Expectations, as I have said before, are a bitch. They warp your mind and confuse your soul. They prevent you from truly seeing what is happening right in front of your goddamn face. When you perceive something relative to your expectations, you’re really looking at the distorted shadow of something; like trying to see morning … Continue reading Great Expectations: Previewing the PAC 12 Championship
No holiday warps the boundaries between change and custom quite like Christmastime. This is the most tradition-heavy time of year; traditions are established (much like the run), continued, blended with others or mothballed (for good or ill). Growing up, one tradition we never really had in my family was watching football during family gatherings. Part … Continue reading A Seahawks Tradition
For who would bear the whips and scorns of time, ...the spurns [t]hat patient merit of the unworthy takes… To hate or not to hate, that is the question. Sports, as we all know, is an exercise in emotions; incredibly strong emotions. Usually, it can be boiled down to two such emotions, always diametrically opposed … Continue reading To Hate or Not To Hate
FADE IN: INT. SWANKY MANSION – MASTER’S STUDY – EVENING A light haze from cigar smoke wafts through the room. MICHAEL, a contributor to the BEASTPODE BLOGE, sits in a high-backed red chair. A half-stump of a cigar is in his left hand and a glass of single malt, neat, is in his right. MICHAEL … Continue reading Seahawks Stan Guide: Preseason Week 1
How fucking dare anyone out there make fun of Jake Browning after all he has been through! Jake Browning is the true senior quarterback for the Washington Huskies. You’ve probably heard of him. He’s the guy who has started every game at quarterback for the Huskies in 2015, 2016 and 2017. As a starter, he’s … Continue reading Leave Browning Alone!