Posts tagged “TMQ”

Thoughts for the Offseason

Thoughts for the Offseason

“The stadium lights are dimmed, the film rooms have gone dark, and the cheerleaders have put their miniskirts away in very small drawers.”

The Offseason

In which I mourn the ending of another college football season

This Makes No Sense

This Makes No Sense

Turning and turning in the widening gyre

Last season, the Colts won the Lombardi in part by establishing a pass-wacky attack that defensive coordinators were obsessed with stopping, then gradually shifting toward the run in the postseason, then rolling out a rushing-based game plan in the Super Bowl that took everyone by surprise. … Belichick is among the best-ever students of the sport, so don’t be surprised if he remembers and attempts the same switcheroo. Of course at this point, don’t be surprised if Belichick suddenly rips off his prosthetic human face and reveals himself as a hideous reptilian space alien come to spearhead an invasion fleet.

The 2010 Draft

Tuesday Morning Quarterback scores again with 2010: The Mock Draft.

Tiny Time

Are you a sports fan? Have you ever wondered just how accurate those clocks are? And can a ref — or anyone — really determine a hundredth of a second?

What Lies Beneath

The author of The Progress Paradox, Gregg Easterbrook, writes a weekly column for called Tuesday Morning Quarterback during football season. I didn’t get a chance to read it Tuesday because I was still in Vegas. I love Easterbrook because he’s not afraid to tackle social issues in the middle of discussing the merits of

Naperville Public Library Books

When I got to the office today there was a package sitting on my desk. I received my sixth copy of Gregg Easterbrook‘s “The Progress Paradox: How Life Gets Better While People Feel Worse” — I keep giving them away! — via Amazon’s used book marketplace. The book is in near-perfect condition, perhaps because it

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.