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Trash Talk

Timmy Being Timmy: A Day in the Life of an Aging Ballplayer

Tim Koechlin | Posted 04.11.2016 | Fifty
Tim Koechlin

I received an unexpected gift yesterday from a skinny kid named Devin - a trash-talking 15 year-old with a very good crossover. Devin has no idea. ...

J.R. Smith Allegedly Chokes Teenager After Kid Trash Talks Him

Reuters | Justin Block | Posted 11.20.2015 | Sports

Nov 20 - Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith has been accused of choking a 19-year-old student after the teenager jeered the basketball player's trad...

Kevin Durant Is Actually One Of The Best Trash Talkers In The NBA

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.24.2015 | Sports

Kevin Durant doesn't strike you as a trash talker. By his own admission, the 2014 NBA MVP is quiet and reserved -- the kind of guy who goes about his ...

Paul Pierce Calls 'Series' After Late 3-Pointer, Proceeds To Lose Game

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.14.2015 | Sports

That wasn't the truth, Paul.

Political Trash Talk's Toll

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 06.08.2015 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

Television is a difference maker in American politics. Reading about acts of incivility in a newspaper -- and even hearing rants on the radio -- do not cause nearly as much physiological arousal as do the close-up facial expressions and tone of voice cues on shout shows.

Trash Talk

Asher Roth | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Asher Roth

Like single use plastic, words are too often disposed of without concern for consequence. It's important to understand that our actions have enormous impact on the world around us.

Why Giving Is a Gift to the Giver

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 03.27.2014 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

The action in the end zone, or lack of it, feels a little less disappointing when the guys on the field show that they respect and care about one another. (There might be lesson for Congress in that.)

Trash Talk

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Rich Sloane UCF Forum columnist As they say in the sports world, I'm "talking trash." Here are some statistics with which you can easily win a ba...

How 'Fat Talk' Is Giving Way To 'Old Talk' Among Post 50s

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.05.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

What's wrong with us anyway? I walked into the office the other morning and immediately rejected the compliment a co-worker paid about my new dress. Actually, what she said was 'Wow! You really are losing weight.'

Is Trash Talking Kosher?

Rabbi Joshua Hess | Posted 03.16.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Hess

Judaism believes that our ability to speak is a very precious gift that God has bestowed on us and must only be used for constructive purposes. Any attempt to use our speech for destructive purposes is, essentially, a rejection of our God given gift.

Trash Talk in Political Campaign Helps No One

Laura Stepp | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Laura Stepp

As the political conversation gets nastier and nastier, you have to wonder, did we do right to tell our children when they got upset to "Use your words, not your fists"?

Making Objects Smarter: The Story Behind Location Awareness

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Garbage -- do you know where all your trash really ends up? If you knew the truth, would you rethink your actions before tossing old junk? It's no...

The Spinners' Composer

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

Back before a couple of conglomerates took over nearly all the stations with their vanilla play lists and avatar disc jockeys, radio used to have pers...

Bart Scott's Trash Talk Talent

New York Times | GREG BISHOP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Bart Scott talks trash freely and incessantly, all day, on any topic, on matters from petty to profound. He has singled out Bill Cowher's chin, LenDal...

The End of the World: One Reality Show and Internet Comment At a Time

Lisa Solod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Solod

I have come to realize that the majority of people in the world, and certainly here in the USA, are not nice, not kind, and not interested in anything or anyone but themselves.

Friday Talking Points [42] -- Get Up, Stand Up, Barack

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I have to assume if you're reading this that you're sick of the Olympics already. Wow, that was fast. Is NBC's coverage going to be twice as bad as ...