Nov
04
2016
3

Tweet of the Day, They Did Not Oversell This Bill Murray Interview edition.

It’s Bill Murray doing the interview of Cubs honcho (I admit I don’t know the exact pecking order, there) Theo Epstein, and it’s being conducted while each man has his own bottle of champagne. Or possibly ‘bottles.’ Either way, it’s hysterical.

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Nov
01
2016
2

So. In accordance with the prophecy…

…it looks like the Cubs-Indians Series is going to go to Game 7. One out to go at this writing, with the Indians down 6: it’s either in the bag for a full Series, or it’s going to be the most epic last-out rally by the Indians in living memory.  Kind of cool either way.

I should watch the last game.

[UPDATE] Game 7 it is.

Aug
22
2014
3

Ladies and Gentlemen… #obamacare. #cubs

No, really.

No. REALLY:

The staffing issues that hamstrung the grounds crew Tuesday during a mad dash with the tarp under a sudden rainstorm were created in part by a wide-ranging reorganization last winter of game-day personnel, job descriptions and work limits designed to keep the seasonal workers – including much of the grounds crew – under 130 hours per month, according to numerous sources with direct knowledge.

Ach, well, as Hot Air noted in the first link: Barack Obama’s a White Sox fan, anyway.

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