Timeout

For 10 months now — through the pandemic and its economic ravages, the waves emanating from the murder of George Floyd, the disruptions of the various sports seasons, the incredibly toxic election campaign, the holiday season unlike any we’ve experienced before, and more — I’ve done my best to maintain a sense of normalcy . . . → Read More: Timeout

Have a Very Uni Christmas

Christmas Eve, 4:10pm; click to enlarge

’Twas the day before Christmas, and out on the porch Things were becoming a wee bit debauched The Tugboat Captain was dressed up like Santa And as for the cocktails, they sure weren’t Fanta!

Meanwhile, back inside Uni Watch HQ The scene was all . . . → Read More: Have a Very Uni Christmas

History Lesson: ‘Black Sports’ and ‘Our Sports’ Magazines

For all photos, click to enlarge

While doing photo research for Tuesday’s blog entry about Dick Allen, I came across this shot of him on the cover of the August 1974 issue of a magazine called Black Sports. I almost ended up using that photo to show the chain-stitching in . . . → Read More: History Lesson: ‘Black Sports’ and ‘Our Sports’ Magazines

The 2020 Uni Watch Holiday Gift Guide

The 2020 year-end holiday season, like everything else this year, is probably going to be unlike anything we’ve experienced before. Despite that — or maybe because of it — people tell me that they still want to send gifts to their loved ones.

With that in mind, all year long I’ve been dutifully bookmarking items . . . → Read More: The 2020 Uni Watch Holiday Gift Guide