Category Archives: Sports

I Think We’re Alone Now

And just like that: FreeDarko has come to an end after six years of tantalizing posts, essays, theories, rants, jokes, graphs, random jpegs, and two incredible books (with beautiful artwork/prints to boot). I regret not having had the time or … Continue reading

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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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Here They Do It Spiritually

Simultaneous Snow Day Viewing, Presented Without Comment:

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Elevator Action!

The elevator, like so many brilliant inventions, has become so commonplace today that most people just find them annoying. Or claustrophobic and terrifying, if you’ve watched too many movies. But chances are you, like me, ride in an elevator every … Continue reading

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In Search of Lost Time, Part Two

Exit Through the Gift Shop (Banksy, 2010) is something like a documentary, and an occasionally funny one at that, yet its intentions are more dubious than even the most preposterously pedagogical of political docs (or a covered Corey Maggette jumper). … Continue reading

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In Search of Lost Time, Part One

With the holiday season behind us, it seems imperative to do some household chores. The last two weeks, which I had off from work, were a decadent and slackadaisacal void in which I somnambulistically sauntered (or was it hibernated?) through … Continue reading

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Besides, He’s a Saint

Given the bias of this operation, I can be silent no longer. And let’s be honest — the Hot Stove is sometimes more appealing than cruel realities. As you may know, on December 2, 2010, the Chicago White Sox signed … Continue reading

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