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GREAT misQUOTES, OPUS NO. 39: Zonk’d!

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VINCENT VAN GOTTOGH GRAHAM

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YUL LOVE THE CHARGERS

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BHIZARRO BHEATLES

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GRIT and GRACE

ROLLING in NOLA: A Steller Story from Making a Movie in New Orleans

For the past six months I’ve had¬†the great good fortune of working¬†on a documentary film about a¬†remarkable year in the life of the¬†city of New Orleans.¬†Here is a Steller Story photo journal behind the¬†scenes of the production.

The film, titled “The Timeline: Rebirth in New Orleans”,¬†tells the story of how¬†after Hurricane Katrina, a great city,¬†its football team the Saints, and their iconic stadium the Superdome were forced to respond to an unprecedented natural disaster. ¬†It¬†premieres on Wednesday, September 21 at 8pm/ET on NFL Network, and features new interviews with Saints quarterback Drew Brees, and former NFL safety and ALS advocate Steve Gleason.

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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