Video Games & Drugs: Tom Bissell was an acclaimed, prize-winning author. Then, he got hooked on video games. The next time you see a friend binging on Grand Theft Auto, tell them Bissell’s story. “Soon I was sleeping in my clothes. Soon my hair was stiff and fragrantly unclean. Soon I was doing lines before my Estonian class, staying up for days, curating prodigious nose bleeds and spontaneously vomiting from exhaustion … Soon I was walking into the night, handing hundreds of dollars in cash to a Russian man whose name I did not even know, waiting in alleys for him to come back – which he always did, though I never fully expected him to – and retreating home, to my Xbox, to GTA IV, to the electrifying solitude of my mind at play in an anarchic digital world.” [Guardian]
Steve Ballmer, as usual, was in a good seat to watch the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers. Here is video of him excitedly (…)
“Why not? You don’t hit 24 birdies in a week and not show good signs.”
He just made the list.
The Red Sox stack up well against some of the best rotations ever.
Also, he can dominate the Knicks.
It will be cold.