Us provides audiences doses of thrill, imagination, and reality

Note: This is a spoiler-free review. In a recent interview with MTV that I saw on YouTube, Jordan Peele, the director of the horror film Us, was posed the question of whether he’s received any offers to direct movies for popular franchises. His response was perfect. “I did get a lot of amazing opportunities. In … Continue reading Us provides audiences doses of thrill, imagination, and reality

Peter Boulware? Robbie Gould? Most appropriate NFL names of all-time

Commentators often call player-team pairings as “matches made in heaven,” a statement especially true for the star-studded New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams heading into this Sunday’s Super Bowl LIII. But sometimes, it doesn’t take excellent plays on game tape to give us evidence of a perfect fit; sometimes, you can just hear it. … Continue reading Peter Boulware? Robbie Gould? Most appropriate NFL names of all-time

Ranking my best cross country races of high school

Cross country races are awesome. Each one is unique, with different terrains, competitors, and challenges. They also maximize the team aspect of distance running and combine individual and team strategy as well as training and talent to make for incredible races. Sadly, I am now one month removed from my high school cross country career, … Continue reading Ranking my best cross country races of high school

Building the ultimate movie character cross country squad

Distance running may be an individual discipline, but there’s no arguing against cross country is a team sport. The best XC teams at any level not only have strong top runners, but have depth among their other varsity athletes that allows them to close gaps and finish with miniscule point totals. This concept of an … Continue reading Building the ultimate movie character cross country squad