General awareness of personal and social context is typically very important for any older white man who would like to go around quoting Notorious B.I.G. lyrics. Like, the below tweet was not a great context for former New York Post NBA columnist Peter Vecsey to try out this one:
Earlier this week, Charles Barkley went on the radio and called longtime NBA writer and analyst Peter Vecsey a scumbag. Pete took to Twitter today to fire back at Barkley, and then he lost his mind and called a woman a slut.
Following up on his earlier claim about "hating Skip Bayless more than any person in the world," TNT Inside the NBA commentator Charles Barkley launched another barrage in his media beef with the ESPN First Take pundit today on The Dan Patrick Show.
Journalism fight! Journalism fight! Let's all throw spicy language and felt-tip pens at one another! Yesterday, ESPN's Chris Sheridan sued the New York Post's Peter Vecsey and his employer for libel in NY State Supreme Court. The bone of contention was a "scandalous diatribe" (to quote the complaint) that the…
Does New York Post NBA tracker Peter Vecesy know something you don't? It wasn't even lunchtime today before he had already predicted the imminent demise of two NBA careers.
Forgive the analogy, but it occurred to us that a Peter Vecsey column is a lot like going hunting with Dick Cheney. If you're loud and obnoxious enough to scare the little critters out of hiding and keep loudly blasting away, you're bound to hit something eventually. And those innocent people who get in the way and…