Cargument Argument of the Week 2

Here’s a simple Holiday argument…  White meat or dark? TheLongTalk’s Take: The only correct answer to the above question is dark meat.  It’s more flavorful, it’s more colorful, and most of it comes from the drumstick which everyone knows is the second best stick after the actual instrumental drum stick… is TheLongTalk lying RT90?  The ...

Was Joe Dumars ever really a genius?

Back in 2004 it looked a lot like Joe Dumars was a GM genius.  With two strong seasons of Eastern Conference competition under his belt and a third freshly capped by defeating the Hall of Fame heavy Lakers in the Finals everyone seemed to be sold on Dumars. He’d managed to assemble a working group ...

NBA Update

A look at TheLongTalk’s preseason predictions as of 11/20 So how are things shaping up for TheLongTalk’s early season predictions… not very well right now, but there’s still time. 1. Orlando (9-3) P2 – The two sweetest words in the English language, De-Fault 2. Boston (9-4) P4 – Predicted at 4 sitting at 2, but ...

Cargument Argument of the Week 3

Cargument Argument of the Week This first Cargument Argument of the Week is an oldie, but a goodie.  The ever popular and always exciting… Should we stop for directions? TheLongTalk’s Take: When TheLongTalk’s lost TheLongTalk stops for directions, cliché’s be damned.  TLT wants to get back on track, fast.  So the answer is obvious, you ...

Simply Complex

On November 13th Kye Allums became the first man to play NCAA Division 1 women’s basketball.  TheLongTalk doesn’t know all the details surrounding this event, but do the details really matter?  When it became official that Mr. Allums was to be classified as a man it seems as though that should have been the end ...

NFL: What in the world is a catch? 1

I hate to say this.  Really I do, but I’m becoming less and less a fan of the NFL.  I know this is blasphemy in the sports world, but I have to be honest.  And it’s not because of the new safety rules, well, maybe it partly is.  I couldn’t agree more with Pittsburgh Steelers ...

Boob of the Week – Local Walmart 2

I’d like to start this post by saying that I just found out that Walmart is spelled that way. I always thought it was WalMart or Wal Mart. Getting back on track, my Boob of the Week award goes to my local Walmart store for this past week’s midnight release of Call of Duty: Black ...

NFL Mid-season Awards 2

Before the NFL season I made some preseason picks, which don’t look to be turning out too well.   So here is my revised mid-season awards for the NFL. MVP – I might have had the right division for this winner, the AFC South, but the wrong team.  I went with Matt Schaub to have a ...

Iverson in Turkey 2

TheLongTalk will assume that everyone reading this has already heard the term, “Jumped the Shark.”  If you haven’t then do a quick Google search, Aye! While it looks like Allen Iverson has cleared that finned freak by a 1/4 mile. So now TheLongTalk is suggesting that the term be updated, or at least for the ...

Trash Mouth 3

Kevin Garnett versus Charlie Villanueva has placed Trash Talk in the spotlight.  So now TheLongTalk would like to invite #12 and TheRoadTo90 to help answer a couple of questions. - What Counts as Trash Talk? TheLongTalk’s Take: Not everything said on the court counts.  Communications with ones own team, for the purpose of inspiration or ...