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  1. I Suck at Football, Week 18: The Barrel-of-Fun Room

    Alex Pappademas

    I finally got cable installed in my basement office, just in time to watch the Bengals collapse in the first round of the playoffs for the third consecutive year. 27-10, Chargers win. It was a pleasure to watch this happen in the comfort of my home, ...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  2. I Suck at Football, Week 2.14: They Call Me Gavin Baseball

    Alex Pappademas

    Thursday 11/28 Lions 40, Packers 10 Over Thanksgiving, Lord Kelvin and Niels Bohr ask me what I think Kurt Cobain would be doing if he were alive today. I'm weirdly super-prepared for this question because I've spent an afternoon writing 47-Year-Ol...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  3. I Suck at Football 2.9: Snow Falling on Quad Box

    Alex Pappademas

    This year Halloween fell on a Thursday. That morning brings the first real roster controversy of the Ryan Kuhlman era. I bench Denarius Moore from the Raiders to start Marvin Jones from the Bengals. When I tell Ryan I've done this over email, he advi...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  4. I Suck at Football 2.7: The Mirror Game

    Alex Pappademas

    Your wife is too good at recognizing actors' faces. Since moving to L.A. she keeps experiencing false-positive IDs. Sometimes she'll see someone in a store or across a crowded restaurant and become convinced it's someone she knows, maybe an old cowor...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  5. I Suck at Football 2.6: My Self-Absorption and Me

    Alex Pappademas

    Enrico Fermi is in town for a wedding. He has got a bunch of plans but he asks if he can watch football with me on Sunday. I tell him to meet me at 10, at Ye Rustic, my place of business. I'm there at 9:57. They've got the Bengals/Bills game on the T...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  6. I Suck at Football 2.4: White People! Stop Looking for Ghosts!

    Alex Pappademas

    I've been to Las Vegas four or five times. It's always for work, which means I always go by myself. Public service announcement: Don't do this. There's being alone, and then there's solitude, which is aloneness plus contemplation. It's useful alonene...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  7. I Suck at Football 2.3: Time-Travel Beard

    Alex Pappademas

    On Sunday, the Bengals apparently became the first team in NFL history to turn a 14-point lead into a 16-point deficit and still eke out a win, which is easily the most archetypally Bengals-ish record ever set. I'm hanging out in front of m...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  8. I Suck at Football 2.0: The Ghost of Jack-Daniel Duncanhines

    Alex Pappademas

    So I get to Ye Rustic just before ten in the morning, and down at the end of the bar there's this gray-haired guy drinking a whiskey and eating a piece of chocolate cake. You think you were ready for some football on Sunday? You were not as "ready fo...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  9. I Suck at Football, Week 15: If DeMarco Murray's Butt Were Candie...

    Alex Pappademas

    Erwin Schrödinger's in town, so we meet at Ye Rustic on Thursday night. The Bengals are playing the Eagles, and for some reason this historic contest of champions is being broadcast in prime time. Schrödinger and I are, respectively, the th...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  10. I Suck at Football, Week 12: Nobody Argues With Janet

    Alex Pappademas

    Our oven at home is the size of a P.O. box, so we go to the desert for Thanksgiving. I drive my wife and my daughter out. My mom flies down from San Francisco and drives in with my sister. We get a dinner reservation for Thursday at one of the fancy ...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  11. I Suck at Football, Week 10: In the Jungle! Afraid of Nobody!

    Alex Pappademas

    A few hours after the Bengals beat the Giants, I'm in the passenger seat of a blue rental car with Colorado plates, driving to Pasadena with my friend Enrico Fermi, half-listening to the Latin pop hits of yesterday and hoy on Exitos 93.9 FM. I've...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  12. I Suck at Football, Week 5: Here's a Ginger Joke About Andy Dalto...

    Alex Pappademas

    I am in the desert. We are in Palm Springs, my wife and my daughter and I, in a rented house. Mostly I float in the pool like Peter Stormare in The Big Lebowski. I am a nihilist, I believe in nothing, I have access to an inner tube printed with th...

    Blog | October 08, 2012