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I write about the Eagles, 76ers, movies, music and frankly whatever the hell I feel like.

Nick Foles.

It’s assumed the Saints will beat the Eagles handedly Sunday afternoon. It’s a home game in the dome. Drew Brees lit up Philadelphia’s secondary with ease not even two months ago. New Orleans has been rolling all season. Alvin Kamara said the New Orleans would have “beaten the shit out of the Eagles” if they…

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Nick Foles, Back Where He Belongs

This Eagles season had been a miserable one up until three weeks ago. Every game had seemingly played out the same way. The offense looked lifeless in the first quarter. The defense blew second halves. It wasn’t until Nick Foles created magic in Los Angeles Dec. 16 when things became interesting. A little help along…

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My Favorite Albums of 2018

Later this month I’ll write about my favorite movies of 2018. It’s this whole ordeal with rankings and insight and whatever else. I’ll include trailers and possibly pictures, too. The past few years I’ve written about my five favorite films from the given year, but I’m feeling a bit advantageous this year. I’ll rank every…

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Jimmy Buckets

It’s a fresh start for Jimmy Butler in Philadelphia. Nobody cares what happened in Chicago and Minnesota if Butler plays hard, gels with his teammates and helps lead the 76ers deep into the postseason. To give the 76ers a chance. Butler said all of the right things during Tuesday’s press conference. He spoke highly of…

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What They Had (Spoilers, of course!)

It’s a story that’s been told before: a disease enters a dysfunctional family. Let’s see how its handled. There’s something different about Elizabeth Chomko’s directing and writing debut. It tells a story about a mother suffering Alzheimer, a father in deep denial of it and two adult children in polar opposite situations. It’s a wonderfully…

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Jimmy Butler, a 76er

On the same day Doug Pederson accepted the head coaching job with the Philadelphia Eagles, Jimmy Butler dropped 53 points, with the Chicago Bulls, on the Philadelphia 76ers. That was January 2016. In the midst of a 10-win 76ers season. Before Dario Saric came over. Before Sam Hinkie was forced to resign. Before Carson Wentz…

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I didn’t grow up skateboarding. I flirted with longboarding for a year in college as a failed try to be cool. I did have a skateboard, some piece of wood branded with a 90’s television character, at age seven. One day I took it to the nearby park (Shout out Ardmore Avenue). Some teenager asked…

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Philadelphia broke out at the tail end of last season, ending the year with 16 straight wins. It seemed too good to be true. Things faded in the playoffs, of course. Boston exposed Ben Simmons. Joel Embiid appeared out of shape. Markelle Fultz didn’t play a minute in the second round near sweep. The optimism…

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Powdered Doughnuts

The boy stands up straight like always. His father says doing so exudes confidence. It’s the fifth day of sixth grade, and that’s when confidence is needed most, especially with Aidan lurking. Despite a slouch, Aidan grazed over Tommy by inches. Nobody would have blamed Tommy if he avoided him altogether. After all, Baker Middle…

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