It’s The Final Countdown

February 4, 2012By sullySports 3 Comments

I feel like I’m going to throw up. I no longer simply want my team to win tomorrow……I need it. Two weeks ago I expended so much energy deluding myself into thinking I would be fine with any outcome…..after all, …

The National at The Beacon

December 18, 2011By sullyGeneral, Music No Comments

Beginning with their entrance onto the stage, The National establishes itself as a group of musicians committed to craft over showmanship. Lead singer Matt Beringer strides onto the stage in his sportcoat and is holding a bottle of wine and …

I <3 the NFL

July 27, 2011By sullySports No Comments

I tried to pretend I was indifferent.  And I may have actually convinced myself that I would not be bothered by a missed NFL season.  I felt taken for granted, and even rejected, as it was clear what I wanted …

Wilco + Beer = ………?

July 6, 2011By sullyFood, General 4 Comments

 

So, there may be some turf issues here, as I’m briefly leaving the sports forum to write a post in the food forum.  But, when you read about a beer on Pitchfork, it just seems that somebody has …

To Hell with your Lockouts!

June 30, 2011By sullyGeneral, Sports 11 Comments

Surely, I am not the only sports fan that gets a little crazy about lockouts in professional sports.  It is, ultimately, a betrayal of the connection that exists between a loyal (cash spending) fan and a private business that is …

Jersey War, Part 2

May 16, 2011By sullyGeneral, Sports 5 Comments

Time for another Jersey War. In honor of the next generation of NBA HOF players now taking the center stage, I went with Derrick Rose’s #1. Could I have picked Durant, LeBron, or Wade as inspiration? Sure. But who is …

Hip, Hip……….Jorge!

May 15, 2011By sullyGeneral, Sports No Comments

So I let the Sox/Yanks series creep up on me.  I inadvertently avoided all the hype, although that is probably best.  And last night, after a long suburban parent Saturday, I opened a Racer 5 IPA and sat down to …

The enemy of my enemy…….

May 8, 2011By sullySports No Comments

So the NBA playoffs are in full swing, and I’m all in. I’ll be the first to admit, I don’t pay the closet attention if the playoffs don’t have a local flavor. A basketball purist might tune in just to …