Endurance, Resilience, and the Cubs

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I was trying to decide whether or not to include an Oxford comma in the title.  I ultimately relented.  I am not usually a proponent of the Oxford comma, though I understand why people use it.  Maybe I’m just stubborn, or maybe it’s an aesthetics thing for me, but I Continue reading Endurance, Resilience, and the Cubs

Fun with the Cubs and Lawyers

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So as you know from last night, a couple rooftop buildings, specifically the ones that are going to be blocked by the relocated right field big screen (approved by the Landmarks Commission, but whatevs), are suing the Chicago Cubs for something or other.  The document is 58 pages long (you Continue reading Fun with the Cubs and Lawyers

The World Series Dreaming Mission Statement

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With Pitchers and Catchers reporting to Spring Training tomorrow for the Chicago Cubs, baseball is just about back. In case you are new to World Series Dreaming, allow me to remind you about what our Mission Statement is.

Theo Epstein isn’t doing what I want him to do and must be fired

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No, not really.  The inimitable And Counting from Obstructed View had a fun little article earlier suggesting that the new Cubs front office was incompetent for not making certain transactions that were “obvious” or at least more fan-friendly.  Naturally I’m a bit late to the party, but I thought it Continue reading Theo Epstein isn’t doing what I want him to do and must be fired