Sweeping Cynicism Away

Originally posted on NEORENAISSANCE MAN:
Thanks to rapid globalization, unrestricted media brainwashing, blind Internet cynicism, and a viscous blend of other complex things, ostensible pain and pessimism are rampant in every corner of this pale blue dot on which we live. Earth’s media conglomerates categorically hustle every trivial bit of news into a multi-partisan political…

Messi is Blonde Now

This “platinum blonde” haircut, thriving among many European soccer players/footballers (whatever you want me to call them) this year, has now swept Messi off his feet. Perhaps he’s just trying to grab some media attention after all that Ronaldo has won in the wake of his Champions League and Euro victories; maybe Messi thinks he still has a shot at this year’s Ballon D’Or (but he doesn’t). Check his new style out below!… Read More Messi is Blonde Now

Euro 2016 Quarterfinals Preview

What an unpredictable and exciting tournament it has been! Let’s examine the 4 quarterfinal matches to come. Poland vs. Portugal Following an exceptional qualifying campaign, Poland entered the tournament’s final stages fuelled with steam. Some of that steam has been lost, however, as Poland’s Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski continues to underwhelm as a striker… Read More Euro 2016 Quarterfinals Preview

The 2015/2016 Bundesliga, Serie A, and Ligue 1 Seasons: A Recap

You’ve seen my season recaps for the two best leagues in the world, the Premier League and La Liga, and now it’s time to complete the series on the rest of the “Big Five.” Bundesliga (Germany): Conceding only 17 goals all season, Bayern’s fourth consecutive Bundesliga win was mere fate. They dominated the league, and… Read More The 2015/2016 Bundesliga, Serie A, and Ligue 1 Seasons: A Recap