Hot Taekery: Thoughts On Yanks Acquiring Gray

July 31, 2017By Patrick Moran

The New York Yankees swung for the fences on today’s MLB trade deadline, acquiring Sonny Gray from the Oakland A’s in exchange for prospects Jorge Mateo, Dustin Fowler and James Kaprielian. It wasn’t so much defining the Yanks as buyers or sellers, they’re quite obviously the former, but this was a long term actual baseball trade.  … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#15) Prince – Purple Rain

July 31, 2017By Patrick Moran

Musically, my life changed in 1984 when Prince released his Purple Rain album. Not long before, Michael Jackson’s Thriller was my undisputed favorite album of all-time—and by that I mean the first 12-13 years of my inconsequential existence.  Man, that album of Prince’s in ’84—–between his unrivaled guitar rifting, singing and implausible compositions that accompanied … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#16) Tommy Tutone – 867-5309/Jenny

July 28, 2017By Patrick Moran

Before proceeding, there’s two myths surrounding this song and its artist I need of being dispelled, and I must give credit to for pointing them out.  I’m sure some fans already knew but I’d bet mostdidn’t. Firstly, neither Jenny nor the famous phone number accompanying her name were actually real. The tune, co-written by … Read More

TV Review – Last Chance U (Season Two): Must-See Netflix TV

July 27, 2017By Patrick Moran

(WARNING: This review contains spoilers. If you haven’t watched and/or don’t want to know anything that happened, don’t bother reading this post. I’m not talented enough to review a show without giving away spoilers–deal with it.) Typically I don’t post reviews of television shows I watch, mainly as it would literally engulf all my time, … Read More

Yanks Are Hot… And So Am I

July 26, 2017By Patrick Moran

The New York Yankees are hot again and considering it’s currently 93 degrees in my residence of Bradenton, Florida—I am as well. To hell with this heat! Seeing I’m sure you only care about the former, the Bombers used yet another splendid start by Luis Severino on the mound to coincide with the offense tallying … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#18) Billy Vera – At This Moment

July 26, 2017By Patrick Moran

When I was 14-15 years old in the mid 80’s, most my friends idolized various athletes and celebrities.  Generally they ranged from Larry Bird, Wayne Gretzky, Don Mattingly, Michael Jackson and Eddie Murphy. Not me.  I desperately wanted to be Alex P. Keaton from Family Ties—I’m talking to the point that as a seventh and … Read More