Straight from the 5/7/09 edition of Manhattan Neighborhood Network's On the Sportslines, I join Debi Gallo for a three-minute discussion of Faith and Fear in Flushing: An Intense Personal History of the New York Mets. It aired Thursday evening on Time Warner Cable and RCN Cable, and now it airs on YouTube here at approximately [...]
I should be a Mets fan. I identify with their culture. I appreciate how deep into the Bachman-Turner Overdrive canon the Shea Stadium deejay can dig. I have bitten my palm, Squiggy-style, over the throngs of big-haired women who have the Mets logo airbrushed on their nails.
—Joel Stein, Time, 2000
There were good reasons Sebastian Bach [...]