My Favorite Artist

Artists, poets, and prophets can help us make sense of the craziness that we experience in the world. My favorite artist is Regina Spektor. When I first encountered her music, before I knew where she was from, I felt a hint of influence from Vladimir Vysotsky, the famous Russian singer. Vysotsky used music and humorous and clever lyrics to make powerful political and social commentary without being arrested and jailed by Soviet leaders. When I...
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Everyone Needs A Coach and Coaches Need Tools

Everyone Needs A Coach and Coaches Need Tools In the 90s, I spent many hours in libraries looking for public domain content to digitize and put online. I found an old book on basketball. The author had interviewed dozens of the most successful coaches and players of all time to discover their favorite plays. He diagrammed them and described how to run these plays. When I stumbled upon this book I thought, I wonder how...
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