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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.
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Making The Case For ‘Moneyball’ For Best Picture

TweetThere’s no doubt that baseball has its place in Hollywood.  The sport has been the focus of numerous films, ranging wide in quality and genre.  We’ve seen the comedy (Major League), the kid fantasy (Little Big League) the insider (Bull … Continue reading

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The Spin Cycle – Colin Talks to Josh and Jeremy Sowers About the 2011 Oscars – Part 2

Tweet If you missed part one, download it here. If you have hopefully you can’t wait for part 2, and here it is. There’s a problem with iTunes right now so make sure you download it directly from the site. … Continue reading

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The Spin Cycle – Colin Talks to Josh and Jeremy Sowers About the 2011 Oscars – Part 1

In this mega two-parter I call the Sowers twins to discuss this year’s Oscars and we dissect the field like Mel Kiper, Jr. at the NFL draft. Continue reading

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The Spin Cycle – Colin and Sow Present: Oscar Talk

TweetNeed a last minute refresher on the 2010 Oscars? Take a listen as I talk with my friend Josh Sowers about the awards. We make our picks, talk about snubs, and make some sports analogies along the way. Listen below … Continue reading

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