I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|1 day 10 hours ago||LSAT w00000000000000t. Hope||
LSAT w00000000000000t. Hope you rocked it. Good luck.
|1 day 10 hours ago||2007 Leras Family pinot from||
2007 Leras Family pinot from Papapietro Perry. Smoking good. Smoking fucking good. Also watching 5 Year Engagement. I live in SF. I went to Michigan. I have been engaged for 4+ years. Somebody STOLE MY LIFE. Well, sort of. Kind of funny movie.
|1 day 11 hours ago||Yeah that is right. I am not||
Yeah that is right. I am not sure why they get so pissed about it. I mean, we're saying that we are bros.
|1 day 11 hours ago||That sign is pretty fucking||
That sign is pretty fucking funny. Good for Sparty. I tried rooting for Ohio, and it did not feel right. Sparty played a Hell of a game and they are going to the Rose Bowl. I have friends and family who are Sparty. They are probably so happy right now.
|1 day 21 hours ago||Right, that's exactly it.||
Right, that's exactly it. Most Sparties I know, in addition to being complete idiots, will have ridiculous views about sports generally (e.g., "Lions are going to the Superbowl," every fucking single year).
|1 day 22 hours ago||Staee||
|1 day 22 hours ago||Ohio, for sure. More||
Ohio, for sure. More obnoxious, but I can respect that. Sparty fans are more annoying, however, as they have a delusional view of how Sparty figures into the sporting world. They are the least informed, most undereducated bunch of pissants in all of sports. I hope Ohio absolutely tunes them today.
|2 days 15 hours ago||Ranger IPA with Andrew W.K.||
Ranger IPA with Andrew W.K. Pre-game time.
|2 days 20 hours ago||Yep. Silver Lake has some||
Yep. Silver Lake has some great music spots (like Spaceland) that are hipstered to the max. Dudes from that scene (e.g., Beck and Eiliot Smith) are/were pretty much hipsters, before that was even a meme. Santa Monica and West Hollywood have become more hipster/foodie since I left.
|2 days 20 hours ago||I will be having flashbacks||
I will be having flashbacks to last weekend in Ann Arbor. Zingerman's. Roadhouse. Bells Two-Hearted. Sweetwater's. 8-Ball. Rabbit sausage polenta at the Earle.
Roadhouse buttermilk fried chicken, for the table. At brunch.
I can't get Ann Arbor out of my mind. My heart.
On a separate note, 8-Ball no longer really smells as much like puke in the stairwell as it used to. And the '98 Rose Bowl poster is nowhere to be found.
|2 days 20 hours ago||A very good situation for||
A very good situation for Peterson to walk into. Sark has recruited very well, and UW is in better shape now than at any time in the last 10 years. I think he would have left earlier, had his predecessor at Boise, Hawkins, not flamed out at Colorado.
|2 days 20 hours ago||If not wanting to live in LA||
If not wanting to live in LA makes someone a hipster...
Well, I'll put it this way. I lived in LA for several years, and (1) there are hipsters galore in LA, and (2) you could do sooo much worse than hanging out with the hipsters.
|2 days 21 hours ago||Aside from his penchant for||
Aside from his penchant for making off-color comments (which would actually be funny if were not the president of a major university), he was a successful president by many metrics. He was loved at Ohio and Vanderbilt, and is known as being an excellent fund-raiser.
The curious thing is that he was criticized at Vanderbilt for not supporting sports, especially football--he reorganized the athletic department--and at Ohio he was criticized for being overly deferential to sports. He did whatever it was he believed was in the best interests of his constitutents, nothing more.
He is a Wall Street/CEO type president, with an outsized persona and a penchant for getting attention, and funding. That is not going to work with many institutions (he was not liked at Brown), but this may work for West Virginia.
|2 days 22 hours ago||100% best site on the||
100% best site on the Internets. It has been a hard season, and I do not think it has brought out the best in anyone. Keep chopping wood Brian, Seth, et al.
|3 days 20 hours ago||Well, I think the Naked Mile||
Well, I think the Naked Mile got banned, but that used to be it for me. Now it's maybe Hash Bash? Cornell has Slope Day, Princeton once had the Nude Olympics.
You know, there may be something to the idea that many of these year-end celebrations that were traditions for decades started in the 1960s, with the collective desire by students of that generation to be free from repressive social norms, and then were crushed by university administration 30-40 years later, often by administrators from that same generation that started the traditions to begin with.
Here is a link to an article that discusses some traditions similar to the Naked Mile. Many seem connected to the end of the year. Many are now banned.
|3 days 20 hours ago||Is that Willie Meggs wearing||
Is that Willie Meggs wearing an FSU colored tie?
|3 days 21 hours ago||How you answer this question||
How you answer this question is really just a function of what your pre-existing belief is regarding the SEC.
There is not enough meaningful data on these teams to judge.
