Editor‚Äôs Note: “This Week‚Äôs Wicked Chops Life Lesson” will be a new weekly feature, pending our enthusiasm to keep it going. Each article will present a deep and profound poker-or-blogging-centric lesson designed to enrich your life. Take these life lessons to heart and we’re confident that you will soon reach the pinnacle of self-actualization, or at the very least, not suck so bad.
Blogging. What a word. What an awful word.
Blogging itself has immediacy. It’s cutting-edge, the next next next thing.
But the word itself just sounds uncool. Really uncool. “Yeah man I blog.” Just sounds terrible.
Girl: “So what do you do?” Guy: “I blog.” Girl: “Yeah ok cool yeah. Hey, what’s that behind you?” [girl runs away]
That‚Äôs why Mark Cuban should give all of you hope.
Mark Cuban was one of the first well-known bloggers. To those in the sporting community, Cuban put blogging on the map.
Now before Cuban got involved in this whole ‚Äúblogging‚Äù thing, he had already made a billion dollars, but get past that for a minute. Also get past the fact that before blogging, he bought the Dallas Mavericks and turned them around from one of the worst franchises in sports to one of the best. Really, it‚Äôs exactly what our hometown Hawks recently did with its ownership group, except exactly different.
Mark Cuban‚Äôs Dallas Mavericks are on the verge of winning the NBA title. That‚Äôs our
And Mark Cuban is just like many of you. He‚Äôs just a happy dork who also happens to be a blogger.
Now don‚Äôt get us wrong, we love Cubes. (Cubes is what we‚Äôd call him if we like hung out and stuff. ‚ÄúCubes, man, that was so wrong!‚Äù is what we‚Äôd say to him if he told an inappropriate joke, for example). We don’t love Cubes as much as
Which leads us to this week‚Äôs life lesson: even you one day can own a championship-calibre NBA team. Just keep blogging. Be passionate about blogging. Blog until your fingers bleed. And one day, you‚Äôll get there. You‚Äôll own a NBA team. Just like our buddy Cubes.