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Joshua Neuman

Entries by Joshua Neuman

Letter From a Spoiled Yankees Fan

(55) Comments | Posted October 25, 2010 | 11:50 AM

Dear anyone in the habit of complaining that the Yankees simply buy World Series championships, or that the Bronx Bombers' payroll is out of hand, or that the team is bad for baseball,

Unless you grew up with a Texas Rangers pennant hanging over your bed, you have no business...

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Alex Rodriguez: The Power of Redemption or the Power of Something Else?

(1) Comments | Posted November 5, 2009 | 2:54 PM

As a kid, I always found it funny when Yankee Stadium was referred to as "the house that Ruth built." The phrase owed its origins to 1923, the year that the stadium opened and when their star slugger Babe Ruth led the team to a world championship. But Ruth was...

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What Happened to Kwanzaa?

(207) Comments | Posted December 23, 2008 | 3:22 PM

Long before the giant mall usurped the American urban landscape, Hallmark was cheapening our age-old religious traditions and turning nuanced theological messages into platitudinous feel-goodisms to be bought and sold in the marketplace. Out of a singular, sinister force, Hallmark conspired to transform a suffering servant into a jolly present-giver...

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