Footballguys Staff Bio: Maurile Tremblay
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia
Education: Georgetown U. (major: theology)
Hometown: San Diego
Years playing fantasy football: I'll put it this way. In my first season playing fantasy football, Kordell Stewart was a stud.
Years writing about fantasy football: My first article for Footballguys was published in June 2001.
Favorite FBG feature: The player pages are what get most of my page views. I particularly like how the player pages list all the other FBG articles relevant to that player.
Organized football experience: I played four years in high school and four years in college, and I coached a year of highschool ball.
Favorite NFL team: Chargers.
Favorite movie(s): Office Space; Swingers; South Park; Pulp Fiction; Rocky; American Psycho; Crimes and Misdemeanors; Hard Candy; Full Metal Jacket; The Deer Hunter; The Princess Bride; Groundhog Day; Airplane.
Favorite musical genres/albums/artists: I'm a sucker for jazz piano -- particularly George Shearing, Art Tatum, Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson.
What I read: Some of my favorite books are The Selfish Gene (Dawkins), Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman (Feynman), Small Gods (Pratchett), Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Adams), The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress (Heinlein), The Machinery of Freedom (Friedman), A Mencken Chrestomathy (Mencken).
Hobbies: Poker. Piano. Card and coin magic. Scrabble. Connect Four. Jenga.
Favorite TV show(s): The Wire. Treme. The Office. South Park. The Mentalist. Friday Night Lights.
Least favorite household chore: Laundry.
Favorite junk foods?: Pizza, ice cream.
Favorite quotes?: "Physics with friction is not as beautiful. But you need it to get rockets off the ground." -- Richard Thaler
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing." -- George Bernard Shaw
"I was born not knowing and have only had a little time to change that here and there." -- Richard Feynman
"Never give way to remorse, but immediately say to yourself: that would merely mean adding a second stupidity to the first. If you have done harm, see how you can do good." -- Nietzsche, "The Wanderer and his Shadow"