Was the short 2020 season a better prediction of playoff success?

                2020 was a strange season of baseball. I was glad we had a season at all, but the short schedule was enough to take me out of it to a large extent. I swear it had nothing to do with the fact that the Nationals played terribly all season. Actually… it was entirely dueContinue reading “Was the short 2020 season a better prediction of playoff success?”

Pub Quiz Review: Murphy’s Alexandria, VA

Location: Murphy’s Pub on King Street, Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Regular Time: 8:15 on Tuesdays Date: 1/28/2020 This was not a new trivia night for me, far from it. I’ve been to Murphy’s about fifty times. It’s the first trivia night I ever went to in the DC area. At one point, my friends andContinue reading “Pub Quiz Review: Murphy’s Alexandria, VA”

Triple Crowns vs. Perfect Games

                I find the best way to protect my sanity in the era of the hot take is just to tune things out, especially the things said on podcasts, in Facebook posts, or anywhere that thoughts are restricted to short, unaccountable bursts. But sometimes it’s just impossible. Sometimes someone blurts a line that lets themContinue reading “Triple Crowns vs. Perfect Games”