further adventures in Jed York being unsuited for his position
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|3 hours 45 min ago||So the dog says, he says||
"Get that shit outta here!"
|3 hours 51 min ago||40 degrees?||
I don't know what it's like to have temperatures without a "minus" sign in front of them.
|1 week 19 hours ago||If you were Class of '91||
You may have known a friend of mine from grade school, Paul Ziemba - Class of '90.
|1 week 1 day ago||The cheerleaders||
Took care of rehabbing him.
Thankyouverymuch ... Tip your waitress. Try the prime rib.
|1 week 2 days ago||A class of Ohio State fan||
That's like saying it's possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.
|1 week 2 days ago||I will not be happy||
Until our unis look something like this:
|1 week 2 days ago||I'm sure there will be times next season||
When the "page turn" seems more like "same song, different verse." However, I don't expect that to last very long because Harbaugh.
|1 week 3 days ago||He's graduated from douchenozzle||
He's up to "douche canoe" at least.
|1 week 3 days ago||No wonder and no kidding||
If a company's (or government agency's or university's or ...) leadership team needs Disney to tell them how to develop loyalty and improve their customers'/constituents' experiences, they aren't qualified for the positions they hold.
|1 week 3 days ago||Disney Institute||
I have an acquaintance who used to promote the Disney Institute to various companies. When Disney made it a revenue generating business in the mid-90s, he ran its business development activity.
I found it astonishing when he told me a few years later some of the groups who had taken courses that lasted from a day or two to a week or more, including U.S. Government agencies, colleges and universities, and many, many Fortune 500 companies. It's a substantial piece of business for DisneyWorld.
|1 week 3 days ago||Actions speak louder than words||
I frankly don't care what either URBZ or Wilcher said. It's what they both DO from here on out that matters.
|1 week 3 days ago||The time I saw this||
It actually worked, but only because the 40th anniversary of Apollo 15 was being recognized by the University. One of the crew, Al Worden, was honored at halftime. Made sense that Rocketman would be included.
It was nice that time, but should not be repeated.
|1 week 3 days ago||But the league||
Would be reduced to games played in Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Bangkok.
|2 weeks 1 hour ago||It happened just that way||
Falk said as much, as have JUB and others. By the time it happened, there was no "old guard" to tell DB otherwise.
|2 weeks 1 hour ago||On the unconstructive bombing||
To clarify, I really liked the piece. You could have a career as a prosecuting attorney (or at least an intern writing up indictments). If your essay had been read to a hanging judge, Brandon would be headed for the gallows in the literal sense.
I'm looking forward to your follow up. I'm sure JUB will take on the subject as well. So far, Hackett seems not to suffer the same vanities that plague Brandon. It's a start.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||A eulogy||
Agreed. But it's been almost 4 months since DB was shown the door, which was why I was interested in Brian's wider view of what was learned and what can (and should) be done moving forward.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||In the Big House||
Sounds like it was written and recorded by Nickelback... I hate Nickelback.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I've tried||
Kramer held out longer, and he was a fictional character.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Good piece||
But to what purpose? It's interesting to read in retrospect, but I can't help but think that Brian's really missed an opportunity here to offer some suggestions as to how U-M (and perhaps other colleges and universities) avoid the Dave BrandOn mistakes in the future. Maybe his intention is to write "The Failure - Epilogue."
As John U. Bacon points out in Fourth and Long (read it, if you haven't yet) college athletics so many have loved for generations are rapidly headed toward a tipping point - perhaps it has already been reached in many respects. For Brian's piece, I would have welcomed his attempt to turn his considerable insights and writing skills toward an examination of what to do about it.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I would give up "sex"||
But I'm married, so every day is pretty much a Lenten sacrifice.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Or||
Flogging the dolphin?
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Right||
The Polish word for creamed, pickled herring is "sledzie" (pronounced "sledj-ye", or approximately so). Thus, my cousin appropriated the term "sludge". It fit.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I've grown to like the prune filled paczki||
I grew up thinking they were gross, but then I tried prune-filled pierogi and found I was a convert.
I'm also a fan of pickled herring now, as well (but not cream-style - the version my cousin lovingly renamed "sludge").
|2 weeks 4 days ago||No sex after marriage?||
For whom, precisely, would this even qualify as "newsworthy"?
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Resume building||
They'd better hope that no one reading their resumes is a Michigan grad. Their applications will never see the light of day.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||A painful lesson||
Every so often I am reminded in technicolor fashion: never, ever mix types of alcohol. I'm not saying it's the same result for everyone, but I have seldom been sicker.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Don't drink too much||
I learned that trick from the floor of my South Quad bathroom too. And relearned it several more times thereafter.
|3 weeks 2 hours ago||It sucks||
I don't care if the contest winner turns out to be some kind of latter day Giuseppi Verdi. This is an epically bad idea because it is an attempt at a newly manufactured "tradition." Dave Brandon would only be too proud to have sponsored something this idiotic.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||NCAA mindful of athletes||
Thanks, LSA for the humor this morning. Great start to the day.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Time for the obligatory....||
Oh, for fuck's sake. Seriously? What is it with that dude? Did Section 1 get reincarnated or something?