Monday, February 8, 2010


I've been hesitant to do this, but I there's a great deal of stuff on the Internet that I read that some of you may like, but don't know about. So I'm going to link to some of it. Give it a read, or don't, but I promise it's all interesting.

First off, Pitchers and Poets on Bill "Spaceman" Lee.

If you haven't heard, the Globetrotters are going to play on ice. Joe Posnanski finds that funny enough, but Generals coach Red Klotz - perhaps the losingest coach in history - offers the best quote ever and makes the Poz really laugh.

The Onion takes on the New Orleans Saints and ESPN in one fell swoop.

You may not be surprised to learn that Ralph Nader is taking none-too-kindly to the misrepresentations of Mr. Howard Zinn that are flying around.

While we're at it, here's a Counterpunch from before the election (yeah, over 15 months ago). Matt Gonzalez - who was Nader's running-mate in 2008 - showing why he was almost Mayor of San Francisco (he's quite bright).

Fangraphs is breaking new ground in the Sabermetrics world, again. This first assay is imperfect, but the potential is tremendous.

Finally, let's close with George Siemens and his thoughts on the need for more meaningful innovation in education. To hell with "the System!"

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