Archive | October, 2012

An Analysis of Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg stands in the rare company of being an author whose name invokes a deluge of sentiments, eras, movements, and anecdotes. For Shakespeare, readers think of the king of playwrights; for Defoe, readers think of “the first novelist”; for Voltaire, Wilde, and Moliere: “satirist”; for Kerouac, Ginsberg, and the Beat poets: “revolution”. But even […]

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Choose Your Own Adventure: Taken 2

Taken 2 took it in the teeth with the critics, but for all the wrong reasons. None of the critics seemed to mention just what a horrible father Liam Neeson portrayed in this movie. About halfway through the film, I wondered why they didn’t call it Taken Away By Social Services. The best way to […]

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Suitable Alternatives to Gary Bettman

As the NHL lockout wears on, the vitriol continues to seep down from Canada until even the United States cannot help but notice the bad juju. Even in the company of David ‘My Way or Highway’ Stern and Roger ‘Zero Fucks Given About Player Safety Slash The Fans’ Goodell, Bettman looks bad. And he is […]

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Ten Reasons to Listen to Fleet Foxes

I might be violating the highest rule of this band’s likely-hipster following – that is, never encourage anyone to like the same things as you, in the interest of the preservation of the “individual” – but I love these guys too much. So let them come at me with Pitchforks. I regret that I have […]

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About the Author

Chris O'Toole (Colorado State '12) is pursuing a Screenwriting MFA at Chapman University. He has worked for Livestrong, CBS, Examiner and other publications. Love, hate, and job offers can be sent to: chris@o2lsports.com