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What It’s Like To Go on a Date with Justin

Not too long ago, I was reading a friend’s blog on which she reviews her Tinder dates. I have never done the  online dating thing, but I do occasionally score myself a night out with a girl the old-fashioned way, and … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Songs of 2015

Every December, my buddy Sam invites a bunch of his friends to share their ten favorite songs from the previous year. It’s a fun little exercise to go back over all the stuff I listened to from the past year … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Favorite Beatles Songs

No matter who you are, you’re not going to like this post. The Beatles are surely the most influential and culturally omnipresent band in pop music history. Even people who don’t consider themselves Beatles fans per se will usually have … Continue reading

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2015 MLB Playoff Preview

Thanks to injuries, a shitty starting rotation, and various odd-year gremlins, my San Francisco Giants will not be participating in the playoffs. See you at the victory parade after the 2016 season! But just because the Giants aren’t in the … Continue reading

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Niners Week Three Awards: The Roof Is on Fire Edition

I’ve been a 49ers fan since the late ’80s. The Niners fanbase is generally regarded as pretty spoiled, and with some good reason—after all, we had Joe Montana and then Steve Young, who combined for two solid decades of dominant … Continue reading

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Niners Week Two Awards: Dawgs Weekend Edition

Now that’s what more like it! One week after San Francisco seemed to turn my preseason prognostications of doom upside down with a 20-3 stomping of the Vikings, we got a game that lined up a lot closer with my expectations. … Continue reading

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Niners Week One Awards: The Jon Snow Edition

Ladies and gentleman, the Niners Awards make their return in triumphant fashion, as San Francisco/Santa Clara began their season with a 20-3 pasting of the Minnesota Vikings in Silicon Valley that was basically the polar opposite of their debacle of … Continue reading

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