A seismic change in Daily Fantasy Football Business Featured Sports 

A seismic change in Daily Fantasy Football

Do you remember DraftKings and Fan Duel blowing up last year in the realm of daily fantasy football? Do you remember all of their commercials? Do you remember the promises of large cash payouts. Well here is a quick update on their state of affairs, and what you should expect this coming season in daily fantasy football. What exactly is daily fantasy football? Daily fantasy football is a form of fantasy football that teeters the line between skill based competition and gambling. Users pick the players they think will perform the…

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The Top Fantasy Football Sleepers Featured Sports 

The Top Fantasy Football Sleepers

The Fantasy Football Sleepers that you shouldn’t sleep on.  DeVante Parker – WR, Miami Dolphins This guy has been popping up on so many 2016 Sleeper lists it’s getting harder to consider him one. That being said, most casual NFL fans haven’t been properly introduced to Parker and the player scouts raved about coming out of college. Even though Parker was hobbled by a foot injury and missed over half of his senior season at Louisville, his ability to stretch the field gave Miami the confidence to make him their…

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YOUNGRY: The ESPN of entrepreneurship Business Featured Tech 

YOUNGRY: The ESPN of entrepreneurship

“Youngry ™ is an entrepreneur media company whose mission is to unite the entrepreneurship ecosystem with a democratized platform for entrepreneurship news, original video programming, and e-commerce products to help an entrepreneur become successful. Kinda of like the ESPN for entrepreneurship! The company was founded by a two time White House award winning entrepreneur, and a globally recognized entrepreneur, whose created some of the largest movements in social media today.” With a catch phrase like “young in spirit, hungry in ambition” what’s not to like! Here is my one on…

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Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not |a few jewels… Featured Music 

Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not |a few jewels…

With all due respect to J. Mascis and the legacy he built with Dinosaur Jr. in the 80’s (and in 2007’s Beyond)… I was all but over his more-whiny-than-usual-vocals and melodic lullabies that make up 2009’s Farm album. 2012’s I Bet on Sky was headed in the right direction bringing back fuzzy guitar solos between psych-pop progressions, but Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not brings Dinosaur Jr. back to the throne they’ve earned time and time again. These guys have grown to show they can cradle the indie rock…

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The NFL’s Terrible-Horrible-No Good-Very Bad Weekend Featured Sports 

The NFL’s Terrible-Horrible-No Good-Very Bad Weekend

Since Roger Goodall was officially announced as the third commissioner of the NFL on August 8th, 2006, precisely 10 years ago today, the NFL has weathered through 522 weekends, almost half of those containing at least one game, and there may not be one as damaging on the league’s image in the previous 521. (Okay, yeah, fine, Rice and Brady will still be worse PR hits than this weekend.) We’ll hit these stories in reverse order of when they happened, because the much larger mistake took place Sunday and I’ll wait to…

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Stranger Things: Truly Original Nostalgia Entertainment Featured TV 

Stranger Things: Truly Original Nostalgia

The Skim: Stranger Things just launched on Netflix. This is another installment of their  “Netflix originals.” This one is truly original in the sense that I haven’t seen anything like it. However, it is set in the past is a pastiche to Steven Spielberg’s oeuvre. It also brought back some ET like nostalgia. That and the cassette tapes. (Side note: I had trouble spelling cassette. I’m truly a millennial now.) It’s a horror/thriller set in 1983 and it dropped on Netflix on July 15. It has been gaining quite a bit of traction…

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Lil Dicky: A rapper who can tell a story Featured Music 

Lil Dicky: A rapper who can tell a story

The Skim: Lil Dicky knows how to tell a story through rap music. But he’s also creative and talented enough to do it in a way that makes you gravitate toward him. He is a lyrical wordsmith that is funny, but he is more than just that. Expect Lil Dicky to command more and more respect in the rap game moving forward. The first time I heard of Lil Dicky was after a Youtube video had concluded and his Sway in the morning freestyle popped up as a recommended video…

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Augmented Reality: Pokemon Go is Just the Beginning Featured Tech 

Augmented Reality: Pokemon Go is Just the Beginning

The Skim: Pokemon Go is taking the world by storm. It may be because the original gameboy game came out 2 decades ago and 90’s kids were longing to reconnect with their favorite game of all time. However, I think it’s because of how people are getting caught up in what augmented reality will turn into. On the Talking Ventures radio show, co-host Justin Klein said “Pokemon is a fad, but Augmented reality is here to stay.” By definition, augmented reality is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world…

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LeBron, Wade, Melo, and CP3 to the Knicks Featured Sports 

LeBron, Wade, Melo, and CP3 to the Knicks

The Skim: I’m calling it right now. LeBron, Wade, Melo, and CP3 will play on the New York Knicks in the 2017-2018 season. Why you ask? Well… First let’s look at the facts. Fact #1 LeBron already said he wants this foursome to team up. He said, “I really hope that, before our career is over, we can all play together. … At least one, maybe one or two seasons — me, Melo, D-Wade, CP — we can get a year in,” Fact #2 Wade, signed a 2 year deal with a player option…

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Bo Burnham: Make Happy All Other Featured 

Bo Burnham: Make Happy

On June 3rd, Netflix released the most recent comedy special by Bo Burnham titled: Make Happy with relatively little fanfare. Since then, however, it has garnered critical acclaim from various news outlets and celebrities alike, and is being regarded by many as one of the best comedy releases on the platform. Amy Schumer tweeted that Make Happy is the special of the year. Mike Birbiglia shared, “the Bo Burnham special is so good, it made me, sitting alone in a room, say ‘whoa.’” The irony is that this critical acclaim…

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