Posts tagged “Sports Illustrated”

“A great shot is when you pull it off. A smart shot is when you don’t have the guts to try it.”

Phil Mickelson, Sports Illustrated, April 19, 2010

On Football

As I get older I find it increasingly difficult to explain my love of football. You’d think that the opposite would be true, that I would find it easier to tell people how wonderful it is as I understand the game more. But that is simply not the case. I follow Stewart Mandel on Twitter

Gators Championship Package from Sports Illustrated

Gators Championship Package from Sports Illustrated

At some point about fifteen years ago I subscribed to Sports Illustrated. With the exception of a tragic few months during which most of my mail was trapped shuffling between coasts, I haven’t missed an issue. Generally I ignore all the commemorative editions and t-shirt and sweatshirt offers; I have enough t-shirts and sweatshirts to

On Baseball

On Baseball

A beautiful essay on baseball

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.