Topic: Awfulness

April 16, 2013

Everyone felt the same sadness and horror on Marathon Monday. But for reasons obvious and less-obvious, it all feels very different when you're from there.

February 19, 2013

What Oscar Pistorius is alleged to have done in South Africa is horrible. But it's only difficult to believe if we believe the stories we're sold so recklessly during events like the Olympics. Turn off the volume, and the story is a lot smaller, and different.

November 14, 2012

The jokes are right there when it comes to Jeffrey Loria's recent situationist prank/gutting of the Miami Marlins. But even with baseball's evilest muppet acting his evilest in the middle of it all, it's tough to laugh at the latest bit of avant-garde shamelessness from baseball's worst owner. Tough, but not impossible.

December 9, 2011

Plenty of people were sad when Albert Pujols bounced on the Cardinals. But only one visionary jerk thought to videotape himself making his child cry about it, and then put the video online.