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World Cup 2014: The US is Knocking

With the quadrennial arrival of the World Cup, plenty of electronic ink has been spilled this month about soccer’s place in America. While this topic is worth debating, it’s not what I’d like to get into today. I don’t care about the history of the game here, how it’s grown,

Rooting on the Global Stage: Identity Through Sports

On days I drive into work, I routinely tune into NPR to get the latest on weather, traffic, and the daily news. A good portion of yesterday’s segment focused on the 2014 Winter Olympics, specifically the Women’s Short Skate which was starting at 10am EST. I surreptitiously whipped out my

Dan’s Top5 Internet Finds (11/18)

Monday, Monday.  Fall is officially least here in Korea.  My phone says there is chance of snow today.  And that's your weather report.  You stay classy, websurfer.  Here's the Top5: 1. HERO OF THE WEEK Alan Markovitz, 59, a well-known strip club owner in Detroit and soon-to-be reality television star on

Dan’s Top5 Internet Finds (10/7)

I tell you what.  Surfing the web is not an easy job.  This week I have been really busy with work, writing and performing jokes, and traveling Korea (all while napping as much as possible).  I will be the first to admit that I have "mailed it in this week."

Dan’s Top5 Internet Finds (9/23)

Hey there, I'm whispering right now.  I wish there was a whisper font.  That would be cool.  OK, HERE"S THIS WEEKS TOP5 INTERNET FINDS!: 1. CARTOONS I used to love reading comic strips every day in the newspaper.  None, unfortunately, were like these:   My favorite: 2. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY! 3. TOY OF THE WEEK I want one