who fails upward better: Whitlock, Kiffin, or Brandon?
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|2 weeks 2 days ago||if in the pressbox as media:||
if in the pressbox as media: do not wear anything proclaiming an allegiance to the competing teams or any other college team apparel (pro apparel might be okay, but still not seen as professional - i would never do it.) working often in the yankee stadium pressbox, i seldom - if ever - saw yankee beat writers wearing yankee gear. if you are wearing a jersey or any michigan apparel, and are there to work, most of the other writers are likely going to think either.
a) you're some writer's cousin who he brought up to the pressbox to silently observe (see below) or
b) you work for michigan SID or michigan stadium event crew.
cheering or clapping of any sort is also looked down upon and is seen as uncouth - you and everyone else in there are there to do a job, emotions should be checked at the door (or channeled into your writing) i worked in broadcast media for major league baseball for four seasons, and mlb/ teams have a policy not to permit rightsholders/press from wearing team apparel and were pretty serious about it. i never worked in college football/sports but i can't imagine its any different.
believe it or not most members of the press, even if they came into their job as passionate fans (as i was with baseball), are jaded assholes who cant wait to write their story and go home, and certainly won't appreciate such unprofessional appearance in the pressbox. they have likely been at the stadium from 6am if not earlier, and by gametime after so many cups of coffee and shitty stadium cafeteria food, you are ready to get the fuck out of the stadium. but make no mistake, behind those judgmental frowns being cast your way, a jealous envy of your vibrant passion festers.
if you're a fan just 'observing' from the pressbox, you'll probably look like a doofus and very much out of place in a jersey but its not per se forbidden in the absence of a specific regulation. a michigan polo or the like would be much much better, but you still may be confused for some michigan athletics staff/runner.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||im in santiago for the summer||
im in santiago for the summer and have made it to three matches; Chile really seemed to gel during that game against Bolivia, and if they make it past Uruguay they should be in the final. Brazil looked more fluid yesterday than they did against Colombia, and without Neymar no less (it was awesome to see him dominated by Sanchez and then suspended in the game against Colombia). My money is on a Argentina-Chile final.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||i wonder if this is a ploy by||
i wonder if this is a ploy by harbaugh to gather bulletin board material from rival fans, etc.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||saw someone on campus||
saw someone on campus yesterday wearing a very official looking under-armour michigan boxing track jacket. not sure if those are one-offs for the boxing team kinda like the reebok stuff for hockey, but it gives me hope. looked pretty slick.
|36 weeks 5 days ago||lots of booze on standby.||
lots of booze on standby.
|37 weeks 2 days ago||mden needs to get that||
mden needs to get that sweatshirt/shirt in store stat.
|39 weeks 1 day ago||you should! i had a pretty||
you should! i had a pretty good understanding of photoshop before i started this but had never used any of the other creative suite products. just watched a few ~10 minute vidoes about motion tracking and layering in after effects and i was able to sort it out. its not too difficult, just really really tedious.
|39 weeks 2 days ago||rosenberg||
|39 weeks 2 days ago||oh my god that would take||
oh my god that would take decades. this took me a solid 36 total hours to do and there weren't too many different characters (granted part of that was teaching myself premiere and after effects)
|39 weeks 2 days ago||cameos in order of||
cameos in order of appearance:
dantonio + laser tag vest
|39 weeks 2 days ago||was thinking about davis, but||
was thinking about davis, but he wasn't really that vocal during the search. next time.
|39 weeks 3 days ago||Actually very little||
Actually very little photoshop. Mostly premiere pro and after effects.
|40 weeks 6 days ago||in the latest searchbits,||
in the latest searchbits, brian says that mysterious internet person 'GFunk' has gone to 100%. the guys on the victors board and board 5 always refer to mgoblog as GFunk's website, or @mgoblog's tweets as 'GFunk's tweet'. Brian is GFunk. GFunk is Brian. So brian has just tacitly given us an indication that he believes with 100% certainty that the deal is done. Laces out.
|42 weeks 5 days ago||he is in need of a front||
he is in need of a front tooth. you should offer yours.
