The last night of the season

“People over here are worried about it, just lying on the couch not saying anything. Ted’s brother is crying.” I was soaking in the tub, talking on my cellphone, icepack resting on my head, exhausted from my last vomit session of the night. While almost 25, I spent a large portion of my day awkwardly [...]

Posted at 2am on 5/19/07 | no comments; | Filed Under: Sports | read on

If a gorilla cries in a forest does anyone hear it?

For more than 24 hours there had been nothing but disgust from Phoenicians and basketball fans around the world directed at the NBA for ruling to suspend Boris Diaw and Amare Stoudemire a game each for neither starting or escalating a confrontation that barely occurred during Monday night’s game. Most everyone agreed it was ludicrous, [...]

Posted at 12am on 5/17/07 | 14 comments | Filed Under: Sports | read on


Etcetera is the weblog for Michael Wachs. Michael—known as “Mike” or “Wachs” to his friends—has lived in Austin, Texas for the past seven years but from 03.01.07 until 05.02.07 will be wasting cash and seeing sights in Europe, Turkey, Egypt, and Israel. He feels obliged, and yet cliché, for having a blog.