Celebrating the wit, wisdom and whimsy of playing the game well- or sometimes very badly.
Basketball players may just be the most talented athletes in all of team sports. But in truth, it's a simple game. As legendary NCAA coach Abe Lemons remarked, "There are really only two plays, 'Romeo and Juliet' and put the darn ball in the basket."
Big Gu …
"Don't come here and grumble about going too fast. Get the hell out of the race car if you have feathers on your legs or butt."
- Dale Earnhardt Sr.
NASCAR racing is fast, furious and filled with colorful characters who have lots to say -- sometimes at the most inopportune times. Drive Like Hell celebrates the wit and wisdom of the NASCAR circui …
"Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck."
- Don Shula
Football has changed the way we speak, adding new words and rewriting the definitions of old ones. NFL games dominate Sunday's television ratings as millions of fans tune in to watch their favorite teams.
Gentlemen, This is a Football is a quote from Vi …
Coffee is the soma of the nineties, and Higher Grounds is your guidebook to the zeitgeist, whether it's truck-stop "Swedish gasoline" or a "half-double decaffeinated half-caf with a twist of lemon." Includes quotations, recipes, definitions, and a lexicon of essential coffeeisms.
In the format and spirit of The Portable Curmudgeon, 1001 of the pithiest-and wittiest-quotations by Nobel Prize laureates, a collection that is equal parts essential reference work, compulsive read and witty party fodder.
Fritjof Nansen (Nobel Peace Price, 1922) said it first: "The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes …
Historically revealing quotations tracing the evolution of gay and lesbian desire amid the myriad struggles for acceptance.
I am the love that dare not speak its name. ?Lord Alfred Douglas, Oscar Wilde's lover