Author Archives: JTP

About JTP

An occasional reader, an occasional writer, an occasional podcast producer, an occasional strategist.

The Sound of Silence

The other day I went for a run and I didn’t warm up. Four miles into a 4.5 mile run I got a sharp pain in my calf. Womp womp. Injury. Now I get to sit around and wait while my … Continue reading

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You Wont Die!

Just over a week ago I ran my first half-marathon: the BK Half. It was awesome, easy, and terrible. I had wanted to simply finish the damn thing under 2 hours.  I ended up with a 1:45:43 finish. In my last … Continue reading

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Race Autopsy: Brooklyn Half Marathon 2014

Originally posted on Milo and the Calf:
Unless you’re a pro runner with some writing chops, who runs in exotic locales against the best runners in the world, like Dakota Jones, or Sabrina Moran, odds are your race report is…

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Stop the Madness – Forays into NCAA brackets

It’s March 20th at 9:55 AM. I am finishing my coffee. I should be setting up my desk in my Brooklyn living room and get to work. But my computer pings. Sean says “ When are you going to do … Continue reading

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F*ck St. Patrick’s Day

There, I said it. All you d-bags who throw on a shiny green plastic bowler and drink beer and whiskey to celebrate “Irish-ness” are… d-bags. Go learn about the long history of struggling against invasion and then colonialism (which still … Continue reading

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This Bud’s for You, Soldier

Guest Post: I asked my friend and Iraq War Marine Veteran Matt Howard what he thought of Budweiser’s “A Heroes Welcome I Super Bowl Ad.”  Here is what he wrote: I have an admission to make: I didn’t watch the … Continue reading

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I want to live in Coke’s America!

The cliche goes something like this – I watch the Super Bowl for the ads. This year my nerdy-self  watched the Super Bowl to see if Richard Sherman would drop some good trash talking, draw the ire of the internets … Continue reading

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