Monthly Archive: December 2011

Moneyball

Moneyball dir. by

Billy Beane is general manager of the Oakland As, and they have just lost the final game of the season. Again. And they are losing their best players. Teams with more money can always buy in talent, but for those operating...

RTÉ Sports Person of the Year Awards | gaelick

RTÉ Sports Person of the Year Awards | gaelick

Katie Taylor is undoubtedly Ireland’s greatest sports person ever. She is one of the greatest female boxers in the world.Her father, and coach, Peter Taylor has already expressed his dismay at the lack of coverage her achievements receive. The way she...

Stray

Stray by

Okay, first off the cover to this is awful. Really, it is. And second of all, I did have huge problems with this book. But I’ll get to them later, first off lets re-cap!. Faythe Sanders is not your average college...

Winter’s tale

Winter’s tale by

Peter Lake was once in training to be a mechanic, but a tragedy meant that he was cast out of that life, and found himself with the Short Tails. A New York gang run by Pearly Soames. There he became a...

Grave’s end

Grave’s end by

In 1982 Elaine Mercado and her family moved from an apartment into what they hoped would be their dream home. This house, in the Gravesend section of south Brooklyn, needed some work, but the family felt they could convert this three...

Watch this man — www.lrb.co.uk

Watch this man — www.lrb.co.uk

‘enlightened foreign administration once provided by self-confident Englishmen in jodhpurs and pith helmets’. via Watch this man — www.lrb.co.uk — Readability.

RTÉ Sport: Stringer signs for Saracens

RTÉ Sport: Stringer signs for Saracens

Ireland scrumhalf Peter Stringer has agreed a short-term contract with English Premiership side Saracens, Munster announced today. via RTÉ Sport: Stringer signs for Saracens. Holy crap! Stringer not with Munster anymore… I suppose it was on the cards though.