Month: October 2017

How to Succeed at Draftkings Without Really Trying

“One of these days in your travels, a guy is going to show you a brand-new deck of cards on which the seal is not yet broken. Then this guy is going to offer to bet you that he can make the jack of spades jump out of this brand-new deck of cards and squirt cider in your ear. But, son, do not accept this bet, because as sure as you stand there, you're going to wind up with an ear full of cider. “    -Sky Masterson, ‘Guys and Dolls’

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Kelly Rides the Bus

I first thought I should say that I love these teams, and go over what I like about each of them. But I realized that to do that would be the same process as describing why I enjoy certain TV shows or restaurants. Sports just do it for me, like Chick-fil-a or Breaking Bad.

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World Series: Chicks Dig the Long Ball

In my college football article this past week, I referenced an SNL skit to lead things off. Well, I'm doing it again, folks! You can't tame this beast. So there was a sketch in the late '90s where Will Ferrell is sitting at a bar playing Newt Gingrich next to someone playing another timely 90s figure. They had both had bad weeks in the news from what I remember. Anyways, the premise of the sketch was that these two were just meeting purely by chance in the bar talking about their crazy bad weeks. Will Ferrell as Newt Gingrich turns to the other after a few moments of silence and just shouts, "WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED?!" 

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you...

Game 2 of the 2017 World Series.

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