The Suburbanite

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Updated Jul 10, 2015 at 11:22 AM

Iíve written numerous times about societyís skewed expectations about our professional athletes.More to the point, Iíve tried to expose some of the boundless hypocrisy that the various sports leagues bring to this topic.Now that itís a big issue, the NFL has become the strict arbiter of good behavior.A few years ago, a professional football player could be videotaped beating his fiancee unconscious and receive a two-game suspension.Now, the consequences are more serious.

Updated Jun 1, 2015 at 5:25 PM

Television commercials often get under my skin for one reason or another, but the one that has rankled me most in recent years is ďThe Most Interesting Man in the World.Ē To my mind, the guy who does the pitch for Dos Equis beer is the Most...

Updated May 18, 2015 at 12:07 PM

It is not easy for some people to ask for help. I guess it is pride, a desire not to bother others or just an unwillingness to accept that you need help.

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