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Last week I wrote that the two greatest super powers of all time are immortality and time travel, with teleportation coming in a possible, albeit distant third. I’d like to offer a corollary on this: 1. If you’re not interested in living forever, then I am willing to acknowledge that immortality might not be the…

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My wife, Deadspin, and many others argue that teleportation is the greatest of all the super powers.  Teleportation would be an amazing super power to possess. I would love to be able to teleport from location to location instantly. I think it may be the third best super power. But objectively, the best super powers, in this…

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If you know me at all, you know that an enormous part of my mental energy is directed at my relentless fear of death.  It is more constant and overwhelming than you could ever imagine. And perhaps for good reasons. Two near-death experiences (one and two) involving paramedics and CPR and an armed robbery that resulted in…

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I saw Springsteen on Wednesday night. After watching him perform for almost four hours, I felt so fortunate to have seen him sing and play almost a dozen times over the course of my lifetime. As I exited the stadium, I thought, “That man can never die. No one does it like him. No one will…

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