Posts tagged "Basketball"

I love Christian Laettner

I love Christian Laettner
When I mentioned on Facebook that I was excited to watch the 30 for 30 documentary¬†on Christian Laettner, several people from my past responded, “Well, of course you are.” Apparently I was not quiet about my “Crush-tian Laettner” back in the day. I know, as a Butler alumna (heck, as a human being), I’m supposed... Read more »

The worst thing about the NCAA basketball tournament

The worst thing about the NCAA basketball tournament
My alma mater (Butler University) played during the late game last night, and they delivered an amazing game against Notre Dame. It was close the entire time, though they ended up losing in extra minutes. Roosevelt Jones is my new name/basketball hero. But as far as TBS/CBS/Les Moonves/whoever makes these kinds decisions were concerned, the... Read more »

Butler, The Final Four, and Conceiving My Daughter

Butler, The Final Four, and Conceiving My Daughter
This is not the story of some seedy hotel room in Indianapolis.  Far from it.  This is the story of me, a sterile operating room, and my fifth cycle of in vitro fertilization. I always knew I was going to have fertility issues, based on no grounds whatsoever.  Just something in the back of my... Read more »
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March Madness Fever: '90s TV Theme Songs

March Madness Fever: '90s TV Theme Songs
Pretty much the only topics of conversation right now in the Hammervision household are the Butler Bulldogs (Go Dawgs!) and the fact that, despite John’s bitching about me wasting $10 to fill out a bracket pretty much alphabetically, I have been in first place in our pool since Friday (Go…Arizona…?) Even the Big Love finale... Read more »

Movie Essentials: March Madness Edition

Movie Essentials: March Madness Edition
We’ve got a basketball jones! With the impressive Bulls playing like the team I grew up hating as a kid in Michigan (though I’m a fan now) and with March Madness just around the corner (go Butler!), Hammervision is highlighting the “essential” basketball movies. ¬†Now, before you get all hot and bothered and say, “but... Read more »

Go Dawgs! - Fun Facts About Basketball's New Darling

Hammervision is ever so proud that our tiny little alma mater has made it to the finals of the NCAA basketball tournament for the first time ever. Here are 10 Important Facts you need to know about Butler University that have nothing to do with the movie Hoosiers. 1. The Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium is... Read more »
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