Tag Archives: boxing

Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee

On Twitter yesterday Luke Walter linked to this video of Muhammad Ali fighting Cleveland Williams at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas on November 14, 1966. It’s a remarkable, high quality display of just how accurate his declaration that he can … Continue reading

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Balls to the Wall

[openbook booknumber=”1400032873″] I started reading James Ellroy’s Destination: Morgue! (2004) this weekend, and I really can’t imagine a better author to lift your spirits when you are feeling down 🙂 I actually started this book of stories from the end, … Continue reading

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Jack Johnson’s Jazz Band

In stark contrast to the Uncle John Scruggs video, check out this video of Jack Johnson’s Jazz band performing “Tiger Rag” on December 21, 1929 in the great city of New York, NY. Now, I’m not sure how much you … Continue reading

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