Hawkology III: In the night garden, with Kolchak the night stalker whistling in the wind.

A Hawthorn romp through the 2016 finals and the post-season player exodus which finishes with the hope of 2017 and the return of Roughie. [An entertaining romp which includes rare Hawks acknowledgement of an opposing side. – Ed]

Hawkology II: Escapology – sailing close to the wind while it’s raining Tacos.

Paul Campbell gives his lively and colourful account, round by round, of Hawthorn’s home and away 2016 season. [Entertaining – even for a Geelong fan. JTH]

The 5 NBA and 11 NFL games of Christmas.

Paul Campbell gives us a comprehensive low down on the NBA and NFL games played over Christmas. There was plenty more than turkey and plum pudding happening in the States

Hawkology Part 1: I used to rule the world. ‘Cyz’ would rise when I gave the word.

Paul Campbell starts his review of Hawthorn in 2016 with his story of the pre-season. It’s encouragingly left-field. Who knows where it will go from here!

Almanac Music: In Melbourne with Madonna.

Paul questioned Madonna’s Magic and discovered his teenage crush has matured to respect.

Almanac NFL: Peyton Manning retirement speech

Paul Campbell brings us this outstanding retirement speech from NFL’s Peyton Manning [Brilliant – Ed].

Almanac Super Bowl 50 Preview: Should I Stay or Should I Go… into work?

At 10:30am (AEST) on Monday 8 February, Super Bowl 50 pits Carolina’s Panthers against the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, California. If you have no affinity for either city and no colour preference (Carolina’s are Port Power-ish, Denver a GWS-Telstra cross – that should sort out a few of you) then the added spice.

Almanac NFL: Wild momentum, but Seahawks fall short.

Paul Campbell reports on the Seahawks’ almost comeback against the Panthers.

Almanac Basketball: The Five NBA Games of Christmas

Nice explanation of the NBA Christmas roster, which then includes a short, sharp account of the five games. Paul Campbell then asks the question of the AFL and festival days.

Almanac Music (and lists): Top 20 Christmas songs of 2015 (or possibly ever)

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring except Paul Campbell’s top 20 and a bit Christmas songs. No carols allowed but you will find an Emilie-Claire, a Diana, a Sheryl and a few more.

Calling the Callers: Hawks Christmas Revue

Hawks fans can overdose on Hawks love with Paul Campbell’s monumental review (and revue) of the radio and TV calls of the 2015 Grand Final. You can re-live all the great moments – through a variety of voices. A must-read for Hawkers. [That took it out of me – JTH]

Almanac Music (and lists): Top 15 songs of 2015

It’s only Christmas songs from here on in so Paul Campbell gives us ’15 of the best. Over to you Trucker Slim.

2015 MLB World Series – Kansas City Royals v New York Mets: ‘I’m going to Kansas City, gonna get my baby one time…’

Paul Campbell reviews the 2015 MLB World Series and how it was won my the Kansas City Royals over the New York Mets.

Grand Final 2015 – West Coast v Hawthorn: ‘Hotter than Hell’… but ‘I want to Rock and Rioli all night and party every day’.

Paul Campbell has spent the last ten days on a Hawthorn and Kiss high. Here is his report.

Round 21 – Hawthorn v Port Adelaide (pre-match): The Accidental Shootist

It was supposed to be a normal Friday night at the footy for Hawks fan Paul Campbell, but then… he learned of his own on-ground role.

Round 20 – Geelong v Hawthorn: Oh, Cyril!

Paul Campbell waxes lyrical about Cyril and revels in continuing his Hawks recent domination over the Cats.

Round 13 – Hawthorn v Essendon: Ant-man over Batmania

Question: Where would you expect to see Ant-man? At the MCG? Or at Comic-con? Paul Campbell tells us.

Round 8 – Hawthorn v Sydney, MCG: Space Invaders / a Ben Affleck uplift.

Hawks supporter Paul Campbell reports on the close loss to the Swans and how the AFL is starting to become more of a defensive game.

NBA – Chicago Bulls v Cleveland Cavaliers: Rose.

Author Paul Campbell describes how Derrick Rose’s buzzer winning shot and the Bulls win against the Cleveland Cavaliers makes sport so beautiful to watch.

Round 1 – Hawthorn v Geelong MCG: The following takes place in the 8 days, between cricket and football seasons.

Paul Campbell reflects on mates, obsessional fandom, Round 1 optimism and uncertainty – oh – and his Hawks Easter Monday annihilation of the old enemy.