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Author Archive | Zach Everson

‘Transparent’ flash review

One their own, each of “Transparent’s” subplots is fascinating and worth watching. But taken as a whole, there’s just too much going on and the show comes off as a bit forced. Consider it the opposite of “Downton Abbey,” where very little takes place (Dinner! Breakfast! Dinner again!), no plot is worthy of your time, and you suspect the entire series was written over a single afternoon tea.

SportsGrid liked my #FreeSimmons tweet

SportsGrid rounded up what it deemed the top #FreeSimmons tweets and included one of mine (yes, I was so outraged about ESPN suspending Bill Simmons for his remarks on the NFL’s handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case that I fired off a few tweets):

“The Best Tweets From The #FreeSimmons Hashtag”

Too lazy to click through? It was this one (which takes a shot at ESPN for being much more lenient on Stephen A Smith who criticized Rice’s victim):

MapQuest Commute launches on Apple iOS, Android, and Amazon. Now you go download.

MapQuest commute app

Just released! MapQuest’s latest app—Commute—“personalized alerts deliver real-time traffic and road conditions along your route 15 minutes before you are scheduled to leave home or work. I’ve been using beta versions for a while and am really impressed.

To coincide with the launched, MapQuest’s editorial side published “Your Commute, Made Fun (Seriously).”

Now you go download Commute:

Photo: Courtesy MapQuest Commute