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Another movie analogy – The NBA Lockout and Pulp Fiction

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It looks like the NBA lockout will be resolved soon. The players and owners are once again talking, with a new mediator in Jim Quinn instead of Jeff Kessler who was shady, ill spoken and a few months removed from being tossed out of the NFL negotiations. 

I have a Pulp Fiction analogy I thought was amusing.

If you’ve seen the film, you’ll remember how in the 3rd “segment”, Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) are returning from a hit with an informant in custody. Winnfield has a gun pointed at him because he’s well, kind of out of control. The gun goes off and blows the informant’s head off, getting blood all over the car and forcing them to park their car at a Jimmie (Quentin Tarantino)’s house, and the trio is immediately facing a disaster if they don’t clean up the mess before his wife gets home.

This is pretty much what happened during the last couple weeks of the lockout. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by jr.

November 24, 2011 at 10:36 am