OFFICER BROWN

Imagine for a week: You’re going out of town
And not one of your neighbors or friends is around.
Have you considered for home security
The Great Jim Brown, of Football Immortality?

In his orange cape and helmet
In the window he could sit,
Without a weapon or a word,
Protecting every sit—

-uation at your place
from invasion by a stranger
Who if he burglar-ed upon Jim Brown
would be in a world of danger.

The only problem might be
When Jim was really feeling right
Well, there’s a chance he could retire early
On a given night.

Though even in his sleep
Peaceful, powerful and sound
He’d give bulletproof protection
There’s no doubt
Would the great Jim Brown.

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PLAY CLOCK – A Tweed Typewriter Short

 

The rhythm and hum of pigskin season is at the heart of this short film, exploring the wondrous life cycle of football. PLAY CLOCK features narration by Charlie, music by iMovie, and is written, directed and edited by Paul Camarata.

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They Write Stories About This Time of Year: Gift of the Chiefs

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GRIT and GRACE

24 YEARS AGO TONIGHT, or, How A Super Bowl Changed My Life

The highlight of my life as a sports spectator came 24 years ago tonight, right about this time.  It was January 27, 1991, and my favorite team had just won the Super Bowl.  Yes, other favorite teams of mine had won championships during my lifetime – among them the ’88 Fighting Irish and the iconic ’86 Mets.  But from their seasons I had retained only hazy memories, the first light of fandom having just barely drawn open my eyes.  The timing of this team though, the 1990 New York Giants, was different.

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