If it’s Saturday, this must be Berwyn. Lon Chaney as the MONSTER!
I love me some Sven, but damn if I don’t miss this:
So much that I named a book after it. And that press is closing after this year. I’m about to become a publisher.
Let’s just hope the Cubs can keep from making a experiment in error. Bears today. Ground them Eagles!
Here’s today’s Cubs News and Notes, such as they are. As always * means autoplay on, or annoying ads, or both (directions to remove for Firefox and Chrome).
- HOT STOVE SHOCKER: HARPER, BRYANT QUIT BASEBALL TO BECOME NEXT SIEGFRIED & ROY. Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant find alternate employment! Read all about it!
Free agent signing that #Cubs fans should keep an eye on: RHP Colin Rea. Source tells me the Cascade, Iowa native is on Chicago's radar.— Tommy Birch (@TommyBirch) January 5, 2019
- Moshe Wilensky (Cubs Insider): Public stadium blackmail funding needs to end. “Professional sports are unusual businesses as compared to, say, making toasters.”
- Amanda Rivera (MLB.com*): Javier Baez, Jose Berrios, Trevor Bauer host clinic in Puerto Rico. “Trio of MLB All-Stars takes field with about 150 children.”
- Brett Taylor (Bleacher Nation): Theo Epstein Speaks: Luxury Tax limits, internal improvements, fan hopes for big moves, much more. Taylor unpacks the Score interview, good for those of us who haven’t heard it. Tim Stebbins (NBC Sports Chicago*) also has words.
Luke Farrell is a Ranger.
The Cubs didn’t sign Mike Napoli.
Food for thought:
Scientists are finally unspooling how spider silk works. https://t.co/6tWbXXmP04— Popular Science (@PopSci) January 6, 2019
"From the archives: To determine the nature of infinity, mathematicians face a choice between two new logical axioms. What they decide could help shape the future of mathematical truth. https://t.co/rwLcEcsgxC pic.twitter.com/alseOs7Msc" #Science via @QuantaMagazine— What the IF? (@WhatTheIfShow) January 5, 2019
Ponder that over a bloody mary and a pre-roll. Thanks for reading.