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Polos, Ponzis and Pirates

Justin July 30, 2011 0

Has the average male arm somehow gotten shorter in the past few years? That’s the only possible explanation for why the sleeves on polo shirts have all of a sudden became smaller. For the

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Heat Waves, Soccer Babes and Unmarked Graves

Justin July 24, 2011 0

And there I sat, sweltering. It was 8:30 Friday morning and the mercury had already risen past 90 degrees.  Fresh out of the shower, but already sweating,  I knew enough to put off getting

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A Real Beatle, A Noble Colt And A Fake Tiger

Justin July 16, 2011 0

Here’s the thing about a Paul McCartney concert.  It doesn’t matter. For me, at least, the experience was made the second Sir Paul strummed his first note on stage. At that point, he could

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Strange Calls, Different Ideas and Weird Al

Justin July 9, 2011 4

I spend a lot of time listening to sports talk radio. And when I’m not listening, I’m usually watching it. (Thanks to Time Warner Cable in NYC, I can literally watch nothing but simulcasts of sports

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Fires, Liars and Rock and Roll Skyers

Justin July 2, 2011 0

This is one of those “only in New York” moments. On Friday morning, at around 10:15, I was walking West on 86th street, towards 3rd avenue. It was already hot out, probably in the

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A Sub, Some Clubs and The Hub

Justin June 27, 2011 0

As regular* readers know, I was out of town this past week. On that note, congratulations to Beltway Buddy, who guessed, “the train ride home on Day 5,”  as the answer to our recent

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Amish Living, Credit Giving and Little League Fibbing

Justin June 17, 2011 0

I like the show, “In Plain Sight,” on USA. Mary McCormack plays a perpetually angry US Marshall who oversees people in the witness protection agency. Her partner’s name is Marshall, which means he is

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Personal Space, Playoff Pace and A Bit Off Base

Justin June 10, 2011 0

And now, the latest edition of the ongoing series, “Justin shares his anti-social tendencies in the hope that others may feel the same, only they have enough sense not to say so out loud.” Today’s episode:

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Page Views, Big News and Boston Boos

Justin June 3, 2011 0

SportsCracklePop just had an excellent month. Our numbers were way up in May. I don’t know if it was our best month ever, but it was really good. That makes me happy. I work

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DVR Tips, Loose Lips and Financial Dips

Justin May 27, 2011 1

At the culmination of every professional sports season, columnists like to hand out their end of year awards. They name their personal MVP’s, Rookies of the Year, etc, then explain their picks.  These are

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