Posts Tagged ‘baseball’

“I would like to share this with the people in Montreal that are not going to have a team anymore, but my heart and my ring is with them too.” — Pedro Martinez, upon winning the World Series with the Boston Red Sox, 2004. I do not follow Major League Baseball. If you were to […]


Former Glories

19Apr08

BRITAIN STREET Saint John, New Brunswick This is a street at war. The smallest children battle with clubs till the blood comes, shout ‘fuck you!’ like a rallying cry –– while mothers shriek from doorsteps and windows as though the very names of their young were curses: ‘Brian! Marlene! Damn you! God damn you!’ or […]


Thank god for televised poker. No really, thank him now, because he knows that if it wasn’t for the celebrity poker matches now firmly entrenched in cable sports programming, we’d all be watching pyjama-clad men trying to hit a ball with a stick. Televised poker is exciting. I love it in the same way I […]