“This is the train to…LONG BEACH. The next stop is…LONG BEACH.”
Ever since the Long Island Rail Road began employing automated voice systems, I'd never heard that kind of redundancy on an eastbound train. I'd never ridden to the final stop.
But there I was last night, on the 11:54 to Long Beach, my old hometown. Well, [...]
The magic number is still 4. That’s also how many games are left in this season. So do we really still have have a magic number? Or have the Mets, in the best tradition of Doug Henning, made it disappear?
…if you want perspective, can-do, rah-rah, exhortations to stay the course, solidarity with our boys, or any of that shit. Because you're not going to get it. You're not going to get one little scrap of it.
This team sucks. And they don't suck in a wet-behind-the-ears way that makes you want to see what they'll [...]