Baseball and Oil

Posted on June 3, 2010

Feeling rather opinionated about a couple of things this morning… Armando Galarraga …threw a perfect game last night, the third in the still-young 2010 season. This has never happened before. The last time that two perfect games were thrown in a single season was 1880. Regardless of the call, regardless of the record books, 2010 has [...]

Anime, anybody?

Posted on September 24, 2009

Before this year the only examples of Japanese Anime I had seen were Pokémon, Digimon, and Yu-Gi-Oh! A fairly typical lineup for a kid who watched TV in the late ’90s and early ’00s. This summer I watched Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away for the first time. Before I knew it I’d also watched Laputa: Castle [...]

Further Social Commentary

Posted on September 16, 2009