Brian B.

  • Sorry Casual Golf Fans, the 2017 Masters was Bad for Business

    Well, we’re already through another year.  Not really.  That’s just what it always feels like to me because my calendar begins and ends with Masters week.  I’d like to give you the cliche “this year had a little of everything,” but I don’t think it did.  I think overall...
  • ER Writers’ Playlists: That 2:30 Feeling

    Thank God we live in the world we do.  Yes medicine and freedom are cool, but you know what really takes 2017 over the top?  Unlimited music delivered to my devices over the magic of the Internet that I listen to through even more magical antennas in my ears....
  • ER Writers’ Round Table: National Pizza Day

    Pizza.  A simple enough dish, but all too easy to take right off the rails and create nothing but a worthless sauce Frisbee if you add the wrong ingredients.  Gone are the days of your childhood when pizza was just tacklin’ fuel to get back out there and play more...
  • A non-partisan rebuttal to a real bad Trump review

      Last week Tysenberg, a colleague of mine at Entry Revel published an “Objective Non-Partisan Overview of Donald Trump’s performance so far.”  Besides Tysenberg being obviously confused about the definitions of objective and non-partisan the entire piece read like a failed audition to join the “Daily Show.”  I’ve tried to hold...
  • 5 Common Misconceptions About America

    Starting around noon on Thursday way too much of the country has been in an inauguration induced hysteria.  Whether you’re still salty about watching Trump get sworn in, or whether that Make America Great Again hat has begun to fuse to your head, both sides of the aisle have...
  • The Clifnote Chronicles: Benjamin Franklin

    This week America inaugurates its 45th President.  I’m not going to get into whether you’re excited or mortified about the next four years, because frankly I think everybody on both sides of the aisles needs to redirect some of the manic levels of intensity they carry around for the...
  • ‘Accidental Courtesy’ Available to Stream in 2017

    No, this isn’t a rehashing of Chappelle’s Clayton Bigsby skit.  This is real, and after all the division and hatred and identity politics 2016 gave us, this film covering Daryl Davis and his three decades befriending and eventually converting white supremacists is exactly what we need. ‘Accidental Courtesy’ premiered at SXSW...
  • The Clifnote Chronicles: The Wright Brothers

    Our quick rundown of the Wright brothers' first manned flight...
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    Advice on Following Your Dream (From Someone Who Did)

    Tips for deciding whether you should pursue that career you've always dreamed of...
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