Elusive Knuckleball Gives Pitcher Chance at Majors: Fascinating NPR interview with Seattle Mariner (former Vol) R.A. Dickey, who was withdrawn his major league signing bonus after the discovery that he was missing a ligament in his pitching arm.
The allure of the ordinary: Slate V’s vodcast series – “Interviews 50 Cents” beats any celebrity interview I’ve seen in a long time. The “beer hat” guy is especially hilarious.
“I’m just gonna vote for the lesser of two evils.” I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve heard that phrase from evangelical Christians in recent weeks. Usually this has been in the context of Mitt Romney and John McCain. There’s a great problem in the statement, and it has little to do with McCain … Read more
MMMMMM, Gator tastes gooood!
Since I missed my Super Bowl predictions, why not try something a little more safe, like Super Tuesday? I predict: My trash will be picked up D.C. traffic will be bad I will have at least two meetings at work Catholics everywhere will get fat And you thought I was going to say that John … Read more
Even the most robust readers in the world take the time to do some reading that is more recreational in nature. While I do not count myself within the realm of the world’s most robust readers, I do frequently engage in recreational reading. In the past year or so, I’ve found myself drawn to the … Read more
All the Super Bowl ads, in one place.
In case you didn’t notice — and it’s highly likely you didn’t — I more or less took the month of January off from blogging. Sure, there were a few links distributed here and there on the side, but it was a nice rest — especially for you, the erstwhile reader. Just think of all … Read more