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Kick Start This

"Can't wait for the Kickstarter Kickstarter does for itself when it runs out of money."- Josh Belville

Now, I'm not sure the events of which caused Mr. Belville to tweet this quote, but I know when this feeling happened to me. Let me begin by saying that I am not against crowd funding campaigns. It can have very helpful uses, especially when it comes to the Arts. Need help to put on the Art show you've always wanted to do? Done. Need to raise money to buy instruments for a school or youth program to stay subsidized? You bet. Want to donate to help a local theater company continue to produce plays? Yep..

These are just a few examples of what I consider crowd funding can be used for. There are many more out there and I applaud you for that. It has come to a point, though, in which people have become lazy and do not want to do a little work, if any, to earn money. Now, I'm not saying people don't work hard. They may or may not be upholding their …

NBA Conspiracy: Redux

Normally I don't re-post previous blog posts, but in lieu of the end of tonight's Thunder/Clippers game, I feel I have an obligation to the NBA community. If you didn't see it, I'll sum it up by saying the refs missed two, possibly three fouls in the last 45 seconds of the game. I will simply say this: Chris Paul may have been fouled, the ball was off of the Thunder player, and Chris Paul DID NOT foul Russell Westbrook. Sure, the Clippers blew a 13 point lead with a few minutes left, but that is beside the point. There is a conspiracy afoot again. Just substitute Adam Silver for David Stern. Or don't. Perhaps David Stern is still calling the shots. And he wanted the Thunder to win because he is looking for the Lebron/Durant rematch. Doc Rivers is going to get fined by the league after his press conference tonight. That much I know for sure.

*This article originally appeared May 28th, 2012

The bat phone. If any of you are fans, or have even seen, the origin…