This feature—a question-and-answer session with a person from sports/entertainment/politics/whatever—will appear every week on jeffpearlman.com. If you have any suggestions/ideas for people to speak with, hit me up at email@example.com. I’m listening. Oh, and for the full categorization of every Quaz, click here.
For the Delaware men’s basketball coach, watching March Madness from home is like Christmas without presents. But even if he can’t fully explain the Blue Hen (“A bird that has a light blue tail or something?”) the longtime Notre Dame assistant has big plans for a rising program.
The highs of starring at Indiana and being a first-round NBA Draft pick. The low of losing his mother in a tornado. The weirdness of hanging with Coolio. From March Madness to Charlotte to the D-League, our 300th Quaz has seen it all.
What can a 29-year-old rabbi tell me about life, death, joy, grief? And how in Moses’ name does he only know two Nirvana songs?
Why is one of the greatest American sportswriters covering small-town Illinois high school girls basketball for occasional free boxes of Milk Duds? Duh—because he loves it.
Minneapolis’ finest psychic can help predict your future. She can communicate with the dead. She once had a spirit tell a customer, “You were too cheap to return the fucking piano.” Enter the mind of a seeker …
She’s not merely a bridesmaid—she’s a professional bridesmaid for hire (with a new book!). Which might sound weird, until you go through a wedding and realize it can be one big pain in the ass.