|43 weeks 1 day ago||i just went through his||
i just went through his entire post history on reddit, spanning five years.
aside from being incredibly misogynist and inflammatory, nothing about his posts indicate that he has any special connection to the Michigan AD. Never makes a mention of his brother at Michigan in any of the hundreds of posts on r/cfb. the guy lives in tempe arizona (may or may not have graduated from ASU), married, works for a backend financial services outsourcing company, is 31 years old, and never gave any indication that he (or his supposed brother) have an in at the Michigan AD. his only inside connection to football seems to be a cousin who played football for Northern Arizona University in the late 80s and 90s, but he is only mentioned once and not having anything to do with inside information.
in fact, judging from many of his past posts, he has a real disdain for michigan - talks a lot of shit about michign during debate about the rematch running up to the bama-lsu national title game, and his dislike of michigan pours through elsewhere.
for such a prolific poster on r/cfb its a bit strange that he doesn't know the name of stephen ross, which has come up numerous times on that board this year (and previously).
i would take this post with a HUGE grain of salt. his prediciton may be right, but i really doubt he has any inside information.
|43 weeks 4 days ago||trade would be red berenson||
trade would be red berenson for harbaugh. mike babcock then fills the head coaching vacancy at yost. michigan defeats ISIS. half life 3 is released.
|43 weeks 5 days ago||those two have been eerily||
those two have been eerily silent since yesterday. same with brian and ace.
|44 weeks 3 days ago||it was almost disinterested||
it was almost disinterested and indifferent. maybe im reading too much into things, but its clear he doesn't really give a shit about the 49ers anymore.
|44 weeks 4 days ago||where can i get some of them||
where can i get some of them soundcloud likes?
|44 weeks 4 days ago||as much as i despised||
as much as i despised brandon, the student athletes sincerely loved him (so it seems); clearly brandon wasn't doing everything wrong - he took care of his primary charges (athletes) - but he failed to understand that the athletic department/athletes is/are just one parcel of the michigan community.
if brandon can gain the trust the athletes, i am hopeful that at the very least hackett can gain their trust as well. and from everything ive heard and read about him thus far from his time at Steelcase and his time on the football team, i believe that he will bring to the table that awareness and sensitivity to the concerns of the larger michigan community that brandon lacked.
that being said, im willing to give hackett a chance, despite his lack of an AD background.
|45 weeks 1 day ago||I think hoke will announce||
I think hoke will announce his resignation shortly after the MD game, effective after OSU. avoids the ugliness of a firing and gets his team motivated for OSU.
|47 weeks 4 days ago||its the michigan difference.||
its the michigan difference.
|47 weeks 6 days ago||what a bunch of entitled||
what a bunch of entitled asshats. schlissel was right, the department does really need a culture change. i'm actually paying tuition to this university, perhaps i should have more of a say about how my university is run than a bunch of sneering freeloaders. fuck them.
|48 weeks 2 days ago||We handed out 1200 of them||
We handed out 1200 of them today in the diag; there are another 800 we will be handing out tomorrow before the game aroundish the stadium if you still want one.
|48 weeks 5 days ago||SHIRTS CAN BE PICKED UP IN||
SHIRTS CAN BE PICKED UP IN THE DIAG ON FRIDAY FROM 2-4 PM. I WILL BE THERE DISPENSING.
FOREVER GO BLUE.
|49 weeks 15 hours ago||maybe; or he could be trying||
maybe; or he could be trying to send a message to bolden about leadership. or both.
|49 weeks 18 hours ago||I saw a tweet from one of the||
I saw a tweet from one of the daily reporters who said DB was in the room for Brady's post game press conference and "looked pissed"
|50 weeks 3 days ago||i had class and couldn't go.||
i had class and couldn't go. zeid (who authored the petition) was there and gave a pretty great speech, however. zeid is in the ford school fwiw.
|51 weeks 5 days ago||you haven't been keeping up||
you haven't been keeping up with ace's recruiting posts have you
|51 weeks 6 days ago||half life 3 is released.||
half life 3 is released.