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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…
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Here We Go: My Steelers Essay on WSJ.com

How watching a Playoffs game in Beijing helped put my love of the Steelers into focus. Or, why the Steelers are a lot like Chinese New Years.

Steelers mania continues and Skirbs checks in...

Skirboll sent along this photo of himself at the Bowl. Not sure who that is with him but he looks familiar. Rip? Turns out he has been a regular blog reader/lurker. Who knew? I am still making my way through all the email about my Steelers…
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Steelers column feedback

I had not received a single email about my Steelers column as of the other day which seemed puzzling to me. I was just certain that this one was really good and would have struck a chord with ex Pittsburghers if no one else. I inquired…
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Reports from the frontline

With all the talk about us Pittsburgh expats and the diaspora's never-ending love for the steelers, it is sometimes easy to forget that real people actually live there. here are some reports from recently transplanted Pittsburghers about what…
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Back from Thailand just in time for the Bowl

Well, we’re back from a hell of a trip. I will post pictures and full reports soon. But it as just an incredible journey and to end it with a red eye from Bangkok and right into the Super Bowl.. well, it’s almost too much for words. We…
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Column 4 Here we go Steelers.. posted from Phuket

I don't really want to post my columns, but I am in Phuket, thailand right now and I wanted to get this one out while it was timely. Thailand is beautiful, people are really nice, food and beer as good as you would expect. I'd also say that…

Here We go!

Thank you to my sister Laura Paul Kessler for sending me this link to the updated "here we Go" video. Even I am somewhat ashamed to say I got chills watching this. It's so pathetic and wonderful all at once, though the gratuitous shot of Carson…

The Bus

I came across this story on the Detroit News sports page, which I check regularly to keep up with the Pistons and their amazing runs. It is really odd to me that the camera never found the Bus’ folks until these Playoffs considering how…
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The whole story

This is one of my favorite pictures from the Steelers Nation section of the Post Gazette website. It is a youth football team from Georgia, coached by Pittsburgher Army guys on a base. I submitted my Beijing group shot there about an hour…
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Mighty Steelers Nation alive and well in Beijing

We are five strong. The few, the proud, the brave... the Steelers Nation of Beijing. Made it to the Goose and Duck in time for the 4:06 am kick off. Three guys from Squirrel Hill, one guy from upstate New York who loves the Steelers…