Goddamnit, they are fun to watch
Jun25

Goddamnit, they are fun to watch

Someday, you’ll be old like me, and things that you were sure would always be true will change and you won’t believe them.  Given that I like drinking beer and eating food that I know is horrible for me, I figure I’m halfway to dead. I’ve wasted much of my life, gang.  Oh, sure, it looks glamorous.  Almost 3,000 Twitter followers, an infrequently updated Cubs website, an even less frequently updated podcast,...

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How do you measure yourself against other teams?  By height.
May27

How do you measure yourself against other teams? By height.

The Cubs are now in the roughest patch of schedule they’ve had yet this season.  They’ve split the first two games at home with the surging Washington Nationals, 1then three with the defending American League champion Royals2.  Then they’ll be off to Miami to play three in that empty, giant, art museum, which should be a nice respite, but then it’s four more with the Nats.  The rest of June isn’t great...

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The podcast is back?
May19

The podcast is back?

You asked for it 1, and since we are men of the people, we’re bringing back the podcast! It’s live from our brand new podcast studio (though Mike and I refuse to actually broadcast in the same room), and I really dressed up, and managed to sit all hunched up like a slug through the whole thing.  But my new headset actually worked.  I know, I’m as shocked as you are. So it’s just as great as you’re used...

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@POTUS Twitter account snubs @Cubs
May18

@POTUS Twitter account snubs @Cubs

The official Twitter account of President Barack Obama follows every Chicago sports team except the Cubs. Who gives a shit?

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Kris Bryant just made Jim Bowden even dumber
Mar30

Kris Bryant just made Jim Bowden even dumber

The Cubs made three significant moves today. They reassigned Kris Bryant to minor league camp to the surprise of no one and to the chagrin of those who enjoy trying to act morally wronged.  hey sent Addison Russell to minor league camp despite manager Joe Maddon dry humping him with praise on his way out the door, and they sent Javy Baez to AAA camp so he can strike out in the relative obscurity of Des Moines for a month or two. None...

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