Tag: sports fan

Magic for Beginners: Super Bowl Edition



In which UB Asst. Prof and Bohemian Rhapsody columnist Marion Winik tries to figure out whether the cosmic party train will be making a special stop in Baltimore.

Greetings from a lucky apartment in Brooklyn, where Jane and I are visiting this late January weekend. Experience has shown that the typing is good here, as if words swim beneath the floor thick and flashing as trout in a clear mountain stream. So although I have been contemplating the topic of today’s column for several weeks, I thought it best to begin my work in a proven juju spot.

Playoff Victory Riot Wins New Ravens Fan



Like many middle-aged dudes reliving his teenage years as a weekend rock-and-roll warrior, I play in a band with a regular gig at a bar in Hampden. That means there is a regular time we show up, load in, set up, and play. However, this past Saturday night, a wrench was thrown into our plans: the Ravens in post season!