Happy Native American Extermination Day, Everyone

As I do every year, I am dedicating our Thanksgiving to the memory of the twenty million or so Native Americans who were shot, starved, exiled, sickened, betrayed and herded into near-extinction while over a roughly 300 year period we were constructing the forerunner of the pax caucasia democratic state, and then the state itself,…… Continue reading Happy Native American Extermination Day, Everyone

Christian Yelich Wins NL MVP. Nice Work, Jeter. Now Go Rot in Hell.

The news came as no surprise. Early this morning the phone rang and someone handed it to Christian Yelich, late of the Macondo Feesh. “You’ve won the National League MVP award for batting .326 with 36 home runs and 110 ribbies, leading the league in average, slugging percentage (.770), OPS (1.000), weighted runs created plus,…… Continue reading Christian Yelich Wins NL MVP. Nice Work, Jeter. Now Go Rot in Hell.

Realmuto Drops the Other Cleat: Won’t Sign Extension with the Feesh

You heard it here first back in spring training. J T Realmuto has had it with the Feesh. After verbally spanking their terrific young catcher in March for asking to be traded in the wake of Beep Beep’s demolition derby, franchise hatchet man Mike Hill began purring and cooing late in the unlamented season about…… Continue reading Realmuto Drops the Other Cleat: Won’t Sign Extension with the Feesh

Uber Driver Kidnaps Lenny Dykstra, Takes Him to Police Station

No, I wasn’t just trying to get your attention. Our old pal, car wash magnate Lenny Dykstra, was indicted the other day for threatening to kill his Uber driver when the driver informed him that in order to change his destination from Linden, New Jersey to Staten Island he would first have to change it…… Continue reading Uber Driver Kidnaps Lenny Dykstra, Takes Him to Police Station

RIP Marty Balin. We’ve Lost Another Great One.

Marty Balin, co-founder of Jefferson Airplane along with Paul Kantner (d. 2016), died earlier today at the age of 76: https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/music/marty-balin-co-founder-jefferson-airplane-dead-76-n914951 He was one of the greatest of all the 60s rock vocalists and songwriters, even if for much of the time he had to live in Grace Slick’s shadow. Lots of folks I know…… Continue reading RIP Marty Balin. We’ve Lost Another Great One.

Biddy Scratchings for a Sultry Saturday When Prof, Scouts and Happy have gone AWOL

Last night, the Gnats and Fellow Travelers were rained out so the ongoign test of Rizzo’s faith did not take place. No doubt he was there in spirit, crouching among the anathemata festooning his orifice, benevolently overseeing Pax Lernica with his usual optimism. As a result, the Feesh – in losing again to the the…… Continue reading Biddy Scratchings for a Sultry Saturday When Prof, Scouts and Happy have gone AWOL

This Season’s Ox-Bow Incident: the Josh Hader Lynch Mob

I don’t know if anyone else here is old enough to recall either version of The Ox Bow Incident, the brilliant, classic 1940 novel by Walter Van Tilburg Clark… …which was made into William Wellman’s classic-redux 1943 movie starring Henry Fonda and Dana Andrews. The book and film are the definitive study of the lynch mob…… Continue reading This Season’s Ox-Bow Incident: the Josh Hader Lynch Mob

Jeter Says he’s Unhappy with the Feesh’s Attendance. No Kidding?

In an interview published in the Sun-Sentinel today, Rainbow Warriors managing partner Derek Jeter says he’s not happy with the way the team is drawing at home. Well how about that. The Feesh are dead last in attendance in MLB by a pretty wide margin and ackcherley threaten to usurp the season-low record of an…… Continue reading Jeter Says he’s Unhappy with the Feesh’s Attendance. No Kidding?

He Hasn’t Said, She Hasn’t Said, but I Woke Up First: CPAP Edition

Note: By the time I got finished writing this and posted it Scouts and Prof had sneaked up behind me and managed to get their daily recap up. Ah well. Feesh 4, Bums 2: right now the Dodgers are a dispirited, injury-wracked team in apparent disarray. After losing four straight to the lowly Little Red…… Continue reading He Hasn’t Said, She Hasn’t Said, but I Woke Up First: CPAP Edition