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Monday Miscellany — Volume 7

[caption id="attachment_1316098" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] When the MN weather is nice, this column isn't so much. So, yeah.[/caption] Monday Miscellany is a weekly-ish column with no real focus or direction. A mix of news, politics, sports, culture, media, reviews, trivia, local events, puppy GIFs, stuff I saw on Reddit/Wikipedia & some other items perhaps only tangentially related to Minnesota. If this column has a purpose, it would be to provide you, my dear reader, with (A) a brief escape from the monotony of your Monday morning/afternoon chores and duties, and (B) some topics to talk about should you encounter an awkward silence during an upcoming first...

Monday Miscellany — Volume 5

Monday Miscellany is a weekly-ish column with no real focus or direction. A mix of news, politics, sports, culture, media, reviews, trivia, local events, puppy gifs, stuff I saw on Reddit/Wikipedia & some other items perhaps only tangentially related to Minnesota. If this column has a purpose, it would be to provide you, my dear reader, with (A) a brief escape from the monotony of your Monday morning chores and duties, and (B) some topics to talk about should you encounter an awkward silence during an upcoming first date. Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back! Links to Monday Miscellany — Volume 1, ...

Russell Westbrook Eyes 55-Year Old Triple-Double Record

Last year, Golden State Warrior superstar Steph Curry launched an individual offensive display of historical significance, making 402 3-point field goals during the regular season while shooting a highly accurate 45.4% from behind the arc. This total bested the previous record (set by Curry the year before) by a remarkable 116 and really is a ridiculous outlier stat no matter how you look at it. While Curry's regular season exploits in 2015-16 were phenomenal enough for some little website in Minnesota to notice and write about it, another Western...

You Won't Be Missed Kevin Love

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I for one am one of those people who initially liked Kevin Love when he was drafted all those years ago -- he was a scoring and rebound machine and he seemed to have the potential to pull the Wolves franchise off the snide. But as the team worked toward the past few seasons with the glimmer of hope it would be "the year" the Wolves made it back to the postseason, the team never delivered. (Love also missed extended time in one season because of "knuckle pushups.") It's hard to dispute that...