The Different Worlds of Earl Weaver and MLB’s Instant Replay

One of my absolute favorite bits of baseball ephemera on YouTube is from a 1980 game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Detroit Tigers in Baltimore. I cannot at all do it justice in my description of it. It’s got some four letter words, so don’t play it loud at work. We pick up the action in the top of the first inning with Haller … Continue reading The Different Worlds of Earl Weaver and MLB’s Instant Replay

Mind of the Modern Man Podcast – Episode 5 – Keeping Old Friends

The Mind of the Modern Man Podcast Episode Five Keeping Old Friends In Episode 5, Mat and KP talk about how the Modern Man in his 40s stays in touch with their friends – or at least tries to. Not just Facebook contact, but real, true friendship. The guys share personal stories, open up and talk very honestly about the hardship of seeing old friends … Continue reading Mind of the Modern Man Podcast – Episode 5 – Keeping Old Friends

Can’t Eat Like I’m A Kid Anymore

In 1999, there was nothing like the taste of McDonald’s Double Cheeseburger, Supersized with fries, of course. It was about $7 all in, as I recall, and worth every penny, particularly when you weren’t making many pennies yourself. The McDonald’s of my preference was located in Old Saybrook, CT, a few minutes from my first job, a now defunct twice-weekly newspaper. By any measure, this … Continue reading Can’t Eat Like I’m A Kid Anymore

These Are the Droids I’m Looking For

On Friday, September 1st, the Lucas Film merchandising machine went full bore with Force Friday II. It’s the Black Friday of Star Wars stuff. Books, clothing, school supplies, and of course TOYS are all released. Last year, the premiere of Force Friday was to push the toys associated with Rogue One. This year, we were inundated with teases of the upcoming The Last Jedi. **BE … Continue reading These Are the Droids I’m Looking For