The case could be made…

…that not only is James not the G.O.A.T. but that he isn’t even Top 5. Kareem has more titles, Wilt has better stats, Bill’s resume is simply INSANE (11 titles in 13 years, 8 in a row), Mike is Mike, and Magic has a similar sorta All-Around-Basketball-Greatness / Position-less Point-Center style while being almost as ...

Dave, Dan, and Richard

Three Guys Go To Five Guys -   Dan: Have you guys been here before? Dave: I think, one time with Cathy. Richard: I hate this place. Dan: What? Why? Richard: Burgers are sloppy and cost too much. Dan: You’re an idiot. Dave: Whoa! That’s a bit much. Dan: Nope, it’s the perfect amount of much. ...

Don’t ever

He didn’t know what came next, but probably neither did she. “Should I get my stuff?” he asked. “You don’t have to tonight.” She set the tape down on the table, slid it over to him. He’d made it for her, so he slid it back. “You should have it.” she said. She didn’t want ...

Which one is worst?

73-9 regular season, up 3-1 in the Finals, then lose to Cleveland? 16-0 regular season 18-0 at the Super Bowl, then lose to Eli Manning? Win the Popular Vote, ahead in all the polls, then can’t pull PA and loses to Donald Trump?

Don’t walk… 1

He stood at the intersection of Walnut and 14th. “Don’t walk.” said the homeless man beside him. “What?” “Don’t walk.” He crossed the street and made his way to The Gallery. “Don’t walk.” said the cashier behind the lunch counter. “Sorry. What did you say?” “Don’t walk.” He paid the young lady and took his ...

You saw it here first

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How Much Success?

How much is too much? If something seems too good to be true, is it false? How unbelievable does one have to be, before another is justified in disbelief? Do we take face value at face value, do we look gift horses in the mouth, do we question excellence? When it’s not in anyones interest to uncover ...

Sports King 4

Suppose you were the unquestioned King of a sports league… Which league would you rule and… Why? What changes would you make? Would things be better or worse after your reign?   Here’s TheLongTalk’s take… • TLT would be King of the NBA… cause it’s the only league he knows enough (or cares enough) about to ...

For Me?

She said all the things she thought she was supposed to say. “Oh, thank you so much.” “This is too much, really. You shouldn’t have.” “I can’t believe it, you really surprised me. I’m shocked.” But she didn’t like the gift. Didn’t like the giver. She had to get out of this situation before it ...

Don’t ask

“Where are we going?” She sat up in the seat and checked out the window, the black of the desert… if that’s how you spell dry place… looked back. “We’re going where we’re going.” “But where is that?”