• Gaming,  Technology

    Virtual Reality Check

    I've spent a good part of my life as a gamer and spent several years as a game reviewer for some of the top gaming sites on the Internet. My thumbs have gamed through everything from grainy, pixel-y, old school graphics to beautifully rendered, massive-polygon-count masterpieces. Virtual Reality is a whole different species, though. It's a completely immersive 3D experience. And while I'm not a giant fan of the Meta concept and the inevitable Metaverse that Mark Zuckerberg is betting that we'll be spending the rest of our lives in, I am a huge fan of the Oculus. At its $299 price point, it's an extremely affordable way to experience…

  • Lauderhill,  Television

    Calling The Shots

    The recent -- and Covid-shortened -- series between the USA and Ireland gave cricket fans in this country a lot of "firsts" to celebrate. It was the first T20 victory against a full-member nation in USA history. It also marked…

  • Opthamology,  Spirit of Cricket

    Helping Hands

    I've been watching American sports for about a thousand years at this point. As a result, there are things I've come to expect: Tom Brady will find a way to win, the Orioles will find a way to lose, and…

  • Numbers,  Physics,  Relativity

    Cricket XXS

    First off, I'm a huge fan of West Indies cricket. Roughly half the clothing I own says either "Digicel" or "Sandals" on it. And if I had three kids, they would be named Christopher, Henry, and Gayle regardless of their…

  • Baseball,  History

    King of Kings

    There are plenty of reasons why we need sports. Sure, there are the obvious ones -- you can bet on them and they go good with beer -- but sometimes they just provide us with great stories. And there's no…

  • Culture,  Fashion

    Style Points

    I don't need to tell you this was one of the craziest years that anyone of us can remember. And while there's no promise that 2021 will be any better, there's something symbolic about saying goodbye to 2020. While I…