Thank God for the Shins

Subscribers to the site have seen our Super Bowl rankings and projections and today we’ll also post our Game Center info on the game. I’m pretty burned out from the Super Bowl coverage already, so this is a good time to cover a non-football topic on my mind.

I’ve always been more of a commercial guy when it comes to music and I get most of my exposure to new music from either Sirius Channel 21 (alternative nation), Fuse TV, or a tiny bit of VH1. Luckily for me all of my favorite newer bands have released albums the last 2-3 years: The following bands in the following order: Green Day, Weezer, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, The Strokes, and finally The Killers this past October. I saw 12 concerts featuring these six bands over the last 24 months or so. I have a tendency to burn myself out of new music from overplaying, and I was just about done with these six records for at least a half a year.

So I was at a major dead-end music-wise, and I was starting to listen to my old Floyd stuff. Dark Side of the Moon, in my opinion, is still the greatest rock music [...]

About John Hansen

John Hansen

Specializing in football, Hansen is one of the most connected fantasy writers in the country.

About the author

RSS Staff Commentary

  • Position Battle Playing Time for First Full Week of Preseason Action August 13, 2014
    We continue to update the position battles around the league, but in this blog, I thought looking at preseason playing time would be interesting. The depth chart doesn’t always tell the whole story and it’s certainly worth noting when players get in the game and who they get to play with, whether it’s with the first-team offense or the backups. If you’re loo […]
    Matt Camp
  • Poll Result Analysis: RB Sleeper Candidate Targets August 12, 2014
    Over the last week, we posted a poll asking you which RB sleeper candidate was at the top of your targets list. The results varied throughout the week and Falcon rookie RB Devonta Freeman led most of the way, but things certainly changed after a full week of preseason games:                           As you can see, the final results put 49er rookie RB Carlo […]
    Matt Camp
  • How the New Focus on Defensive Penalties may Affect IDP August 11, 2014
    FantasyGuru.com IDP Analyst Corby Yarbrough can be found on Twitter @Corby_Yarbrough. Not that there is anything we as IDP players can do about it, but I just needed to vent my grief that an already inconsistent aspect of fantasy football has the potential to drive us even a little more crazy in 2014. Week One of the NFL preseason is in the books, and if the […]
    Joe Dolan