Breaking Bad as a video game is the latest example that the Internet makes life worth living. // The 20 most beautiful bookstores. I'm drooling. // Fellas made remote-control, people-looking flying machines and sent them cruising over NYC. // Original Calvin and Hobbes drawing is up for auction and the price is rising and rising. // The most NPR story ever ...
★ Charlie Spoonhour's impact on Kansas basketball.
★ Missed this yesterday, but it was really cool: Pat Chambers recently dressed like Joe Paterno at a home game. Very cool tribute.
★ Allen Crabbe out for Cal in the immediate future?
★ I've made a few references to this in Wakeup Calls and Nights Courts before, and DeCourcy enforces the notion: Gonzaga's so good, yet we ain't really paying them no attention just yet.
★ GUYS, the Duke men's basketball team is having attendance issue at Cameron Indoor and the New York Times is ON IT.
★ Oh, I hope this kid is OK when he walks the halls.
★ My favorite detail about Jason King's feature on Billy Kennedy was that Billy's still a ways away from having to take medication for his early onset Parkinson's.
★ Yes, everyone overreacted to one play call at the end of a game.
★ Can we still think highly of Colorado State after its 19-point loss to Vegas last night?
★ Shane Ryan said the shot clock should be shortened to 24 seconds. Later that day, I got him to undercut his own idea.
★ John Calipari isn't getting enough credit? Zuh?
★ Pomero, Sagarin, RPI, How different teams get different treatments from each ratings system. You already know where I side on this.
★ Pretty photos of Creighton vs. Illinois State.
► What a throwdown! This comes by way of Ballin' is a Habit.
♬ Today's music rec: The Hold Steady, which is a band that is a favorite of a guy in your social circle that probably irks you from time to time. Lead singer Craig Finn has a voice made to blend in at a bar, and for many that means they can't stand the band, but this double-dip of the third and fourth tracks from their best album, Boys and Girls in America, might grab you.