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JoshoffthePress

Joshua "Press"man Jacobs (ie - joshoffthepress), a Life Explorer and adventurer and lover of life. This site is an expression of myself, my life, my story and my goals. Topics on this page are wide-ranging dealing with personal love and loss, politics, sports as well as personal and professional training and development. In fact, if there is a topic you'd like for me to explore, then please do let me know. As this is all still relatively new to me, my site is still a work in progress, and the content is coming out on a consistent basis. Be sure to "follow me" (here) on wordpress to keep up! Feel free to email me at --> joshoffthepress@gmail.com or find me on twitter (check page for twitter handle)
JoshoffthePress has written 21 posts for Josh off The Press

Happy 3rd Birthday Ava – Letter from Daddy!

Being a little kid is really interesting. You know more stuff than you are given credit for, yet the world doesn’t need to make sense for you yet. Continue reading

Encyclopedia of the Podcasts I have Listened to

As I am always sharing various podcasts with people, and suggesting episodes for people to listen to, I was inspired to write this blog post as a reference point for various podcasts I like and often suggest and share with others. Continue reading

Carmelo Anthony – The Anchor that sunk Phil Jackson’s Ship?? (+NBA Talk+)  

Phil Jackson, the man who has 11 Championships as a Coach, is now closely affiliated with Carmelo Anthony, a man who has 3 playoff series wins in his whole 14 year career in the NBA. Continue reading

Personal Review of Peter Richmond’s Biography on “Phil Jackson: Lord of The Rings” (originally published 02/09/2014) +NBA Talk+  

I have always been intrigued by the mystique of Phil Jackson. How he seemed to always get the best out of his players and get under the skin of his opposing Coaches; Like when former Knicks Head Coach Jeff Van Gundy, poked fun at Phil Jackson calling him “The Big Chief Triangle”. I remember Michael Jordan in interviews sharing about Jackson’s love of Zen Buddhism. Continue reading

Why I Write!

I write to gain clarity for myself.

I write to explain myself.

I write to feed my soul.

I write as a form of self-expression.

I write to share myself!

I write because I enjoy it! Continue reading

The Opposition Research Files

Originally posted on Commentaries on the Times:
A Convocation of Devils? Notes on Trump’s Actions during his First Eight Days in Office The best Organizers are the ones with the most knowledge on the issues. They are able to use the facts at their disposal to galvanize support, squelch opposition and sometimes even convert opponents. Because…

The Opposition Research Files: A Primer on what Trump has done during his First eight days in Office.

The best Organizers are the ones with the most knowledge on the issues. They are able to use the facts at their disposal to galvanize support, squelch opposition and sometimes even convert opponents. Because of the depth and breadth of Trump’s many actions against our country is hard to fathom that;

I HAVE CHECKED OFF 17 ACTIONS &/OR REACTINS TO TRUMP THAT CAUGHT MY ATTENTION IN PARTICULAR

And this is without even any mention of the information purged off of the White House and other Government Websites (Notable purges mentioned at the bottom of this Essay, bringing the Total Number up To *20 Actions/Reactions*!) Continue reading

The 5 Books I have gifted the most

I love book giving! I haven’t given books out at the same frequency as I have before, this is partially due to the fact that I don’t read as much as I used to or want to, therefore I’m assuming others aren’t either. But, anyhow – I figure a great place to start in regards … Continue reading

Dear Mr. President”…My Letter to President Trump on his first day in Office!

Dear Mr. President, “Some people say give Donald J. Trump a chance!” I say to you Mr. President, that if you undo President Obama’s signature domestic legislative achievement, and not have something significantly better for Americans in regards to Health Care for all, than all you will be is the poster-child for White Supremacy for … Continue reading

Who are you going to be spending the most time with during the 2017-2018 School Year? (UPDATED FOR STUDENTS/YOUNGER PEOPLE/TEENAGERS)

This post “for students” is inspired by my original post on this topic with the same title. https://joshoffthepress.wordpress.com/2017/01/01/who-are-you-going-to-be-spending-the-most-time-with-in-2017/ As an Educator in a high school setting, I want some of my writings to be shared among my readers’ children, and help inspire our kids to reach their greatest heights. After-all, it takes a village! From … Continue reading