Posts by David Giffels
Notes From a Native: What the Return of LeBron Means to Ohio
LeBron doesn’t lean on clichés of the Midwestern work ethic or the importance of roots. Rather, he has deepened those notions.
The Chosen Ones: LeBron and Akron
An excerpt from David Giffels’s new book, ‘The Hard Way on Purpose.’
Art Modell: The View From Cleveland
“When we talk about mortality, we are talking about our children.” — Joan Didion Here in the bizarro world of Greater Cleveland, it comes as a surprise to see the late Art Modell narrowcast into a prevailing legacy — the marriage of football and television — an alchemy that former NBC president Dick Ebersol this […]
Beavis, Butt-Head, and Me
On the day of Beavis and Butt-Head‘s return to MTV, a writer for the original series looks back.