Author Archives: Joe Bush

About Joe Bush

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

The Unihertz Titan Pocket: More Than What I Need But I Can Make It Give Me Less

Thus begins another entry in my almost two-year long feature/non-smart phone journey. My last deliberation on this venture came with my post about the Schok Classic back in February, in which I detailed my history with smartphones, feature phones, and … Continue reading

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The Vending Machina Hall of Fame

I remember not the day that I decided to start documenting vending machines that I saw. I have conflicting theories within myself on when it started, all valid, and all based in reality, but I have no memory of the … Continue reading

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In Praise and Love of The Apparatus

On a late summer night in St. Paul, America… and indeed Mexico as well, were reacquainted with what we might call…

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So Let’s Say Hypothetically Theoretically in a Theoretical Situation You Were to Replace a Soccer Coach in a Medium-Sized City in the Great Plains

As to avoid retaliation from any men currently serving as the head coach of a professional soccer team located in a medium-sized city in the Great Plains region of the United States of America, any and all references to which … Continue reading

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Introducing the Tank 7 Athletic Conference

College sports conferences don’t make any sense any damn more. Texas and Oklahoma are gonna play South Carolina and Vanderbilt every year, UCLA and USC are joining the damn Big Ten, which means they’ll play Big Ten schools Rutgers and Maryland, … Continue reading

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Forgive me but I am about to complain about the final boss of a 20 year-old PS2 game

And not even one of the ones that people know about, either. I’m screaming into the void for this one, I recognize – But, boy am I screaming. Continue reading

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The ShopGoodwill Soccer Memorabilia Sampler

A few months ago, in preparation for the Super Bowl, I took a look at the many wonderful pieces of football-related memorabilia available on ShopGoodwill.com. This was among the easier posts I’ve ever written, as I merely had to take … Continue reading

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The Lost Media Implications of Netflix’s Recent Struggles

I must admit that I was fascinated by the news involving Netflix over the past few weeks – A loss of 200,000 subscribers, potentially more by the mid-summer, price increases, an ad-supported subscription tier, and a bevy of shows canceled. … Continue reading

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The Sounder Triptych Part 3 – The Rest of the League Has Something to Learn From Them

I categorized what Seattle’s had unique success with in four categories – Financial ambition, competitive ambition, community significance, and club history. While some MLS franchises have hit on some of these, nobody has hit on all four the way that … Continue reading

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The Sounder Triptych Part 2 – However, We Should Acknowledge That Seattle is Not Normal…

I should qualify that Seattle is a unique Major League Soccer team. To quote the rhetorician Scott Steiner – “They’re a genetic freak, and they’re not normal.”

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