Damon, Maher, Cross: Adventures In Irony

As we live in a world increasingly sensitized to injustice both real (plentiful) and imagined (also plentiful) one of the more interesting (at least for me) developments has been the uptick of incidents involving men whose progressive credentials are well established making the news with public utterances that have come to shake up their "good … Continue reading Damon, Maher, Cross: Adventures In Irony

Wiliams For DiMaggio: The Answer To Everything

In April of 1947 the owners of the Yankees and the Red Sox (Dan Topping and Tom Yawkey, respectively) spent a night getting lubricated at Toots Shor's, a then famous New York restaurant and bar. During the course of the evening Topping and Yawkey agreed to trade Ted Williams for Joe DiMaggio, effectively settling god … Continue reading Wiliams For DiMaggio: The Answer To Everything