Tag Archives: sports

Something from the Kindle/Iphone Playbook?

Almost unrelated, but tonight was “blogger night” at Camden Yards, so The Orioles, having sent Mark Hendrickson to the bullpen, Lou Montanez to the DL and Adam Eaton to the glue factory*, decided to announce that Matt Wieters will be … Continue reading

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Almost Makes You Want to Eat a Quesadilla

So, from the end of The Blind Side, turns out my Lenny Dystra radar is working.  The family that adopted Michael Oher wasn’t always 100% aces financially in its quick-dining empire.  Also, Michael Lewis grew up with Sean Touhy in … Continue reading

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I’m Thinking I Need a Michael Oher Jersey

‘Bout halfway through the book (busy), and, though I sorta get the Lenny Dykstra school of finance vibe from the foster-dad, Mr. Oher’s 90% score in protectiveness, and torched arm from the windshield, impresses me. Sadly, since the last time … Continue reading

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I’ll Say This:

The Ravens are leading the pack in sportswriting-Pulitzer-ready picks.My god.  That‘s a tough LB. Unfortunately, the Sun’ll probably be online-only by the end of the year. Aside, I’m enjoying the Michael Lewis book more than I thought I would. The … Continue reading

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You Know, Apart from Michael Lewis

Sports books selection in the Kindle store kinda sucks.  But that was $8 well-spent. Purple and Black FTW, Baby!

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Internet Fail

You mean to tell me there’s no place I can find a Manatee, FL community college t-shirt? The Ebay, it does nothing.

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There’s a New Ed Lacy on the Site

It was an Avon PBO, very tough scan… oddities that I don’t have proofing heuristics for, but I think I caught it all through the magic of multiple pass-throughs.  (Famous last words…)  Actually, the story is a little tamer than the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, Gang

Know it’s been quiet.  Couple of the deals in print-book land ended yesterday.  DTP Kindle sales have doubled for me since Dec. 24th, but I went retro and took advantage of those p-deals.  3-400 times in the past three weeks.  Price was right. On … Continue reading

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TX Book Festival Updates

The “Penguin Editor” who hated Pennyworth is in fact a “Holt Editor”–which makes it all more interesting.  But no additionial gossip.  Today was insane, and I didn’t talk to any of my boothmates until the last 20 minutes, when I … Continue reading

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Notes from the TX Book Festival

In no particular order.  I was so beat after today’s show that I crashed for four hours, watched the rest of the game from my hotel, and, daylight savings time or no, didn’t go to the bars.  We’re all wondering … Continue reading

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