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NBA All-Star Game And Oscars Share Similar Problem: Predictability

Let’s say your goofy-looking, street-balling friend who bears a striking similarity to Cindy Brady made a hook shot from halfcourt to get you a spot on Jeopardy!. And let’s say, after thoroughly destroying the competition with your knowledge of foods that start with the letter “Q”, your confidence allows you to bet all your winnings on the Final Jeopardy category: February Television.

You’re smiling and brimming with confidence until you finally hear our favourite Canadian Alex Trebek read the answer: This Sunday in February used to be highly regarded as must-see television, but has been on a steady decline and has finally reached the point that it is so predictable that it is nearly unwatchable.
Uh oh, here comes the music. What’s the response? Continue reading

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Cyber Monday Sale: Discounted NBA Lockout Merchandise!

If you didn’t feel like getting pepper sprayed at Wal-Mart this weekend, chances are you’re waiting until today, Cyber Monday, to do most of your holiday shopping. If you’re an NBA fan, this Thanksgiving weekend was doubly special because it also saw the much-anticipated end of the 149-day lockout.

Put those two things together and that means one thing: rock-bottom prices on NBA lockout merchandise!

Ever the savvy businessman, NBA commissioner David Stern put together a line of lockout-related merchandise to sell in the event that there was no NBA season. Now all the stuff is useless, so he’s offering it up at a bargain-basement value. Act quickly because it’s sure to sell out soon. Continue reading

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