Author: Kim Hastings

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Tourney Brackets for (and by) Dummies

One weekend and a half in and your NCAA tourney bracket is shattered beyond belief. Why? Where did you go wrong? You calculated the assist/turnover ratio in neutral-site games played in December, but before Christmas. You searched the power rankings...

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What the Oregon Ducks are Giving up for Lent

My friends … Kim Hastings was the humor writer at FishDuck.com for over four years, as every Saturday morning it was fun to check the site and have some laughs over a good cup of java. I really miss his...

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Corvallis, Oregon, Reaches for It’s True Potential

Hello friends. It’s good to talk with you again. As most of you know, I retired from FishDuck.com some time ago. I am enjoying the warm weather in my retirement community. The neighbors speak with an accent, making communication difficult. But...

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Fare Thee Well

Well, it looks like FishDuck.com is going away, at least in its current high content, fast moving iteration. That being the case I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you and farewell to all who have made this journey so...

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Excerpts from the FishDuck.com Mailbag

10:30 a.m. is an important time at FishDuck.com headquarters in Compton. That’s when the mail arrives. While electronic media is responsible for some of the feedback we get from readers, some folks prefer the old ways. They put pen to paper and write...

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Are We Entitled? Is That a Bad Thing?

“Entitled.” Some people use it a weapon when discussing fan behavior. Sort of a “drop-the-mic and declare victory” moment. Critical of the defense? “Oh, you’re entitled.” Critical of the coaching? “You should lose your entitlement attitude.” Disappointed over a season...

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FishDuck.com’s Fearless Oregon-Cal Prediction

Good morning, Duck fans! We thought we would take this opportunity to let you behind the curtain of FishDuck.com. Many of you have asked, “How does FishDuck.com do it? You guys are always so right on! It’s uncanny.” We arrive...

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Ducks Expect to Dominate Bye in This Week’s Action

Welcome to the most relieved website on Earth. Just when it appeared the Ducks’ domination of the Huskies might come to an end, Washington turned to its hurry-up offense and scored in just under a Millenia. This week, Oregon takes a...

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Dear Ducks: If Ever, Let It Be This Week

“We compete against ourselves.” “We play them one game at a time.” “Our opponents are faceless.” These are all axioms you have heard from football coaches from Pee Wee ball to the NFL. They are ways of saying no one...

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A Second Income for FishDuck

Hello, Ducks. Well, we have hinted about it in weeks past. Now it’s time to come clean. The Golden Era of FishDuck.com All gone. We have fallen on hard times. Road trips which were a few hours in the company jet...