Bill Sargent | | The Guardian

Many of his ideas were of a technical nature, and he registered 400 patents of electric and electronic gadgetry – earning himself a reputation among technicians for being more an inventor than a showman. He was also a shrewd pioneer of such innovations as pay-per-view television, and his film Richard Pryor: Live In Concert (1979), which he cannily labelled “uncensored,” was the highest money-maker of its kind ever. It remains the standard today. 

Let’s Do the Rope-a-Dope Again

MHA day and I really needed me a little Rope-a-Dope illustration to get me in the right frame of mind. It’s a beautiful thing. I decided that I’d post a slightly fuller picture for the record; and for the many who have no idea what “rope-a-dope” is. This is Ali “losing” all but the last 7 seconds…

Ninety Years Ago Today My Father Was Born

Then turned on one toe, hopped off the huge wooden table and started off, head high, when I heard him slap the table hard with his big hand – the way everyone who knew him remembers he did in his constant, big-ness that encompassed all sight, movement, and certainly sound – and laughed his ass off.

and he really can’t hurt me

℘ “He may win two or three rounds. Or the first five. But after the first five he will just be completely exhausted. And this is better than me jumping and dancing and running- wasting a lot of time all this moving, trying to keep from getting hit and he really can’t hurt me” ℘ “WATCH…

Do you see it?

DO YOU SEE IT? LOOK CLOSER it’s been there all along I’ve been there all along all you have to do is SEE    

Ethan2Wild (WARNING: Spoiler Alert)

Spoiler Alert: Let me tell you how this story ends. Well, not how, exactly; that will follow. It’s called the rope-a-dope. It’s called “SAY MY NAME!” Sometimes you have to play dead. Sometimes, that’s the only play. Sometimes you have to wander in the desert. But it is true that all who wander are not…