Sandy Koufax and Pedro Martinez have now pitched virtually the same number of innings–2324 for Sandy, 2311 for Pedro. Koufax was 165-87 with an ERA+ of 131. (A league average ERA+ in a neutral p
So what to make of this? I think Tobias is basically right about omnibus films in general: they are almost always better on paper than in practice, and sometimes they’re pretty questionable on p
Heartiest congratulations to Rob on his postdoc! This blog can only be improved by a perspective from Real America, and by all accounts I’ve heard Lexington is a fine town. As is often the case,
Nathan Newman, Sam Rosenfeld, and Brad Plumer are of course correct–the filibuster rule in the Senate has been one of the most potent weapons that American reactionaries have had, and it would b
Lindsay notes that Saul Bellow, who many smart people consider the greatest American novelist of the past century (and who was born in Lachine, a suburb of my beloved Montreal), has passed away. The s
Congratulations to Seb at Sadly, No! and his partner, who will be having their first child in June. To ask the most obvious question, will the child take his/her father’s name, or will he/she ju
Rox Populi offers some suitably annotated (linked? The discourse of the internets confuses me) Yeats.
Or not… But at least my claim that the Richie Sexson signing was brutal is looking good! Oh, wait…