Cubs host Nerdfest Q and A with Crane
Nov26

Cubs host Nerdfest Q and A with Crane

Yesterday, the Cubs invited a gaggle of Cubs bloggers to sit down with Cubs Vice President for Business Mismanagement Crane Kenney.  Apparently they didn’t have postal addresses for Hire Jim Essian or me.  But, thankfully, our good friend Al Yellon did score an invite.  He filed this report: Crane Kenney Talks TV, Wrigley Project, More In Wide-Ranging Forum Nobody writes a catchier headline than our boy Al. In what they termed...

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Joe called Ricky
Nov05

Joe called Ricky

True to his word, new Cubs manager Joe Maddon placed a call to former Cubs manager Rick(y) Renteria not long after the press conference to announce Joe’s hiring. You might think it would be awkward for the old manager to have to talk to the guy who not only replaced him, but basically shoved him out of his job into the street. You don’t know the half of it. Joe: Ricky, it’s Joe.  How are things going? Ricky: To be...

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Lunatic advice for world-class dipshit Crane Kenney
Jun03

Lunatic advice for world-class dipshit Crane Kenney

Two of our favorite asshats collided this week, when Al Yellon decided to give advice to Crane Kenney now that the world knows of the secret shame the Cubs have been hiding for several months…that they gave Crane a five-year contract extension. It’s probably not a good sign when your boss says, “Sure, we’ll add some years to your deal, but we’re not telling anybody.”  I mean, you get the cash, which...

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Does anybody like anything the Cubs are doing?
Jan14

Does anybody like anything the Cubs are doing?

In an effort to needlessly remind us how incompetent they are at pretty much everything, the Cubs, to their own astonishment, unveiled a new mascot yesterday and everybody hated…him?  It?  Whatever.  Clark the Cub is meant to hug the shit out of little Cubs fans and sell a lot of swag to the gullible parents of those little kids.  That’s it.  He’s not going to be riding a four wheeler around Wrigley, crashing into...

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Al and Tom, a farce in three acts
Dec28

Al and Tom, a farce in three acts

You remember, because nobody could ever forget, that last year, Al Yellon had a sitdown with Cubs “owner” Tom Ricketts, where he asked Tom 100 questions, and 94 of them were “Who owns the Cubs?” After a thorough grilling like that it’s no wonder that Ricketts and Al sat down again.  Let’s take a look at what they covered–mostly so we can see how many ways Al can ask, “Who does Theo...

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