Author Archives: Joe Bush

About Joe Bush

The guy behind JoeBush.net and a lot of other things

Reflections on two MLS Playoff Shootouts

I’m gonna warn you before I begin, I’m going to get way off track in this post. Soccer is going to be somewhat auxiliary here. It’s important but it’s not the most important part of this whole deal. Content warnings … Continue reading

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The Stadiums are Empty, Please Stop Trying to Pretend Otherwise

FOX’s Virtual Fans reflect the delusion of the current moment Continue reading

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Good Days, Bad Days

I stopped journaling during this whole thing. I found old ones, and they helped me keep on. Continue reading

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Despite Everything, I am 25

I never really thought about twenty-five.

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Ticket Stubs I Found on My Dresser

Each stub has a story, both in the event to which it allowed me access and in the lessons and memories that I took away from them. Continue reading

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Highlighted by Outside Circumstances – How Replays Complicate the Past and Present in Sports

In the midst of living through one demarcatory line between past and present, I examine the complications onset by another – the SDTV/HDTV transition. Continue reading

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How I’m Holding Up

I’ve been dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic in many ways, some better than others. Here’s how I’ve been holding up in four different ways – Physically, Mentally, Socially, and Societally. Continue reading

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What We’re Missing in Sports’ Absence

I never thought that I would cry watching a replay of a basketball game. Continue reading

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He’s the Automatic Man

The most important work of art of the last fifty years – Michael Sembello’s “Automatic Man” – examined Continue reading

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YouTube Cellar Picks: Reggie.Miller.Top10.Moments

Today we dig into the cellar to examine an inexplicably strange basketball highlight video. Continue reading

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