While my childhood was one of many defined by what came next, as an adult I can’t really argue with anyone who feels ‘Off the Wall’ is a superior album. Spike’s documentary captures all the reasons why. As the title suggests, the first half covers the journey and how (absurd as it sounds now), […]
8/24. Kobe Bryant Day in the City of Angels. Whoever came up with this concept initially, Kobe Inc., the Lakers, the City Council, take a bow. That’s a good marketing idea. Enjoy!
Don’t plan for this to be a weekly thing, but these past two causes are things I dig so… On his way out the door, Kobe is using his goodbye game as a way to raise money for a few of the foundations he attaches his name to. For a Lakers fan and a guy […]
Soon to be retired Kobe Bryant said something once I liked. Paraphrasing here, ‘Before you get the ring, they’ll say you’re one of the guys who can’t win the ring. You get one, they say you can’t get two. And on and on, so the talk never stops.’ So just focus on the work, knowing […]
Now that it’s officially coming to an end, we can step back and appreciate the career of one of the best to ever lace them up. As Adande and Durant noted, Kobe’s place will probably be best remembered as the bridge between Jordan and the current greats. Everyone will have their own ‘favorite’ moments. As […]
I made my annual trip to Griffith Observatory this weekend. I saw a show that wasn’t playing on my last trip, and as usual I marveled at how big the Universe is, and how small we are, and how much we still don’t know. I walked outside; darkness had fallen. I looked out over […]
Well, we can already start looking back on this Lakers season as being one of those ‘Sedale Threatt’ type years. Alas… Even most (definitely not all) of the people who don’t care for Kobe personally felt a little empathy at seeing a fierce competitor almost literally go down swinging. I have no doubt that […]