Zugzwang: [ˈtsuːktsvaŋ]

1. German for "Compulsion to move".
2. When your couch gets stuck in a stairwell and you can't move it out.
3. A player is said to be in "zugzwang" when any possible move will worsen their position.

20140821pdSteelersSports02

Fantasy Football Week 11 Recap

Gents, another week has flown by and we are quickly approaching the playoffs. Now that we’ve all had a moment to dig our cars out of the five feet of snow that lake Erie decided to dump on us we can get down to talking about the things that matter, like fantasy football. Let’s talk chocking because frankly, I’ve got… Read more →

ap649697125690_wide-c545ddb41d8fc4ee26f288878f818dd30572ad10-s1100-c85

Weekly Review: 10/28/14 – 11/11/14

I’ve got some other posts in the works but in the meantime here are the headlines since the last time I did this (10/27/14): 10/28/14 – Pope Says God Not ‘A Magician, With A Magic Wand’  10/29/14 – Suge Knight, Katt Williams charged with robbery 10/30/14 – Authorities will seek the death penalty for accused cop killer Eric Frein, captured… Read more →

andyreid2

Fantasy Football Week 10 Recap

But what happened to Week 9′s recap? I was basically behind a week somehow so I’ve decided to catch myself up. We’ve got a lot to talk about this week; there was a big trade that went through that most of you disagreed with. Thankfully I’m here to educate you knuckleheads and I am a patient and merciful blogger. Before… Read more →

theroom

The Room: You’re tearing me apart, Lisa

I had the immense pleasure of seeing “The Room” a few nights ago at The Little for their new “Mondo Mondays” series. I have never had more fun, or seen so many people together having fun as in that room on Monday night. I had planned on saying that you shouldn’t bother to see this, but I’ve changed my mind.… Read more →