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BLAND

I’m still trying to decide if life without the Tour is more or less boring than life in a universe where Wiggo wins every TDF. It’s like if every book I had to read from now on was Wuthering Heights … Continue reading

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Is anyone having fun, or is this boring?

I’m not day to day on my journalistic analysis, but I am day to day on my article-reading, race-watching, and rumor-mill-churning. I’ve read a few articles and blogs that have called this year’s Tour de France BORING. They’ve raised questions … Continue reading

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Sport vs. Narrative

I would like to discuss the dynamic of the Tour and how it lends itself to being more of a narrative than other sports. It’s fairly obvious that the Tour de France is a sporting event. 22 teams made up … Continue reading

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This blog is boring today. I would like to explain the basic principal behind some of the narratological elements I’ll be examining. This ends up just being definitions and possibly justification, with very little application. It’s more about understanding what … Continue reading

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