• Jussie Smollett Donald Trump Media

    Media and celebrity reactions to Jussie Smollett and Donald Trump

    The media reaction to the Jussie Smollett hate crime hoax and the Mueller Report was striking. The cast of his former show, Empire, wrote a letter on April 25 stating that Smollett should be back on the show because he is innocent since the charges were dropped. However, many celebrities ...
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    Cleveland Browns: Takeaways From the 2019 Schedule Release

    The Cleveland Browns became America’s Team after defeating the New York Jets last year in Baker Mayfield’s debut. The excitement from the entire NFL was palpable. They have taken notice and is capitalizing on the excitement surrounding Baker Mayfield. The expectations are only higher now that the Browns have added ...
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    Music: A Look Back at The Rolling Stones Debut Album Released UK 1964

    If you wish to know what initially inspired the Jagger/Richards songwriting team, listen to The Rolling Stones. Their 1964 debut album consists primarily of covers of American R&B, rock & roll, and blues songs. In the opening track, the Stones convert “Route 66” into a beat music number. The next ...
  • Major League Baseball

    Dear Major League Baseball: Cater to Your Fans, Not Outsiders

    Dear Major League Baseball, We know you are trying to cater to NBA and NFL fans by making the game faster-paced with more “action.”  There have been “pace-of-play” rule changes put in place, and others are apparently forthcoming. The automatic intentional walk is awful.  I don’t think I have heard ...