Topic: Brooklyn

March 10, 2014

Susan Cain's "Quiet:  The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking," destroys the myth that categorically extroverted qualities like "charisma" and "gregariousness" are requisite to leadership and performance. Jason Brickman is the NCAA assist-record challenging embodiment of that.  

April 17, 2013

The Brooklyn Nets are not a great team, or even a greatly likable team. But for a fan who waited his whole life for a true home team, they're more than enough.

November 30, 2012

Breakups are hard. When it comes from something that doesn't quite love you back, it's even harder. Islanders fans know that closure is important, never moreso than when you can't get it.  

July 9, 2012

Williamsburg Night at the Brooklyn Cyclones was promoted as "Hipster Night," online and elsewhere. Instead it was, quite understandably and quite enjoyably, just another minor league baseball game in Brooklyn. What else could it have been?

May 2, 2012

A different, and marginally more positive take, on the new Brooklyn Nets logo, from a professor of graphic design. "More positive" in the sense that both "Poochie" and artisanal pickles are invoked.

May 1, 2012

The new Brooklyn Nets logo is reportedly the work of minority owner and businessman/business, man Jay-Z himself. It also kind of looks like something the guy who recorded "Hola Hovito" might have designed. Because David is too biased (and ignorant) to grade it, we asked artist buddies Joseph Applegate and David Rappoccio to help out.