Well said. Definitely empathize with a lot of your points on the site’s growth mirroring self growth, especially as someone who started reading Deadspin in high school and is now a 20 something. And of course, fuck Jim Spanfeller with a rusty pickaxe.
No jokes or Remembering of Guys for me this week — just a genuine thanks to Drew, and Roth, and Marchman (and everyone that’s guested in the Deadcast over the years) for keeping this podcast going. I actually get mildly irritated when you do a re-cast because I look forward to the weekly episode that much. (Please,… Read more
Dave Stewart fucking owned Roger Clemens to the point where Roger came out for a playoff game wearing absurd eyeblack and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle doohickeys to keep his shoelaces tied to show his INTENSITY and then got ejected in the second inning after blowing up at a bad call. Christ, what an asshole.
At a practice field in Syracuse, a batter feels a disturbance in the force:
This would be pretty easy to recreate in Illustrator/InDesign.
Remembering Remembering Remembering Some Guys is a show hosted from David Roth’s death bed many years from now. Deeply poignant stuff.
1986 was a long time ago and things are different now, for sure. As an example, here are the 1986 and 2019 versions of Mike Scott