Teenagers of 2024: Here’s a glimpse…

July 26, 2010

My 2 1/2 year old son will undoubtedly live in a very different world than the one I grew up in (known to VH1 as the “totally ’80’s).  Some things he should expect:

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It’s 2010. We live in The Future! Is it everything we thought it would be?

July 12, 2010

The old saying goes “everyone thinks they’re a critic.”  But I contend, what everyone really thinks is that they know what the future will be like.

Well, guess what?

We’ve shot past 1984, 2001 — heck, even 2001’s ugly step-child sequel 2010 is soon to pass.

And if there’s one thing that countless sci-fi movies, television shows and books have proven it’s that nobody knows a damn thing…

WHAT THEY GOT WRONG: Read the rest of this entry »


World Cup Soccer/”Football”

July 5, 2010

Look, don’t talk to me about the art of appreciating boring sports.  I LOVE the granddaddy of boring sports: baseball. Nothing appeals to me more than slow-as-molasses, 5 hour, 17 inning extra inning pitcher’s duel or a 37 pitch at-bat where Johnny Damon fouls off 15 consecutive pitches because… well, I guess he has no where else to go.

But soccer. Read the rest of this entry »