Today is Nathan’s Hot Dog East Contest. Fitting, on the 4th of July we have the one event where America can still prove our absolute superiority. #eating
But got to love the Fourth of July. A holiday where Americans celebrate our Independence while buying things and shooting off fireworks from China.
George Takei has apologized for calling Clarence Thomas a “clown in blackface.” Is Takei apologizing for the “blackfare” reference, or for insulting clowns?
ESPN reported Friday morning that the NY Mets had scored 23 runs in the last 17 days. Maybe they’re taking support of the US Women’s World Cup team a little too literally?
(And then the Mets won Friday night, 2-1. )
In late August, the NY Mets will play the Boston Red Sox, in the “Something’s got to give” series. As my friend Joseph passed on in a comment he read somewhere “The only thing the Red Sox pitching staff has retired this season is Pedro Martinez’s uniform number.”
Not a mirage, lots of Los Angeles fans actually still in the stands in the 9th inning of #Dodgers loss to #Mets Friday night. Maybe they’ve actually decided they care more about the game than traffic…. Nah, it was Fireworks Night.
The NBA free agent market is really heating up. All it needs to be a serious TV event might be some of these players starting to hand out roses to their suitors.
Whole Foods is apologizing after an investigation found incorrect weights and overcharging on many of their items – . “Straight up, we made some mistakes, we want to own that.” Of course what the chain probably considers their biggest mistake was getting caught?
At around 230a Friday morning, a man decided to ignore “No swimming – alligators ” signs at a Texas marina. A gator promptly dragged him under the water and killed him. #Darwinwouldbesoproud #Ifonlyhewasarmed
From Marc Ragovin “Joe Maddon is being credited with sparking the Cubs’ recent sweep of the Mets by bringing a magician into the clubhouse prior to the series. Although with the Mets offense a mortician would have done just as well.”