The Unexpectedly Chronicles The Chicago Review of Books & Twitter Remind me of a Ty Cobb Story

In the Bill James Baseball abstract he tell the story of a young pitcher who claimed he could strike out Ty Cobb any time any where on three pitches and told the manager of Detroit that it would only cost train fare to see him do it. Figuring you never know the manager sent the … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles The Chicago Review of Books & Twitter Remind me of a Ty Cobb Story

The garbage truck brigade

Steve Green, posting at Instapundit, sniffs, SIGN ‘O’ THE TIMES: Garbage trucks to be a fortress of security in Times Square on New Year’s Eve. In the article, you'll find the following (emphasis added): Massive 20-ton sanitation trucks, weighted with an extra 15 tons of sand, will surround the iconic New Year's Eve celebration in … Continue reading The garbage truck brigade

The Chicago Review of Books “Notice Us for hating Milo” Play

Then some itinerant Jewish exorcists tried to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those with evil spirits, saying, "I adjure you by the Jesus whom Paul preaches." When the seven sons of Sceva, a Jewish high priest, tried to do this, the evil spirit said to them in reply, "Jesus I recognize, Paul … Continue reading The Chicago Review of Books “Notice Us for hating Milo” Play