Gordo's Blog

Get Ready for Cinco de Mayo

You know what’s great about this year? I’ll tell you what’s great. 2014 Cinco de Mayo falls on Monday! This means we can legitimately begin celebrating this holiday on Friday, continue through to Saturday, glide into Sunday and stumble into ... Read It

Hippity Hoppity

Here comes Peter Cottontail Hoppin’ down the bunny trail, Hippity hoppity, Easter’s on its way Bringin’ ev’ry girl and boy A basketful of Easter joy Things to make your Easter Bright and gay He’s got jelly beans for Tommy Colored ... Read It

And Then There Were Four

OK, would everyone who picked Florida, Wisconsin, Connecticut and Kentucky for the 2014 Final Four please raise their hands? Everyone? Anybody? Hmmm. We don’t see any hands. How are those brackets that you so confidently completed (in ink, no less) ... Read It

March Madness is (Finally) Here

Here we go again. Normal people who barely passed ninth-grade algebra are casually chatting with friends and co-workers about statistical traits like turnover rates, rebounding percentages, defensive field-goal numbers and (of course) the strength of schedules of college basketball teams. ... Read It

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day

We’re all Irish at least one day a year and that day is coming quicker than you can say Leaping Leprechauns. Actually, since St. Patrick’s Day falls on Monday this year, there will be multiple St. Paddy’s parties beginning on Friday ... Read It

It’s Oscar Party Time

The Oscars will be awarded Sunday night and it’s fair to say this is a mega-event on the order of the Super Bowl. There will be massive TV ratings, lots of group viewings (Oscar parties), tedious pre-show hype, a long, long broadcast made even ... Read It

Down the Slope One More Time

As is usually the case, the 2014 Winter Olympics have provided some big moments and low ebbs for the United States. Take hockey. No really, take hockey! After defeating the home country, Russia, those of us die-hards who bleed red, ... Read It

In the Winter Olympics it’s U-S-A

The XXII Winter Olympics from Sochi got started with a bang for the American team. After the winner was announced in the snowboarding slopestyle competition, the Russian arena was rockin’ to the chants of U-S-A, U-S-A! When U.S. snowboarding favorite ... Read It

Ready to Rock? It’s Super Bowl

The biggest football game/party of the year is only hours away and you’re probably still wondering what you’re going to do to entertain that rabble you call your friends. Have no fear…the Big Dipper is here! First things first. Relax. ... Read It

Get Ready for Super Bowl

While it might be fun to be in the middle of all the hoopla of Super Bowl, most of us will be couchgating with our friends for this once-a-year bash. In many ways, this is a decidedly good thing. For example, ... Read It

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