Dan Scotti

Dan Scotti holds down the role of a Lifestyle Writer at Elite Daily. He was born and raised on Long Island, where he learned to avoid small talk with people, and graduated from Binghamton.

Homeless Man Who Survived By Sleeping With Women Reveals What His Life Is Like Now

ByDan Scotti
Last I heard from Joe, the infamous viral sensation, he was in "Texas." Back around October. That’s truly all I knew. I mean, I saw him on "Dr. Phil," and I witnessed Dr. Phil give him access to one of the nation’s finest rehabilitation facilities…

9 Bros You'll See In The Gym Every Time You Work Out

ByDan Scotti
The gym is a great place to vent and let out all of the pent-up hostility you've accumulated throughout the workday, while also getting yourself in shape in the process. Whenever I have a tough day at work, the idea of punching out and going for a…

Elite Tennis Preview: Jo-Willy Tsonga Primed For A Run In Buenos Aires

ByDan Scotti
Frenchie, man, the f*ck happened, my dude? I swear I didn't sleep Monday night after the Tiafoe match. First set was a joy: a tiebagel in the first breaker. Second set, eh, he dropped the tiebreak after being up a mini at 4-2. Then, jeez, that third…

Why It's Actually A Good Thing If Your Friends Rag On You Constantly

ByDan Scotti
Every group of friends, or "Entourage," if you will, has its own unique dynamic. However, in a broader sense, there are usually a few similar archetypes that can be found within each group. You know, there’s always at least one person who acts as…

Why The Super Bowl Is A Massive Night For Criminal Activity In America

ByDan Scotti
For many, Lady Gaga’s rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" was a sight -- err, sound? -- to behold. It was a beautiful performance, really. Decked out in a patriotically-colored get-up, Gaga hit every single note with utmost brilliance. But to…

Elite Tennis Preview: American Teen Tiafoe Looks To Make A Run In Memphis

ByDan Scotti
Well, I wrote last Monday that Estrella-Burgos might've been the biggest underdog to ever look to defend a title in Quito -- and that's exactly what he did, today. After dropping the first set 4-6, Estrella-Burgos battled back in the second set…

The Mystery Of Perfect Pitch And How To Know If You Have It

ByDan Scotti
When he was younger, my dad was in a rock band. He played guitar -- and I’m pretty sure he sang too, although I haven’t heard any proof of this yet -- so, ever since I was a young kid, we’ve always had a shared interest in music, specifically, rock…

The Meanings Behind The 12 Coolest Tattoos In The NBA

ByDan Scotti
I woke up this morning to some upsetting news. As I was perusing through the day's headlines, I noticed that the maker of the NBA 2K series was getting sued for more than a million dollars over the licenses to various tattoos on various NBA…

Elite Tennis Preview: Value In Frenchman Richard Gasquet At Montpellier

ByDan Scotti
Tuesday sucked. Chung match was on at like 5 am, so I'm not really sure what happened there. But -- judging by the scoreline -- nothing good, apparently. Still, after seeing Chung go down, surely both of our young, prodigious -- decently favored --…

Why Valentine's Day Is The Best Day For Single People To Get Laid

ByDan Scotti
It’s, what, February second already? So that means people -- both guys and gals -- nationwide are about to press the panic buttons on their lives and enter the period of self-pity that usually precedes the weeks leading up to Valentine’s day,…

Elite Tennis Preview: Teenagers Chung And Ćorić Valuable Options Tonight

ByDan Scotti
Congrats to Novak Djokovic, after securing his sixth Aussie Open title early Sunday morning in Melbourne, defeating rival Andy Muray in straight sets. This week, we shift gears -- and time zones -- and find ourselves with three tournaments to play…

Why Waking Up Is Actually Harder For You Than It Is For Other People

ByDan Scotti
There’s an old episode of "Seinfeld" that I feel personally connected to. Actually, there are many more than just one -- but I feel a very special connection to this one episode in particular. The episode deals with a world class runner -- Jean…

Why Friends Who Quote Movies Together Are Way Tighter

ByDan Scotti
“Ezekial 25:17.” Back in high school, whenever my friend would utter those few words, I’d casually respond with: “The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men.” And we’d go back and…

11 Popular Songs You Didn't Know Were About Super F*cked-Up Things

ByDan Scotti
The other day, “Every Breath You Take” by The Police came on the radio. My friend sighed, seemingly enamored by the lyrics, and said she wanted that to be her wedding song. Uh, really? There's something about the hook that's always seemed mad…

Elite Tennis Preview: All Eyes On Djokovic And Federer In The Semifinals

ByDan Scotti
Last night was a wash, as we split with our two plays. Murray ended up beating Ferrer in four, although he probably should've gotten it done in straights -- as it looked like was battling himself (and his box) for most of that second set -- while…

Elite Tennis Preview: Andy Murray To Make Quick Work Of Little Beast Ferrer

ByDan Scotti
Turns out we should've came from a land down under last night. That's on me. I'm ashamed of myself. In reality, it was a really, really, difficult night to try and bet yesterday. It happens. Still and all, we were a just a few Fed-errors away from…

Why Refusing To Date A Guy Who's Shorter Than You Is Really F*cked Up

ByDan Scotti
My drivers license says I’m six feet tall. When I registered for my license, at the age of 16, I was probably more like 5’10” or 5’11,” but -- even at such a young age -- I had the astute foresight to add a few inches to my height, just because. At…

13 Soccer Players With The Freshest Haircuts In The Game

ByDan Scotti
I'll never forget; the best haircut of my life came in Barcelona, when this Spanish dude literally came TO my friends' study-abroad apartment with a pair of scissors and cut my hair in their living room. "Do you want an axe wound," he asked…

Elite Tennis Preview: Will Djokovic And Federer Be Their Stellar Selves?

ByDan Scotti
ANOTHER WIN FOR MILOSHHHHHHHHHH!!! COME ON (Federer voice). Milos in five over Wawrinka. What a match, and what a result for the young Canadian (at +150!). Yesterday we discussed how far Raonic had come in developing a more complete -- well-rounded…

Elite Tennis Preview: Expect The Worst For Isner Against The Spanish No. 2

ByDan Scotti
Friday night was a good one, as Big John Isner pulled off a big win in four over Feliciano Lopez -- and Kuznetsov did the same against Dudi Sela. After dropping the first set tiebreak against Feli, I had my doubts about the American’s ability to…