 min ago||No||
actual information is conveyed in those interviews man. Really, people tune into The Heard to get valuable in-depth "analysis" of sports? You think they should have gotten into whether Derrick Green was going to be able to take the torch at running back or if Harbaugh was going to run an aggressive blitzing defense? Come on. Harbaugh was not happy about being on the show for whatever reason and it was pretty clear. What questions would have been the right questions?
|7 hours 34 min ago||Yeah,||
I just watched the entire first interview again. Cowherd was welcoming, and even noticeably excited about the interview, Harbaugh was not on board. Even the moment of "confrontation" came when Harbaugh cut him off and was like "is this like 20 questions or something that you play when you are a kid." I think that Cowherd was more than willing before that to just let the interview suck and go on about his business but he really couldn't after that. When Coach said "what can I do to make your interview better" Cowherd had to cut him, he had no choice.
|7 hours 48 min ago||Harbaugh||
accepted the job like a week before the interview. What "prep" was really necessary? There were 750 questions that he could have asked and I am sure he could have managed 6 or 7 but he got stonewalled on the first two, one of which was just kind of a hello-how-ya-doin throw away question.
|8 hours 2 min ago||Really though,||
what did Cowherd do wrong? He asked like two questions and was getting stone-walled. I thought he ended the interview because it was literally getting too awkward to continue for both the participants and the listeners.
|8 hours 4 min ago||I really||
didn't get what Harbaugh's deal was during the first interview. He knew who Cowherd was going in and I thought Cowherd was ready to do the interview and had some material prepared. It just seemed like Coach was in a bad mood to begin with.
|8 hours 10 min ago||Bizkit||
And personally I like Nirvana.
And Limp Bizkit.
|9 hours 44 min ago||You||
seem to care an awful lot for a person who doesn't care.
Of course Nirvana didn't have songs about "financial instability." If you are so obtuse as to conflate my perspective of the national outlook at the time being reflected in the content of the music with whether or not one band spoke about the details of the nations economy I don't know what to tell you.
Since you want the "callously dumb" route, perhaps I should rephrase in a manner that is easier for you to understand. The "grunge rock" movement reflects unwarranted entitlement, self-agrandizing petulance, and in Nirvana's case specifically, unsettling narcissism, all disguised by some kick ass guitar. It was essentially Limp Biskut minus any self-awareness. It was good music, no question, but good luck to you if you took any "lasting lessons" from the content.
|10 hours 40 min ago||I am||
currectly crying like a little *punk* bitch just thinking about that song.
|11 hours 6 min ago||I don't||
know if there is a more underrated song than Nightswimming.
|11 hours 7 min ago||I think||
you misunderstood both the book and the movie. You were not watching exploits born of "wisdom" but instead the story of person who had not been provided with necessary emotional resources to cope with his existence (along with very possibly untreated nuerologial issues or serious mental illness). He is a sympathetic figure, no question, but not because he knew any that any of the rest of us don't know or didn't know at his age. He was simply unable to compartmentaize things properly due to identity issues and neglect from a very seriously dysfunctional family.
|11 hours 23 min ago||Typical||
objections to the movie(usually from Sean Penn haters) is that it "glamourizes" the story. I could not disagree more. Contrary to their view, I think the Hearst's McCandliss is cold and uncaring under a thin veneer of charm. The emotional foundation of the movie is with Keener, Vaughn and Holbrock who all care about him far more than he is able to reciprocate. It is really a fascinating, tragic story.
|12 hours 17 min ago||The 90's||
were actually a very odd time in America. It was a time when people really did not know how good they had it. The grunge rock movement is an interesting reflection of that, because a lot of the material reflected a kind of "angst" that was not really warranted. The economy was good, the cold war had ended, there were no major crisis involving the US directly of any real substantial import.
it eventually lead to essentially a "national boredom" that, in my mind, resulted in the eventual erosion of a lot of traditional American values out of simple complacancy, and that erosion is reflected in the viewpoint of the popular music of the time.
It is interesting to watch the movie American Bueaty now, which was made in 1999, pre-Columbine, pre-9/11, pre-Iraq, etc. It reflected a county in the midst of an identity crisis born of stagnancy and boredom. People who "came up" after the 90's think the movie is overrated because they simply don't understand it. It reflects a reality with which they are unfamiliar.
|12 hours 30 min ago||Into||
the Wild soundtrack - Very underrated, as is the movie IMO.
|1 day 6 hours ago||You||
really are an odd duck.
|1 day 7 hours ago||It's just....||
I am sure there are a lot less traumatic ways to eat a lemon than how he chose to do it. Can't stop laughing.
|1 day 7 hours ago||Yeah,||
it gets pretty unsavory.
|1 day 7 hours ago||I always||
pictured you with glasses.
EDIT - And eating a lemon looks a lot grosser than expected.
|1 day 9 hours ago||I think||
one or two guys on your 3rd team will redshirt.