The Curse Of Curtis Leskanic: Is this the year the Red Sox break the agonizing 36-month-long curse?
posted by TheQatarian to baseball at 10:23 AM - 13 comments
I liked David Ortiz Incorporates Champagne Goggles Into Everyday Uniform
posted by jerseygirl at 10:36 AM on October 25
Hogwash, Leskanic works for the Sox as a scout. Just another terrible piece of "reporting" by the lazy mainstream media.
posted by yerfatma at 10:38 AM on October 25
yerfatma - you realize the Onion is satire, right?
posted by drumdance at 11:27 AM on October 25
Personally, I think it would be fun to just say, "Damn you, Leskanic!" whenever something goes wrong.
posted by TheQatarian at 11:38 AM on October 25
I don't know which was funnier: the Onion article on this new "curse" or the fact that yerfatma's Boston Herald link took me to nowhereland. So my votes with jg and the Champagne Goggles.
posted by THX-1138 at 11:50 AM on October 25
Speaking of the Onion, I love this picture.
posted by NoMich at 12:00 PM on October 25
Since we're wandering off topic here. Did anybody happen to catch this? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/story/331955.html Buck O'Neil has finally gotten the recognition he deserves. Although a straight ballot induction would have been great, it's nice to know that he gets a statue and the Lifetime Achievement award named after him.
posted by Tinman at 12:21 PM on October 25
Tinman, I think that deserves a front page post of its own. Good on him.
posted by hawkguy at 12:35 PM on October 25
That's some funny stuff.
posted by BornIcon at 12:56 PM on October 25
Wait, the Onion is satire? So Blockbuster didn't really cancel their rental fees? And all those people didn't die when Delta cancelled a flight in mid-air?
posted by SummersEve at 02:08 PM on October 25
And I think if we are going to add stories from The Onion, we must have Terry Francona Announces Josh Beckett Will Start Games 1, 4, 7, 2, 6, 3, 5
posted by opel70 at 02:15 PM on October 25
Marginally off-topic: normally I find The Onion's writing to be a little too formulaic and predictable. But this was awesome: If Al-Qaeda Had A Hockey Team, We'd Kick Its Ass!
posted by DrJohnEvans at 02:54 PM on October 25
I feel the same way about The Onion at this point, but I have to say the video stuff is often fantastic.
posted by yerfatma at 03:20 PM on October 25
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