David Wilderotter

David Wilderotter

Bio: David Wilderotter is originally from northern New Jersey and has lived there his whole life. He is currently a rising senior at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey majoring in Communications, with a concentration in Media Studies and Production. His main interests are music, television, and sports. He is a big fan of TV sitcoms, and loves watching them any chance he can. He also loves basketball, and prides himself as a Knicks fan. He also enjoys writing about a wide range of topics, and hopes to be able to continue to write in some capacity upon graduating. In his free time, David enjoys going on walks, playing basketball, listening to music, and spending time with his family.
Sports

Most Entertaining Summer Olympic Events

With the Olympics officially starting in less than 48 hours in Tokyo, the excitement and anticipation is starting to build. Hundreds of athletes from all over the world will be on the biggest stage fighting their hearts out to win a medal. I personally love watching the Summer Olympic Games, mainly because I find all of the unique events entertaining and I love watching so many things going on at the same time.

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Q&A with Luis Castillo: “Life is going to throw you curveballs, you’ve got to learn how to hit them.”

Baseball is more than just a game; it has the ability to change lives. Luis Castillo knows that better than anybody else. NYC Tastemakers had the pleasure of sitting down and talking to the best batboy in MLB history, Luis Castillo, who goes by nicknames, “Luigi,” and “Squeegee,” to discuss his amazing eight-year tenure with the Yankees, his love for baseball, and his continued effort to give back.

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Sports

The Milwaukee Bucks are the 2021 NBA Champions!

After a long and grueling nine-month NBA season filled with health and safety protocols and injuries, we have finally crowned an NBA Champion! The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns in Game Six of the NBA Finals on Tuesday to win the franchise’s first championship in 50 years.

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Music

Big Time Rush Reuniting for Shows in December

2000s Nickelodeon kids unite!!! On Monday, the amazing boy band known as Big Time Rush announced on their official Twitter account (didn’t know they still had one) that they would be reuniting for two shows in December.

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Sports

What is Damian Lillard’s Future in Portland?

Damian Lillard made headlines all weekend. The only thing is, he actually didn’t do anything. On Friday, a report came out on the NBA website TrueHoop that alleged that Lillard, the superstar of the Portland Trailblazers, was planning to request a trade in the coming days. Twitter, as it does, when absolutely insane over this development, but Lillard himself didn’t hear about any of this nor was he able to respond until Friday afternoon.

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Sports

Bucks Storm Back and Even NBA Finals Series 2-2

Wednesday night marked a crucial game for both teams in the NBA Finals, with the Phoenix Suns looking to take a 3-1 series lead and put the Bucks in a position where they’d have to win three games in a row, and the Milwaukee Bucks were looking to tie up the series 2-2 and shift the entire momentum their way. Ultimately, the Bucks prevailed, winning by six in a 109-103 result.

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Bodega88 is the Best Place for Sports, Drinks, and Great Food!

There’s nothing like the energy of watching a game, match, or fight at a sports bar. The tension between fans of different teams and players, the endless amount of food, and, of course, the ability to drink offers a great experience for all (unless your team is losing). But to …

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TV

Kenan Thompson Nominated for Two Emmy Awards

It has been a truly remarkable year for actor and comedian Kenan Thompson. He just came off of his eighteenth year on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ his new sitcom ‘Kenan’ premiered on NBC with a stellar first season, and he is being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as a part of the Class of 2022. Now, adding on to all of those other accomplishments, Thompson has been nominated for two Emmy Awards!

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Sports

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Becomes Youngest MLB All-Star Game MVP

Tuesday night was the 2021 MLB All Star Game, which aired on Fox. 40 of the best players in the entire game of baseball gave the fans in attendance, and those watching at home, an entertaining game, and a matchup that was won by the American League in a score of 5-2. The game saw 20 of the best players in the American League face off against the 20 best players from the National League. For the eighth straight year, the American League came out victorious, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr., of the Toronto Blue Jays, was given the distinct honor of All-Star Game MVP.

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Exclusive FeatureFood

Q&A with Thalassa Chef Ralpheal Abrahante: “Eat Fish. Live Longer.”

Food that is real, authentic, and made with great passion is the best food there is. Ralpheal Abrahante, the Chef of Thalassa Restaurant, a Greek-inspired seafood restaurant in Tribeca in New York City, exemplifies a true passion for cooking and health, while providing his customers with the most natural and pure experience possible. NYC Tastemakers had the pleasure of sitting down with the Chef and learning more about Thalassa Restaurant and his love for Greek and Mediterranean cuisine.

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Sports

Top 5 NBA Players Under 25

You often hear about young talent in basketball. Many teams that aren’t having success look to rebuild and acquire young players. Next to superstars, they are the most sought-after group in the NBA. This year’s NBA Playoffs showed an emergence in new, younger superstars carrying their teams to deep regular and postseason success.

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Sports

Bryson DeChambeau and Aaron Rodger Win TNT’s The Match

In the fourth installation of the charitable golf game, “The Match,” pro golfing stud Bryson DeChambeau teamed up with Green Bay Packers’ Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, while legendary golfer Phil Mickelson partnered with seven-time Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady, of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, on Tuesday.

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