Grabbing a defensive rebound after his rare combination of size, strength and agility left the offense with an empty possession, he streaks down the court with shocking speed and ballhandling dexterity for his height, finishing the fastbreak with a thunderous slam dunk. In the modern NBA, there are a handful…


The United Services Automobile Association, better known by their chanted initials USAA, has embarked on an unusual advertising strategy: they are producing and airing commercials during NFL games meant to remind the viewing public that they may not, under any circumstances, use the company to buy any kind of insurance.


Every morning I wake up, stretch, make my way out of bed, and click-click my way a couple steps to the bathroom. I brush my teeth for two minutes, gargle some mouthwash, throw some cold water in my face to give myself a jolt, then click-click my way back to…


A year ago today, most people had never heard of Zoom. The NBA had not shut down its season indefinitely yet, an “Oh, shit!” moment that let America know that this coronavirus thing we’d been hearing about for a couple months was actually something we’d have to worry about, at…


by Boobie

The ultimate prize in the NFL is the Lombardi trophy, named after legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi, who, with quarterback Bart Starr, guided the Pack to the first two NFL Super Bowl victories in 1967 and 1968 to go along with three NFL championships prior to the establishment…


by Boobie

The Giants had done it. After a shaky 0–5 start to coach Joe Judge’s inaugural year with the team, the G-Men finished a Cinderella run to a 6–10 record and a potential playoff birth on the back of a game-sealing interception by rookie Xavier McKinney off the Cowboys Andy Dalton…


In July of 2019, the Philadelphia 76ers made their boldest gamble since the beginning of the long-term tanking strategy known now as the Process: they signed Al Horford away from the Boston Celtics, lavishing the then-33 year old big man with a four year, $109 million contract. The bet was…


by Boobie

Nearly seven years after he was hired as coach of the already-beginning-to-Process Philadelphia 76ers, and probably a couple years too late, I finally lost faith in Brett Brown as a coach capable of bringing the team to an NBA title. Or at least, I finally realized I had lost faith…


The civil uprisings in Minneapolis and Louisville following the “police-involved incident culminating in the terminal neutralization of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor” are shedding light on just how formative a moment the 2014 protests in Ferguson, MO were for America’s social conscience. Not only did they bring wider attention to…

Class Is Boring

Blog formerly at classisboring.tumblr.com

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store