Category Archives: Miscellaneous

People Disappear Every Day

“I used to be someone else. But I traded him in. Uh, what about you?” -David Locke (Jack Nicholson) in Mike Antonioni’s The Passenger (1975). Every time someone leaves the room, they disappear. Or at least so says Maria Schneider’s … Continue reading

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Come Out To The Coast, We’ll Get Together, Have A Few Laughs

Happy Holidays, friends.  

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Field Trip Friday // 005

“I SEE A DARKNESS” LINKS -The Dallas Mavericks might have the best zone defense in the NBA…ever? Beckley Mason takes a look at Hoop Speak. -NBA players are fouling out less and less, and Dan Feldman does the dirty work … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday // 003 + 004

“THE SEARCHER” [Note — Since there was no field trip last Friday due to holiday excursions, please forgive the untimeliness of a few links] LINKS -Christmas came early this year for the White Sox, and Jim Margalus examines the Adam … Continue reading

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Dispatches From Middle America

A Semi-Brief and Personal Account of One’s Fandom, Liberated Like all good, sports-loving Americans, I was born and raised a loyal follower of my regional squads: Bears, Hawks, Sox, Bulls (as Serengeti might say). Having spent my entire life in … Continue reading

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This Must Be The Place

Happy Thanksgiving, everybody. Spent this ice-cold morning watching Anthony Mann’s terrific The Man From Laramie (1955), which has me entertaining ideas of ‘home’ on this particularly family oriented day, but maybe that’s for another time or for Jimmy Stewart to … Continue reading

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FIELD TRIP FRIDAY // 002

“FEAR EATS THE SCOLA” LINKS -Larry Granillo constructs a periodic table for the Baseball Hall of Fame over at Wezen Ball. -Mara Altman brings us up to date on Whit Stillman in this wonderfully long profile/interview over at First Things. … Continue reading

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