Kareem’s blog on the LAT

has been up for less than a week. there are already over 50 mentions in the blogosphere. these are some of my faves:

Metafilter: Inventing the Bloghook

LAist: Meet LA’s Biggest Blogger (an interview)

Chicago Tribune: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s core fitness tips

Fark: Abdul-Jabbar takes up blogging. No, not the former Miami Dolphins running back, the other one

Deadspin: It’s obvious from the get-go that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s blog is going to be a daily read.

The New Republic’s The Plank: Another Blogger for Obama… Only this one’s named Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Actually, Kareem’s whole blog is worth a read: There aren’t that many 7-foot-2 Hall-of-Famers out there who can still shoot a sky-hook and write intelligently about Herbie Hancock and the straitjacket of music genres.

Top of the Ticket: You couldn’t stop him on the court, you can’t stop him here from writing about his life and thoughts exclusively on LATimes.com.

LA Taco: Besides being one of the greatest basketball players of all time, Kareem is a noted historian, author, LA legend, and all-around amazing person. So far his blog is focusing on sports, black history, music, and politics. It rules, and so does Kareem.

Blogger & Podcasting: Help us interview Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Fishbowl LA: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Makes Us Feel Fat And Lazy

Will Campbell: The Night In Studio City That I Played One Game Of Tennis With Wilt Chamberlain

fly by night: Look who’s blogging

Yes but No but Yes: Abdul-Jabbar, the Blogger

Forum Blue and Gold: I’m late to this party, but I love Kareem’s new blog. Very smart, well rounded man.

Nikkola Media: LA Timesilla riittää pelisilmää bloggaajien valinnoissa. Kareem Abdul-Jabbarin korisblogi tästä hyvänä esimerkkinä.

Rawk Blog: Jazz historian and arguable greatest basketball player of all time Kareem Abdul-Jabbar weighs in on the merits of Herbie Hancock’s Grammy-winning album of the year, River: The Joni Letters.

Craig Smith’s Blog: Maybe they should Call it The Skyhook Blog

Immodest Proposals: Wit and Wisdom from a Perspective About a Foot Higher Than Most Anyone Else

What is Unseen: The skyhook, from the master. Yes, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is blogging. Which is so cool.

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