This is the day of the expanding man...
I've been to dinner at Jimmy Buffet's house, and I've eaten it at a homeless shelter. And there's great joy and harrowing terror to be found in both places.
Chuck Klosterman IV:A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas. This is mainly a collection from his days at Spin, but since I never read that magazine it is all new to me. This is my third Klosterman book and all three are actively entertaining. (Oops, I just stole one of his favorite adverbs) It is a light, enjoyable book to read.
It's that time of year so I just finished The Last Best League about the Cape Cod League and am now reading Jim Brosnan's diary of his 1959 season with the Cards, The Long Season. An interesting prequel of sorts to his book about the Reds' 1961 season, Pennant Race.
"I can make all the stadiums rock."
One of the books I'm reading now is "The Ticket Out Darryl Strawberry And The Boys Of Crenshaw". An interesting book about what some people felt was the best high school baseball team ever. I was reading yesterday how Strawberry basically blew all the money he earned in baseball which was around $30M.
The Rally Onion wants 150 fans before Opening Day.
I'm reading "Summerland" by Michael Chabon.
Recently I also read "Vernon God Little" by DBC Pierre which I thought was pretty good.
Get your nunchucks and the keys to your dad's car. I know where we can get a gun