Take 4: Music Meets Esports

Over the weekend ESL and Fuse teamed up to bring Krewella to New York to play a half hour set before the Counter-Strike grand finals. I loved it. If you don’t know by now my two greatest loves in the world are esports and house music. Having said that, it is very hard to bring […]

October 6, 2016

Outtake: New York, New Thoughts, Old Friends

I’ve always been in love with quotations. Words have so much impact on the way we feel and the way we connect with the world around us. I will occasionally browse through r/quotes or r/quoteporn or visit brainyquote and lose 30-45 minutes of my day. One that I came across the other day that really […]

October 5, 2016

Outtake: BBott Jukebox September

I’m gonna post one of these once a month with everything I’ve been listening to over the month. Here you can find my Spotify playlist with lots more great music! I have to start this off with The Chainsmokers latest release Closer. I just can’t get enough of this song. I’ve been a fan of these […]

September 27, 2016

Take 3: Sixers and Warriors and Wizards, Oh My!

In another monumental sale this morning, a group of investors led by Peter Guber and Ted Leonsis has purchased a controlling interest in esports powerhouse Team Liquid. This comes only 27 hours after Dignitas announced its sale to the Philadelphia 76ers. It was only a matter of time before investors in traditional sports and tech came […]

September 27, 2016

Take 2: The Esports Branding Checklist

Are you trying to start an esports organization and don’t know where to begin with naming conventions, logos, colors, social platforms and just about anything else? That’s great, I’m here to help you. Almost every day I see a new esports organization that makes me want to tear my hair out because the creators put […]

September 22, 2016

Take 1: Do We Need Virtual Reality Esports

ESL announced earlier today that it will broadcast ESL One New York in virtual reality through a collaboration with Sliver.tv. “We’re very excited to be able to launch our very first VR live stream from ESL One New York with the help of SLIVER.tv, This new method of broadcasting is going to give viewers a taste of what it’s like […]

September 21, 2016

Take 0: The Death of the Twitter Rant

I’ve always been an opinionated person. I’ve always loved to share my two cents on a subject. Thanks to the Slingshot crew I now have a space to share my opinions with the internet. While the majority of the blog will focus on esports, you’ll find just about anything here. Esports. Video games. Tabletop. Television. Politics. Sports. MTG. […]

September 13, 2016