You could just as easily challenge the premise of your question than accept it. Mizzou went 5-7 last year, and did not play either Bama or Auburn in the regular season this year, where their biggest wins are against 8-4 ATM and 8-4 Georgia. ATM went 8-4 this year, and 10-2 last year, when they beat Bama. Aside from the Bama win, in 2012 ATM lost their other two tough SEC games, and their biggest conference win was over 8-5 Miss. State. This year ATM lost to every ranked conference team it played, and its biggest win was 8-4 Vandy.
|3 days 21 hours ago||It is really hard to separate||
It is really hard to separate myth from reality regarding the quality of the SEC, because the media (especially ESPN, who has a vested interest) have helped shape perception, but there is also the fact that the SEC is 8-0 in BCS title games, 9-0 if you count the Bama-LSU rematch.
That type of success is what is at the root of the 'confirmatory bias' shown by the media.
|3 days 23 hours ago||Most of the details you would||
Most of the details you would need to know to make an assessment were not made public. I found it odd that the alleged victim could not identify him, but the sex was supposedly consensual per the defendant, making it unlikely the two knew one another prior to the encounter.
If I had to guess I would say no charges, due to the timing, and the presser. Were he to be charged, I would have expected the investigation to go into the new year.
|4 days 9 hours ago||20 or 21 wins seems likely||
20 or 21 wins seems likely based on the remaining schedule, which may get M a 6 or 7 seed.
But I could seem an improvement on this prediction, considering injuries to McGary and Stauskus have hurt so far. There have been vast stretches of games this year, especially the UNC-C and Duke games, where the offense just looked so lost that I can just as well see a bubble year.
|4 days 9 hours ago||If your idea of good taste is||
If your idea of good taste is meathead shit like BWW I can't help you, and that is not where I spent 7 years of my life.
|4 days 17 hours ago||OK, but over 28,000 people||
OK, but over 28,000 people are employed by the University, making the town dependent on the prestige and attraction of Ann Arbor as a college town. http://www.annarbor.com/business-review/ann-arbor-areas-25-largest-compa...
The more Ann Arbor resembles some anonymous suburban space like Columbus, Ohio, the less attractive it is, at least to me.
|4 days 17 hours ago||All I am saying is that if it||
All I am saying is that if it is going to be sold to private enterprise, said enterprise show a little bit of imagination, initiative, and taste.
|4 days 18 hours ago||Looked at a map, and that's||
Looked at a map, and that's right, as far as being on campus goes. South of the golf course has never been anything but industrial park/shopping center/box hotels. Discontinuous from campus, even if it is contiguous with it. But I don't know, would it kill anyone to open a brew pub/biergarten there, with another Zingerman's venture in the mix?
|4 days 20 hours ago||Ann Arbor is a college town,||
Ann Arbor is a college town, and we are talking about campus here. The Arbor Hills shops are more geared towards 30-something soccer moms. http://shoparborhills.com/
J. Jill, Lululemon, juice bars, a second Cafe Zola (which is actually pretty cool, at least in theory, but I have never been there). Nothing against that, especially as it is off campus, but it is not college town stuff.
Part of what makes Ann Arbor special to me is that it has places like Sweetwaters, Zingerman's, Dominick's, 8Ball that exist in Ann Arbor, and nowhere else, and are of Ann Arbor. When I was back for the Game I noticed chain or at least chain-looking bar/restaurants left and right, in between Main and State Street. Now, one or two of those places may serve some useful purpose, like drawing 100s of Buckeye fans away from the places I like to go, but there reaches a point where those places detract from the character of Ann Arbor.
|4 days 21 hours ago||Commerical developments in||
Commerical developments in that part of town have yielded things like Buffalo Wild Wings, or some other awful place geared towards servicing mouthbreathers visiting town for football games. It's not like a cool place is likely to move in. Let UofM have it and use it as a socialist indoctrination center, that would be more of a public service than another goddamn place like Buffalo Wild Wings.
|4 days 21 hours ago||Not close for me either. I||
Not close for me either. I will always remember where I was, what I was doing, when Michigan won in '89. Beating Ohio, even when they are favored, is not such an event.
|5 days 17 hours ago||DeBord was prone to similar||
DeBord was prone to similar Lazurus like performances within an otherwise moribund offensive output. For example, the 2008 Citrus Bowl, 2006 Notre Dame game, and 2006 Ohio game. This is the same team that put up 18 in the 2006 Rose Bowl, was held to 17 in the 2006 Penn State game, and struggled through an injury plagued 2007.
|5 days 22 hours ago||I once disagreed strongly||
I once disagreed strongly with these types of sentiments. But that was back when the Citrus Bowl had people whinging. And before Dave Brandon incorporated and monetized our traditions, and turned the Big House into a garish evocation of the football industrial complex.
|1 week 4 days ago||Brandon is a little late on||
Brandon is a little late on this. By the way, who do you think is spreading those rumors that Hoke may be fired? (If you guessed staff members of programs who are also recruiting Jabril Peppers, you win the prize!)