| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:37 AM
As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a meme. To me, a meme was bigger than being president of the United States. It meant you stood for something.
So a couple of days ago, I come back into work after getting a coffee. Deadspin proceeds...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The papers and talks shows are full of sad stories about Notre Dame football player Manti Te'o' and his apparently imaginary deceased girlfriend ("We're supposed to be skeptical," Jan. 17).
With all the trouble, pathos and good will stories to be told,...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:28 PM
It was a love story for the ages, and America was transfixed.
Superstar Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o meets a beautiful Stanford coed after a game there and over the succeeding years they fall in love. There are reports of her visiting his family...
| Jan 22, 2013
Costa Mesa High has two coaches in their first seasons with the boys' and girls' soccer programs. It would be hard to tell the two men apart, if you just listened to them.
Amos Hernandez and Tamiko Davila struck me as very positive and similar when I...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 4:10 PM
School gets an F
Los Angeles Times
Perhaps the saddest part of the Manti Te'o Internet fraud story is the total lack of leadership shown by the once hallowed institution of Notre Dame. While a forensic examination of Te'o's statements...
| Jan 24, 2013
Whatever you think of Manti Te'o, what's happened over the past few weeks regarding this girlfriend hoax has been quite embarrassing. Being catfished is something no one wants or deserves.
For those of you who don't know, a catfish is someone who uses...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:07 PM
We're supposed to believe that Florida's system for selecting the people who set our utility rates is fair and free of political meddling.
That's a bigger fake-out than Manti Te'o's girlfriend.
The Legislature controls the selection of Public...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:22 PM
I am sure you've getting this question a lot lately, but, if Manti Te'o falls to the Bears in the first round of the draft, should they make him Brian Urlacher's heir apparent? -- Donald Tursman, Los Angeles
If you are asking if I would eliminate Te'o...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 4:00 AM
You are missing the point.
Or at least, you are if you're one of the bazillion people following the Manti Te'o story, dutifully trying to determine whether the Notre Dame football star was the victim or the perpetrator of a bizarre hoax. Granted, the...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Andy Warhol famously said that "in the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes." With the dawn of Internet, Twitter and other social media, Warhol's future may be now.
The average Facebook subscriber averages more than 100 "friends." And Dan...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:34 PM
NFL teams already have their stopwatches poised to time draft prospects at the annual scouting combine that begins Wednesday in Indianapolis.
Should Notre Dame inside linebacker Manti Te'o or Georgia inside linebacker Alec Ogletree plummet to the...