They don’t did a trade

Twitter is a pretty great place, and these are the salad days. In the past three days I’ve gotten into a Twitter argument with my old nemesis @jacquejones11 (here), I predicted to the second when Chip Caray (@kapaya1234 – here) would Twitter ban me, and just a few minutes ago, the aggrieved party in the “Ryan Dempster doesn’t want to go to Atlanta because he wants to live in Ted Lilly’s guest house in...

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Not every video montage is inspiring
Feb13

Not every video montage is inspiring

Friday night I posted a really well-done video tribute to the 1989 Cubs put together by longtime (well, before he died) WGN-TV producer Arne Harris.  It used the song “Keeping the Dream Alive” by your favorite German pop band Munchener Freiheit and had a lot of archival black and white footage of non-lousy Cubs players, then the great moment in 1984 when Rick Sutcliffe struck out Joe Orsulak and Jim Frey inexplicably put...

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Try not to gag. There’s more of us to love.

It was inevitable.  Or sort of inevitable.  But I guess being “sort of inevitable” makes no sense.  But some day, you just new that your favorite Cubs bloggers would come together and create a site together.  And that site would be classy and highbrow and everything you ever wanted. And today, it’s happened.  Well, actually it happened like three weeks ago, and instead of writing stuff for the sites that we have that...

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Fisted to the curb

Far be it from me to celebrate anyone losing their job. Well, come to think of it, I can make one exception.  The New York Times is reporting that the Turner Broadcasting System has told the lead play-by-play voice for its national baseball broadcasts that they no longer want him bloviating into their mics. For the third contract in a row, Chip Caray has been told “Yeah, that’s probably enough.” Back in the late...

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