I was born in Italy and I’ve endured many heartbreaking losses by my beloved Azzurri over the course of my life. The fact that they won the 2020 (2021) EuroCup by Penalty Kicks in back-to-back matches is stunning to say the least!

I want to share some of the most…


There are many music artists who belong in the rock and roll hall of fame and that topic is always up for debate for those who have different tastes in music. However, I think one of the most egregious omissions from the Rock hall of fame has to be The…


I’ve been a long-time fan of Billboard magazine, the music industry bible for tracking the success of songs and albums. Billboard has been charting hits since 1940. However, something has gone terribly wrong with their once-reliable music charts. …


Foreigner, Boston, Styx, Kansas and Toto all belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and I will plead their cases here and now. First, I will share some of their music as exhibits to support my claim and second, I will compare their work to recent inductees.

The…


I noticed that each member of the Beatles had achieved number one records in their post-Beatles careers including Ringo. I wondered how many total number ones did the Fab Four have compared to the Beatles so I did some research on www.billboard.com.

I think it would be an interesting trivia…


Stan Wawrinka has won as many majors as Andy Murray (3)

I know that everyone refers to this era’s best players as The Big 4 which includes Roger Federer, Raphael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray but I will present my case to rename this era as The Big 3 + 2 which would make the case that it’s really been…


I’ve always been fascinated with the origins of things and the stories behind inventions we take for granted such as email. Yes, email. Everyone uses it and yet no one really knows how it came to be. If you do rudimentary searches online as we all like to do, you…


It’s important for everyone to vote in every election. There is no excuse for not voting anymore. In this information age, there are many tools, websites, and apps that make registering and learning more about politicians and bills very quick and easy. Here are some of the best tools that…


First, I want to make it clear that I am neither a Democrat nor a Republican. I am an independent centrist who’s become much more interested in US politics than I ever thought I would become. It wasn’t by choice, but by necessity. …

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Writer. Born in Italy, raised in NJ. Work has appeared on @Mashable, @WebWorkerDaily, @Appolicious & elsewhere. Owner/Editor: @Dad_O_Matic

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