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Scott Hines
Melancholy and The Spicy Pork Sandwich
Created 26 Jun 2019
  • Through the never
    27 Sep 20211 day ago • 5 min read • 8 21
    Thump. Thump. Thump. It was there before we’d even gotten close enough to start looking for parking. A low, rolling thunder pounding across the landscape, a sound so heavy it seemed like it must’ve be...
  • Let's have a bye week brunch.
    24 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 12 33
    You know, there’s something I forgot during the Long Boring Times of 2020: Doing things is exhausting. I don’t know about you, but as summer rolls into fall, I’ve found myself busier than ever—or at l...
  • Welcome to the Repair Shop
    22 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 15 17
    One of my favorite television shows in recent memory is The Repair Shop, a British-made reality show that originally aired on the BBC and can be viewed in the United States on Netflix. The show has a ...
  • All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Nippert Stadium
    20 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 14 29
    Subscribe now Thirty years ago, times were tough if you wanted something to read while using the bathroom. There weren’t any smartphones, no social media to scroll while you attend to your necessities...
  • Who wants to join a wellness movement?
    17 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 16 28
    I’ve been thinking about taking my brand to the next level. You see, this newsletter’s been pretty successful, and I’ve amassed a nice little following both here and on social media. It’s ripe for exp...
  • Walking through walls
    15 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 21 19
    I still walk the halls of the hotel from time to time. My mind drifts, and I’m surprised to find myself in it; walking down the hallways, lingering in the wide stairwells, admiring the carefully-frame...
  • You had to be there.
    13 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 13 91
    Subscribe now We might be in the best time of the sports calendar right now. There are compelling arguments you can make for other parts of the year; early April sees the Final Four overlapping with t...
  • The road to hell is paved with flavor
    10 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 14 19
    As you probably already know, I’ve wasted a good bit of my life on Twitter. Of the roughly 83,000 tweets I’ve sent in my eleven years using the app, a handful have gone viral. Heck, I personally enter...
  • They don't remember
    08 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 38 46
    Try as I might, as a person who writes online I cannot resist the urge to write something about the upcoming anniversary of the September 11th attacks. While I freely acknowledge that there’s little n...
  • A reflection, on Labor Day
    07 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 9 4
    Good morning, and happy Tuesday-that-feels-like-a-Monday to those of you in the United States. I didn’t publish yesterday, both on account of spending Labor Day weekend relaxing and having already lea...
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