Saturday, October 23, 2010

Sweet Schadenfreude


When your payroll is $200+ mil for the season, you have to win the World Series. Anything less is a failure. Ergo, the Yankees are failures. Jeter's contract expires this year, Pettit's contract expires, and the manager may be gone.  Yes, I'm very happy about this.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Pats/Chargers

Even though the rivalry isn't what it used to be (  http://www.bostonherald.com/sports/football/patriots/view.bg?articleid=1290637 ), it's nice to see that Patriot fan transplants have kept the game on TV!

http://www.bostonherald.com/business/media/view/20101022patriots_sell_chargers_tickets_with_social_media_blitz/srvc=home&position=5

SyFy

So I just watched "Ogre" again, this time all the way through.
Got to hand it to SyFy. They make some cool little horror flicks. Good, cheesy effects, ham fisted story lines, bloody CGI. Me like.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Revenge game?

Not that I think it's a revenge game, but it's a game the Pats not only have to win, but really have to smack them back. 3-1. A win keeps them up with the Jets, a loss keeps them at the mediocre level in the conference.

 Shaughnessy seems to think it's a revenge game.  Well, maybe not revenge as he describes the angst of a season-ending loss. And of course Borges' article spotlights the visiting team. Of course.

I continue to amaze at the B grade and below movies SyFy offers up, especially at this time of year. Last night it was "The Final", a typical put-upon students exacting brutal revenge on their tormenters. Had a little bit of "Saw" in it, what with the voice distorter, the "cut-someone-else-to-save-yourself" thing, etc. And since they bleeped out the bad words, I know it wasn't made for TV.