The Second Arrangement

Kelly Dwyer
Kelly Dwyer covers the NBA, alongside musical bits and comedy numbers.
Created 23 Oct 2017
  • Useless rabbits
    20 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    I’m typing in rubber thimbles right now, they’re filled with goo. I was supposed to take a few days off from QWERTY because my fingertips are cracked and awful, but then I lost myself in RealGM’s lott...
  • Funny Norm Macdonald
    15 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    (Never Too Much podcast: what it was like to be a big ol’ fan of Norm MacDonald in 1996, why Tuesday was the only good day Twitter ever had, click ‘Listen in podcast app’ to subscribe.) You got the fe...
  • In the garden with Michael
    10 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Twenty years ago today was a Monday and I did not have to work, I stayed home in my flood-addled garden apartment in Roscoe Village, near the old Hot Doug’s, remaining possessions moved into the kitch...
  • Charles Barkley, Doug Moe & J. Malone
    05 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    (Never Too Much podcast: track-by-track breakdown of Queen’s 1978 LP ‘Jazz,’ opening three old baseball packs, click ‘Listen in podcast app’ to do this on your phone!) September. I’m starved for NBA j...
  • Ben Simmons moves it along
    03 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    (Never Too Much podcast: top 75 breakdown, opening two packs of 1988 Fleer, a trip to wherever the Reds play, click ‘Listen in podcast’ app to subscribe!) The Ben Simmons Problem catalogued itself the...
  • Top 75 players in NBA history
    01 Sep 2021 • 11 min read
    PREVIOUSLY: Reworking the NBA’s Top 50 list : The Next 25 1. Michael Jordan — probably literally “wanted it more.” 2. LeBron James — just holding this spot down for Bronnie. 3. Bill Russell — was eati...
  • The Next 25
    30 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
    Blount and Raef know they’re out, GP knows he’s in, Ricky Davis does too, Paul Pierce is Natalie Portman’s fourth panel in that meme The NBA re-formatting its old Top 50 list into a new Top 75 list fe...
  • Chicago Bulls do not trade draft pick
    28 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
    Hello, morning, the Bulls didn’t get housed. The Bulls didn’t create some NBA drama unique to them. The Bulls went normal, again, good-normal. The Bulls have Derrick Jones Jr. — he’s alright, we’ll se...
  • Reworking the NBA's Top 50 list
    27 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    dunkin’ meanie with a rappin’ gene In 1996 a catalogue of respected voters created the NBA’s 50 Greatest Players list, and for an era with only one-to-two screens per house and 24 hours between van de...
  • Following up on Carmelo
    24 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
    The brain has a frightening way of turning the counterfactual into a good reason for a fight with what’s right. Ever seen a car driving the wrong way, in your direction? Your head immediately develop ...
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