The Only Person Who Could Bring Obama and Palin Together

Yesterday I posted the first portion of the Introduction to Jeremy Lin: The Reason for the Linsanity (now available at Amazon in print and digital versions). Below is the second, middle installment. * INTRODUCTION – SECOND INSTALLMENT * The seven-game winning streak was a vision to behold. Jeremy entered the game and the momentum slowly [Read More...]

When Jeremy Lin’s Life Was Poised on a Pivot

Over the next several days, I am going to publish the Introduction to Jeremy Lin: The Reason for the Linsanity (available in paperback and Kindle editions) in installments. If you’re a follower of this blog, a friend, or a fan of Jeremy’s, or even if you just love an inspiring story of overcoming against impossible [Read More...]

Tim Tebow, Jeremy Lin, and Why God Cares About Sports

Isn’t it degrading to suggest that God cares about sports?  Isn’t that anthropomorphizing?  Are we, like the ancient Greeks with their stories of gods who did all sorts of silly and petty and naughty things, really supposed to imagine that God dons a cheese-wedge upon his head and roots for the Packers? With war and [Read More...]

Write a Book About Jeremy Lin? That’s (L)insanity!

Some of you already know the reason why I haven’t posted to the blog in recent weeks.  An exciting opportunity dropped into my lap, and pursuing that opportunity has been exhausting, exhilarating, and edifying (alliteration unintentional). Here are the deets.  I was asked (through my agent) on February 15th about writing a book — on [Read More...]

Why Jeremy Lin Matters — With an Unpublished Interview

My recent post on NBA insta-celebrity Jeremy Lin — “Jeremy Lin and the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations” — garnered a fair amount of controversy.  To supply some backstory: shortly after Jeremy’s outstanding off-the-bench performance against the New Jersey Nets, a friend forwarded the video highlights to me with a note that some of her [Read More...]


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