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Kobe vs. LeBron: It’s Kobe by a Nose

Kobe is Kobe. LeBron is LeBron.

With less than a minute left in the All-Star game, Kobe Bryant is mildly concussed with a busted nose. LeBron James is rolling, bombing three’s indiscriminately and getting to the rim at will. Kobe, being Kobe, chooses to guard LeBron on the last possession. Continue reading

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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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