Topic: The Classical Magazine

December 18, 2013

The new issue of The Classical Magazine is here. It's about video games, and finding ways of being happier. Also Michael Jordan dunks on a mad scientist and football players play wildly through the whistle and various things happen after the apocalypse. Things like that.

November 27, 2013

This is the time of year to be doing things like feeling grateful. It is also, not coincidentally, just about our second birthday. Thanks for all that.

November 4, 2013

Holly Wendt wrote about Semyon Varlamov in the most recent issue of The Classical Magazine. Shortly after the issue came out, Varlamov was charged with some very ugly crimes. Stories seldom stay still long enough for us to know how to feel about them, let alone tell them right. Reprinted from Holly's blog.

October 31, 2013

We'd buy scalped standing-room tickets, move as close to the field as possible, and yell "Yankees suck" or "Jeter, you suck," etc., while wearing our "Yankees Suck" t-shirts. Just screaming and screaming.

October 4, 2013

It's called Talking, Sports, and has profiles of people real (Nate Silver!) and imaginary (Charlestown Chiefs legend Ned Braden) and conversations with John Starks, the Fire Joe Morgan boyz, Bill "Spaceman" Lee and more.

October 2, 2013

Years after his last game with the Charlestown Chiefs, the team's reluctant star has stripped away everything he didn't need. What's left is just Ned Braden. A selection from the upcoming issue of The Classical Magazine.

September 27, 2013

... because we are after all running out of September, and there isn't an issue yet. It's coming. It will be good. And it will be here soon.

September 16, 2013

Fans pay serious money and deal with the routine indignities of overbearing stadium security to go to NFL games because they love football. But who is it, exactly, that has made NFL games the way they are, and ensured that the experience is dominated by gargantuan, electricity-chugging HD screens? You already know.

August 16, 2013

The fourth issue of The Classical Magazine is out. It is about going to and being a part of and being at and caring about sports. You should probably download it.

July 24, 2013

NASCAR isn't the juggernaut that it was a decade ago, or the outlaw regional entertainment it was a couple decades before that. What it is, though, is something of an open question. A weekend at the races with Kyle Busch and the fans who love and hate him answers a few questions, and raises some others. A preview from Classical Magazine Issue 4, Being There.