Iowa State basketball coach Fred Hoiberg didn’t hold back his displeasure towards social media during his press conference on Monday. After Iowa’s loss to Wisconsin, several Iowa fans typed out their frustrations at Hawkeye senior Zach McCabe. McCabe was called for a blocking foul (that could have gone the other way), and he air-balled a … More You Can’t Stop Them, You Can Only Hope to Contain Them: Zach McCabe Fiasco
Every year, it’s the same thing. The Baseball Hall of Fame. Who gets elected and inducted into the hall in July. Should be a simple thing, right? Not according to the fools who continue to make this election process a long-running sham filled with controversy, stupid rationales, and pure unadulterated spite. Let’s clear a few … More Baseball Bloviation
It started as an idea. A simple idea. How do you teach companies and entities how to use this new thing called “social media”? Since 2007, Lava Row went out and taught companies and corporations not only how to use social media, but to learn about how powerful it can be…for good…and for bad. Lava … More They Made Social Media Fun: Lava Row
I’m filing for divorce. There, I said it. I need time away to see if I want to continue this relationship as a Hawkeye fan. Why am I doing this? Easy. There is a faction (a certain group) of Iowa fans and media that has made it hard for me to remain a fan. The … More Grounds For Divorce
The fabulous Becky Mollenkamp posed a question this morning on Twitter. “Wow, I must be really good. People I don’t know are endorsing me on LinkedIn. (Seriously, why would you endorse someone you don’t know?)” I was wondering the same thing. Not that I don’t mind being endorsed by people I know, but I have to … More The Value of “Skills and Expertise” on LinkedIn: What Does It Really Say About Me?
People have different ways to mourn and remember an individual. I have learned that you can’t tell people how to mourn and remember. Frankly, it’s none of my business to tell people that they have no business spending their time on something that isn’t a big deal to me. With that said, there has been a disturbing trend … More Don’t Like It? Then Don’t Follow or Tweet About It
Alright…let’s get this out-of-the-way. The new Cy-Hawk trophy was head-scratcher to see. It’s a good idea…for a wrong topic. See my idea in the picture caption above. There are ways to still use the trophy above and still tie it to the game…for better reason, if we want to honor our heritage and tradition of being an … More The Curious Case of a Trophy Gone Wrong