2018 Fantasy Third Base Preview Or It’s All in the Eye of the Beholder

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Depth is all about what you make it. Picture Shaq going for a swim in a hotel pool. The water will unlikely reach his expansive waistline. Now picture the same hotel pool, but instead of Shaq, imagine an infant is taking a swim. No, I don’t know who the parents of that infant are, but I can safely say the water depth of the pool will be much higher. If it makes you feel better, this pretend infant has a life vest and there is an alert lifeguard on duty. Here at Bloggin Hood, we aren’t about endangering children, fictional of otherwise. Except Bran. Screw Bran. Similarly, in entertainment, depth is in the eye of the beholder. Some people will see things at their face level, which logically is the…
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Duck Hunt Dog – A Tail of Redemption or From Hated to Heartthrob, the Tail of Duck Hunt Dog.

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I mean, did you people see the opening pun to this article? If that doesn’t show you what kind of article you’re in for, I don’t know what will. Somebody give me my damn Pulitzer now and say us all the time.* Growing up, I think the most fun I had playing video games was on the original Nintendo. Even at the time, there were more powerful systems, the Genesis and Super Nintendo were locked in their version of the Cold War, but nothing quite beat the simplicity and smoothness of the Nintendo. Sure the other systems looked better*[note]*I will argue to the death that the Super Nintendo Graphics look better today than any game up to mid PS2/X-Box. Any attempts of 3D from N64 until this point look blocky…
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2018 Fantasy Second Base Preview Or Take Another Scoop – It’s Good for You

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Going out for lunch at work is a terrible idea. It takes more of your free time away as you try to find a place to eat. The cost of eating out as opposed to bringing in lunch is exponentially higher. You also have no idea what is really in the food you eat from a restaurant, and you could be putting harmful things in your body. It’s one of the worst decisions you can make. Boy it sure tastes better than anything in a brown paper bag. It’s probably all those tasty little toxins. There is a place right by my office that serves just about everything. You can get salads, hot and cold sandwiches, soups, stir fry, noddle dishes and power bowls. All these choices are fine, but…
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2018 Fantasy First Base Preview Or The Shame of Stereotyping a Position

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In today’s society, everyone gets offended at everything. Even just five years ago, people were able to get away with so much more. In recent times, this isn’t the case. So many small, inconspicuous comments are dissected and considered offensive. For example, if I constructed a tweet saying “I enjoy Peanut Butter Sandwiches” I would be called an insensitive buffoon. Responses would include that I didn’t give enough credit to jelly, that I disrespected my body and the body of others by ingesting peanut butter, and that I was a bigoted shit for not thinking of those with Peanut allergies. People would be all sorts of triggered over peanut butter. If I actually made a controversial comment I would likely be crucified upside down for my crimes against humanity. It’s…
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Snow – Mother Nature’s Revenge or The Florida Cesspool is Looking Better and Better

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This is going to be one of those rare blogs where I actually stay on topic while I write it. I know, it’s weird and I don’t like it. Don’t expect this to be new normal. We’ll be back in a few days with a typical rambling, nonsensical post. This doesn’t mean this post isn’t nonsensical, of course. As a child, I remember being memorized by snow. Even living in the northeast, a snowfall always felt special. Not only did it create a beautiful, picturesque scene, it meant there was no school. This was the real reason we all loved snow – no teachers, no homework, and a day off to do whatever we wanted. Now, the wiser kids out there used this day to sleep in, play some video…
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Award Shows – Self Serving Drivel or The Winner is Definitely not the Fans

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Bloggin Notes: Due to an unfortunate internet outage, I had to post and edit this from my phone. That’s why the pictures are non existent and the asterisks aren’t linked. I hope to fix this soon but I’m at the mercy of Verizon now. I will try not to cause any delays. Mediocre content is still content. It's natural for us to want to be recognized for all the good things we do. Whether it be at work, in school or even at home, part of the reason we try to do well is for the acknowledgment. Some people complete tasks and work hard for their own satisfaction and because it’s the right thing to do. That’s great. But when you remove those four people, the rest of society wants…
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2018 Fantasy Baseball Catcher Preview or These are the Major Leaguers?

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We’ll start this write up discussing fantasy football, the sport I tried to get you all to forget about yesterday. Trust me, it’ll all make sense. Maybe. Ehh, I guess we'll see. Probably the worst position for Fantasy Football is Tight End. You’re unfortunately required to play one. If you squint, you will find talent at the position, so there is a glimmer of hope. However, the talent is extremely top heavy and few players can produce at a wide receiver level. Typically, most of a fantasy Tight End's value is tied to touchdowns. Without a score, you might only receive two or three points from the position, even in Points Per Reception Leagues. That’s only three points more than me or you. You could have easily started popular Bloggin…
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Fantasy Baseball – Not Just for Nerds or Fantasy Baseball – An Attempt for Nerds to be Cool

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We have finally weathered the sports hibernation that hits after the Super Bowl every year. For a month after the Patriots either win or lose the game, there’s nearly nothing on. Sure there is Basketball and Hockey, but those sports have their championship favorites set. Those leagues are cruise control in February, awaiting for the playoffs to begin. In March, things change. College basketball matters for its one month of the year, as the conference championships and NCAA tournaments take place – assuming the FBI doesn’t end the NCAA. I mean, would it be that big of loss? After the excitement of the tournament begins to die out at the final four*[note]*The NCAA Tournament is the only tournament in history where the last games are significantly less exciting as the…
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Carnival Eats: Reality TV Done Right or I Feel Fat Knowing This Show Exists

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It’s no secret that fast food in one of the worst things you can eat. Typically deep-fried in oil, most fast foods meals contain more than a daily serving of fat and sodium, and that’s if you get the small. While the recent health revolution condemns fast food, it’s really never been a secret. Anyone who thought a burger and fries were heath food would have been wiped out by Darwinism anyway. When you eat fast food, you’re making a choice. Sometimes, that choice is “I want to eat something tasty and at a fair price.” Sometimes it’s “I’ve given up on life. I’ll have another Big Mac.” We didn’t need nutritionists to tell us that fast food was crap. I mean, the stuff isn’t even biodegradable. If I wanted…
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Call of Duty 2: The Prop Hunt Chapter Or I’ll Never Look at a Chair the Same Way Again

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Due to popular demand, the first ever sequel blog post is here. In the illustrious 20 post history, never has a topic driven such feed back. Two, that’s right, two people requested expanding on Call of Duty. I never thought I’d get to use the plural of person. Suck it Logan Paul, I’m the king of the Internet now. Sequels can be tricky though. It's a lot of work to top the original. An example of a good sequel is Austin Powers 2. The sequel to the hit film added more quality jokes, Fat Bastard and, well, the writers tried. That doesn’t happen often in a Hollywood film. It wasn’t going to win any Oscars, but it might have won a Teen Choice award, and isn’t that almost as prestigious?…
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