Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#20) Bobby Brown – Don’t Be Cruel

February 5, 2018By Patrick Moran

Year Released: 1988 Notable Songs: “Don’t Be Cruel”, “My Prerogative”, “Roni”, “Every Little Step”, “Rock Wit’cha” Album MVP: “Don’t Be Cruel” Why I Loved It: With this album, Brown permanently ridded himself of the candy-pop/bubblegum perception that followed him around as a key member of New Edition in the early-to-mid 80’s. By the late 1980’s … Read More

EP000: Introductory Teaser

February 3, 2018By Patrick Moran

The Moran-Alytics Podcast talks sports (especially the Buffalo Bills and New York Yankees), 80’s music, wrestling and pop culture with interview guests in the world of each. This is (very) quick introduction of what you can expect when the podcast launches on February 19th. 

No One Gives A Shit About The Sabres

February 2, 2018By Patrick Moran

I’m on my own personal strike from watching Buffalo Sabres hockey, self-imposed since December 2.  That week began with shutout losses to Montreal and Tampa, contests I watched in their entirety. Frustrated yet not completely over the cliff, I decided to give my hometown team one more  shot over that weekend, sacrificing opportunities for  drinks … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#22) Madonna – Like A Virgin

February 1, 2018By Patrick Moran

Year Released: 1984 Notable Songs: “Like a Virgin”, “Material Girl”, “Angel”, “Into the Groove”, “Dress You Up” Album MVP: “Like a Virgin” Why I Loved It: That album cover though… Madonna was so hot I would’ve bought Like A Virgin for that cover alone, even if the music was one huge pile of shit. I, … Read More

Aaron Williams Goes Out With Class

February 1, 2018By Patrick Moran

I was never an Aaron Williams fan. To make a long story short, the former Buffalo Bills defensive back rubbed me the wrong way. While having my Buffalo Sports Daily blog from 2009-14, I probably wrote more negative posts about Williams’ over his first few years than any Bills player during that time other than … Read More

5 Takeaways From Monday Night Raw (1/29/18): Match of the Year

January 30, 2018By Patrick Moran

Here’s my five primary takeaways from Monday Night Raw last night in Philly.  If you want match-by-match results or full expert commentary you’re barking up the wrong tree. These are simply my five takeaways based on the show: ♦ I’m sure the internet marks are losing their minds that John Cena went over Finn Balor … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#25) Beastie Boys – Licensed To Ill

January 29, 2018By Patrick Moran

Year Released: 1985 Notable Songs: “Hold It Now, Hit It”, “Paul Revere”, “The New Style”, You Gotta Fight For Your Right (To Party!)”, “Brass Monkey”, “No Sleep Til’ Brooklyn”, “Girls” Album MVP: “No Sleep Til Brooklyn” Why I Loved It: To refute how significant this Beastie Boys debut studio effort was to the music and … Read More