Monthly Archives: August 2013

Asche – Rhymes with Cody

  Proud to say that we’ve been following Cody Asche since the Arizona Fall League, pegging him as a legit candidate to be the Phils’ first regular 3B since Scott Rolen.  He is almost the spitting image of Chase Utley … Continue reading

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Racanelli Sighting

Nothing like people watching on the Jersey Shore.  Those Jersey Shore shows are based on at some semblance of reality, and Dr. Racanelli knows where to find his cosmetic plastic surgery customers.  Must be high yield on the Jersey Shore, as … Continue reading

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Casper on the Bump

After three straight walk-off wins by the playing-only-for-pride Phils, you had the feeling after Darin Ruf hit a two run moon shot to left-center to tie it up that the Brotherly Love Boys were going to set a franchise record … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions …

Good thing I neither live in Philly anymore, nor will I be at the Shore tomorrow evening. Otherwise I’d be terribly conflicted.  Which to do?  Purchase tickets through the special promotion so I can get a souvenir Phillies Yarmulke for … Continue reading

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Kol Nidre With Strings Attached

Kol Nidre.  All vows.  I’ll take one here, going on record as saying that Julia Freeman is among the most talented 14 year-old violinists there is.  She has been playing since age four, so she’s amassed quite a few Gladwellian … Continue reading

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A Far Cry From House

Gregory House, M.D.  What a run Hugh Laurie had on TV as the inimitable Doctor in the House. But there’s another side to Hugh Laurie.  Give a listen. Yes — that’s the jazzy Hugh Laurie, sounding nothing like what you’d … Continue reading

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The Flavors of Schadenfreude

Schadenfreude.  Pleasure derived from the misfortune of others, as defined by our friends at Wiki.  A conjunction of two German words, Schaden for damage or pain, and Freude for joy, though you’d never know it by Sigmund’s preoccupations.  I’m just … Continue reading

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