July 17, 2018
  • Movies

    The 100 Most Essential Movies 1960-1989

    The 100 films you’d be most offended to learn your best friend hasn’t yet seen.  Sixties, Seventies, and Eighties.  The Godfather (1972)  Directed by Francis Ford Coppola.  Screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, [...]
  • Sports

    The Best American Sports Cities

    The criteria: –Must have at least 2 professional teams of the big four sports. (Sorry San Antonio) –Both past and present performance is considered, with greater weight given to the present. –Though championships and sustained competitiveness are the [...]
  • Sports

    Ranking the 30 for 30s

    To be sure, ESPN doesn’t always go about things perfectly (see Tilt).  With 30 for 30, they nailed it.  The brainchild of “Sportsguy” Bill Simmons, the 30 for 30 series embarked on the tremendously ambitious [...]
  • Movies

    The 100 Most Iconic Fictional Characters

    Superman (first appearance: 1938)  Created by Jerry Siegal and Joe Shuster for Action Comics #1 (DC Comics). Mickey Mouse (1928)  Created by Walt Disney and Ub Iworks for Steamboat Willie. James Bond (1953)  Created by Ian [...]
  • Soccer

    The Ten Greatest Soccer Nations

    The greatest soccer nations in the history of the sport, ranked by overall success on the world stage across generations. Rankings take into account World Cup, Confederation, Euro, Copa America, and Olympic finishes, as well [...]




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