Americans are a spend-happy bunch. We’re raised from day one with commercials telling us to buy (roughly in order) new bibs, faster toy trucks, new duds, faster real trucks and new bibs.
There are so many useless expenses incurred by Boston University, and it has come to my attention that President Robert Brown will soon decide to cut down on one of them.’ The decision is being made to shut down the residential computer labs that are used on a daily basis by a significant portion of the student body.
While watching Tyler Hansbrough (same name!) absolutely wreck the Michigan State Spartans Monday night on national television, I was given a little shock when CBS Sports decided to turn itself into a veritable music promotion show and premier a 90-second clip of a new Green Day song called ‘Know Your Enemy.’
Ah, opening day! The smell of Fenway Franks grilling on Yawkey Way, the crack of the bat and whatever else happens at a baseball game. I don’t know what that is since I’ve never actually been to one, and I’ve certainly never watched nine innings start to finish on TV.