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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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The Sounder Triptych Part 1 – Seattle Winning the Concacaf Champions League is a Big Deal for MLS Going Forward…

This is the first in a three part series of posts about the Seattle Sounders’ win over Pumas UNAM in the Concacaf Champions League final last Wednesday. Seattle is the first MLS team to win Concacaf since 2000, and the … Continue reading

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Reflections on Several Tuesday Night US Open Cup Matches

I was taken aback – I think awestruck, honestly, though in a very minor way, as much as awe can strike you through a computer screen – by the scenery of this US Open Cup third round match between second … Continue reading

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Major League Soccer’s TV Ratings are in Crisis – Here’s How To Save Them

MAYDAY! MAYDAY! MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER’S TELEVISION RATINGS ARE POOR! THEY’RE LOWER THAN THE LEAGUE WANTS! DON GARBER WANTS MORE EYES ON SETS AND DEAR GOD HE’S NOT GETTING THEM! WE CANNOT HANDLE THIS MUCH LONGER AND IF WE DON’T FIX … Continue reading

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We Qualified!

I realize that I never really let myself feel like it would happen before last night.

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…To the Twitter End

Nobody ever commented on it but I had the same YouTube video linked in my Twitter description for about a decade. You can look at it on the WayBack Machine, it had been there that long. It was like my … Continue reading

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Considering: Two Televisions

Two Televisions will solve possible March Madness woes – but is it too much power? Considering Two Televisions Continue reading

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They gave the Geico lizard a person sized burrito

It’s too big for him. He’ll get sick. It’s too big. Why did you make him such a big one Continue reading

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