Alma's Recent Activity

  1. Alma replied to the thread NFL Playoffs running thread.

    Really fun column on the myth of Patriots/Brady doubters. The myth of the Patriots' underdog status As a side note, there’s about 2-3...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 1:25 PM
  2. Alma replied to the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    A minor pet peeve. When someone wants to make an argument for impeaching Trump - which, let's face it, isn't that hard to do - and it...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 11:51 AM
  3. Alma replied to the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    You're right, it's not true. Schumer didn't say he wanted Comey fired. He said: “I do not have confidence in him any longer To restore...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 11:10 AM
  4. Alma replied to the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    He is bad at it, but I don't think Frum's onto much. I think Trump suffers so badly from ADD - which is exacerbated by our social...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 10:24 AM
  5. Alma replied to the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    Actually, no. Read the article. For Democrats, who already see Trump as lacking empathy, this information makes them think of him as...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 10:18 AM
  6. Alma replied to the thread Woke and shaved - Gillette ad and the people who hate it..

    The ad doesn’t have much to do with catering to men. It’s a social statement from Gillette.

    Jan 16, 2019 at 7:49 PM
  7. Alma replied to the thread Woke and shaved - Gillette ad and the people who hate it..

    I don't think the ad has much to do with selling shaving products. I'm not sure it'll work financially. I think we're potentially moving...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 3:59 PM
  8. Alma replied to the thread Woke and shaved - Gillette ad and the people who hate it..

    Yes, I would agree with this. My sense - and if I'm wrong, I'm glad I'll be wrong, though it won't be for awhile - is we moving toward...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 3:50 PM
  9. Alma replied to the thread Woke and shaved - Gillette ad and the people who hate it..

    Not just for brands. It's people in general. I wouldn't count out virtue/shaming squares in American cities in the next decade.

    Jan 16, 2019 at 3:16 PM
  10. Alma replied to the thread Woke and shaved - Gillette ad and the people who hate it..

    I'm not sure what you're trying to accomplish here. I'm fine with the ad. I actually think it says good things. Simultaneously, I...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 2:53 PM
  11. Alma replied to the thread Woke and shaved - Gillette ad and the people who hate it..

    Oh, it's saying a little bit more than "men should set a better example." Let's not be dumb about it. There will be whole advertising...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 2:10 PM
  12. Alma replied to the thread Woke and shaved - Gillette ad and the people who hate it..

    As Pankaj Bhalla, Gillette’s North America brand director, told CNN Business, “We expected debate. Actually a discussion is necessary....

    Jan 16, 2019 at 1:41 PM
  13. Alma replied to the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    Masterful tweet. Truly. Checks off all the boxes save that it's "couldn't care less." Thing is, Clemson only plays Big Ten teams in...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 12:50 PM
  14. Alma replied to the thread Woke and shaved - Gillette ad and the people who hate it..

    Oh, this'll make money for Dollar Shave Club. There isn't any question. Millennials will like the Gillette thing, though. They...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 12:29 PM
  15. Alma replied to the thread RIP Bob Costas at NBC.

    Bob Costas is like most of us - excellent in some ways, overheated in others. His voice on a Saturday afternoon baseball game always...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 12:27 PM
  16. Alma liked Regan MacNeil's post in the thread NFL Playoffs running thread.

    It helps when you can get 5-6 guaranteed wins every year because of the dogshit AFC East.

    Jan 16, 2019 at 7:46 AM
  17. Alma replied to the thread Woke and shaved - Gillette ad and the people who hate it..

    The most common use of the term I heard in the 2016 election was evangelical Christians sitting out the election because neither...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 10:33 PM
  18. Alma replied to the thread Woke and shaved - Gillette ad and the people who hate it..

    It's a razor company opining on how men behave in this world. Some people do not want to be told this by a razor company. I'm fine...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 6:08 PM
  19. Alma replied to the thread Woke and shaved - Gillette ad and the people who hate it..

    The ad is not offensive, unless you're offended by virtue signaling. Which, you know, some people are.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 5:43 PM
  20. Alma replied to the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    There's the barbecue reference!

    Jan 15, 2019 at 5:35 PM
  21. Alma replied to the thread Last movie you watched.......

    It was a good movie until the very final conversation. Then it became a great movie. One of my favorites of recent years.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 10:12 AM
  22. Alma replied to the thread Last movie you watched.......

    Jason Reitman’s movies since Up In The Air have been...interesting. That’s a word for them.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 10:10 AM
  23. Alma liked The Big Ragu's post in the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    It was incredibly well done. Just funny. [MEDIA]

    Jan 15, 2019 at 10:03 AM
  24. Alma replied to the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    Somebody stayed up all night to work on that. It was the dominant story of the day.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 9:57 AM