In the summer of 1999, Nike ran the most brilliant series of commercials I ever saw. It was geared to the New York market and aired in sync with that season’s Subway Series.
Maybe you recall it, too. There were six Mets — Ventura, Ordoñez, Yoshii, McRae, Olerud and John Franco — playing four Yankees — [...]
Dana Brand told a fib. But we’ll forgive him.
Up front in Mets Fan, Dana says he has written a book “for fans of the New York Mets, and for baseball fans everywhere.”
It’s a benign half-truth. This is a book for us. It’s a book for Mets fans. It’s a book we deserve. It’s a book [...]
Greetings from the second smallest state in the Union, an endless plastics and nylon plantation, controlled by giant chemical corporations.
So wrote Joyce Brabner to Harvey Pekar in American Splendor. She was writing from Delaware, where there are apparently no obvious signature landmarks, save for perhaps a stray du Pont family yacht floating toward Maryland, to readily [...]