Blog

The Not So Happy Recap

Posted on

Another touchstone to my youth has vanished. Mets broadcaster Bob Murphy died yesterday, less than a year after retiring from broadcasting.Bob was no Red Barber or even a Vin Scully in terms of impact across America’s consciousness, but his voice was one I grew up with, first hearing it as he called games on WOR, […]

More >

Just the Facts

Posted on

A buddy of mine asked this morning if I was going to promote the forthcoming DC Universe Encyclopedia coming this October from DK Books.Since it’s in the current Previews catalogue for order (heck, even cheaper through Amazon), now might be a good time to clue you in.There were two different notions floating through the halls […]

More >

There’s just no Pleasing Some People

Posted on

Andrew Arnold over at Time.com just posted his review of the San Diego Comic Con. He comes from an indie point of view, which is fine. However, when he wrote about the Eisner Awards, he said, “The jaw-dropping lowlight had to have been the award for Best Graphic Album

More >

A 3 Day Weekend Gone

Posted on

Bob GreenbergerMonday morning and back at work. We had Friday off as a company summer holiday–which was very nice.Took Robbie to see Fahrenheit 9/11 on Friday. He prefers Bowling for Columbine but he was riveted regardless. And frankly, any 16 year old who wants to open his eyes to the political realities of our country […]

More >

The More Things Change…

Posted on

If Victor Zambrano and Kris Benson were both available to start last night, why on Earth did the Mets go with Benson so he was facing Atlanta for the third time in a row? Clearly, they knew how to hit him, hence the 8-0 loss.And even though the rotation is improved, the Mets still can’t […]

More >

As the Trading Deadline Looms

Posted on

The deadline for Major League Baseball trading, without submitting players to the waiver process, is at 4 p.m. EST. All week long, teams have been rumored to be doing this and that but yesterday the dominoes started to fall.The Florida/Los Angeles deal leaves me scratching my head. It seems to help Florida more than LA, […]

More >

Television ala carte

Posted on

For years now, I have had an on again/off again debate with the head guy at Cablevision-Norwalk, the local office for the main company. I’ve been a long-time proponent of ala carte pricing for cable. Why should I be paying for channels when I could care less?I’ve always gotten nowhere, but earlier this year the […]

More >