May 21st, 2013

Okay, so I’m terrible at updating this site now, and I guess I’m mostly on twitter. For those of you who want updates but have no interest in joining twitter, just bookmark this page:

twitter.com/t_mcallister

And you’ll get mostly the same type of content you’ve always seen here, more timely updates, etc.

May 13th, 2013

This guy is my new favorite internet guy

May 13th, 2013

I wrote a book review and here it is

May 9th, 2013

Here’s a really dumb thing I wrote (and it makes me laugh so much more than it probably makes other people laugh)

April 29th, 2013

I’m doing that Eagles Almanac again. We’re using Kickstarter to raise funds to print the book; a donation of $10 or more will help support the project (ie, help me get paid) and will get you a copy of the book when it’s done. Go here if you’d like to do that.

April 28th, 2013

seeming like a distinct possibility that my summer course won’t have enough students to run. Which would be kind of a major problem.

April 9th, 2013

I don’t hate Charlie like some people, but here’s a good breakdown of his ineptitude in running a bullpen

April 9th, 2013

Feel like I probably linked this a couple years ago, but I still love it

April 9th, 2013

“There are three players in all of baseball who have more plate appearances without an extra-base hit than Ryan Howard. They are Aaron Hicks (32 PA), Ben Revere (32 PA) and Juan Pierre (31 PA). “

April 9th, 2013

It seems like Amazon was ultimately in the right to remove illegal copies of these books, BUT, them surreptitiously deleting people’s copies of 1984 using something called WhisperNet so perfectly illustrates the concerns about their practices that it’s almost funny

April 8th, 2013

The Phillies are (probably) bad again. A guide to dealing with that

April 4th, 2013

The explanation would ruin the experience. This thing is pretty cool.

April 3rd, 2013

If you’re like me, you’re skeptical of eating something called an atomic buffalo turd. If you’re like me and just looked that up, now you want to eat a dozen of them immediately.

April 2nd, 2013

submitted my first actual book review to a pub today. With any luck, will be online sooner than later.

April 2nd, 2013

Didn’t even realize Daily News Live was going off the air. But if I’m reading this press release correctly, they’re basically just rebranding it as something I’m going to hate (overlap between sports and entertainment, etc.)

March 26th, 2013

laptop has slowed down to the point that it’s impossible for me to play a youtube video if I have any other programs running. Time for an upgrade.

March 25th, 2013

In less than 24 hours, these La Salle student reporters raised more than $8000 to fund a trip to cover thursday’s game.

March 25th, 2013

as it turns out, 20 consecutive student conferences is my brain’s limit. 6 to go. then I have to figure out how to teach a class.

March 25th, 2013

Also, I’m conferencing with students today, which means I have nothing but time to sit around and type things at your face.

March 25th, 2013

Having now watched 9 halves of Explorer basketball this year, feel it’s safe to say I am an expert.