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Forum: General comments on Bloggingheads.tv 11-04-2009, 04:52 PM
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Posted By AemJeff
Re: Can we get a sports-related DV up in here?

Different rules, different market, I think. There's no danger of these ideas being taken seriously, of course; but a different league structure would certainly have led to different mode of...
Forum: General comments on Bloggingheads.tv 11-04-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,662
Posted By AemJeff
Re: Can we get a sports-related DV up in here?

I don't see the point of players with huge-money contracts. I'd like to see players with concrete ties to the local communities. I see the owners as parasites. I think ticket prices ought to be...
Forum: General comments on Bloggingheads.tv 11-04-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,662
Posted By AemJeff
Re: Can we get a sports-related DV up in here?

I missed that, and I'll grant that growing a sense of humor goes a long way toward redeeming anyone. Sub Brittney, or Kenny G, or the Boston Pops, or any other symbol of corporatized mediocrity that...
Forum: General comments on Bloggingheads.tv 11-04-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,662
Posted By AemJeff
Re: Can we get a sports-related DV up in here?

Just to be clear, I wasn't implying that there was anything "fake" about the relationships we're talking about. Rather I'd assert that they're synthetic (manufactured, rather than organically grown,...
Forum: General comments on Bloggingheads.tv 11-04-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,662
Posted By AemJeff
Re: Can we get a sports-related DV up in here?

My complaint isn't the existence of corporations, or their "impersonal unfeelingness." (I do have a generic complaint about corporations, actually; but, that's not the point here.) Do you prefer...
Forum: General comments on Bloggingheads.tv 11-04-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,662
Posted By AemJeff
Re: Can we get a sports-related DV up in here?

Yeah, this sums it up rather well for me. The spectacle of millionaires, imported from wherever - the "home team," as it were - gathered together by a financial entity (who has probably charged the...
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