The [Monday] Papers
"The small, flat-screen television in Twins manager Ron Gardenhire's office will be tuned to the White Sox game today for the first time in weeks," writes Joe Christensen of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
The View From Detroit
Oh, and they have a game in Chicago today.
The View From Philadelphia
The View From Beachwood HQ
* "It's hard to imagine a bigger early season win," our very own Jim Coffman writes about the Bears in SportsMonday. "[But] Reality Check: The Eagles were without their best player."
Newman's Own Reality
HAWKE: I was quoting Cool Hand Luke.
STILLER: Yeah. That's OK. I mean . . . That's . . . I know. It's . . . I mean . . . You know . . . It's still . . . It's . . .
HAWKE: What happened to your normal clothes?
STILLER: Wow! Lelaina, look at you. You look . . . Where'd you get that dress?
RYDER: Oh, um . . .I don't know. I just bought it. But I think I'm gonna go change because . . .
STILLER: No, don't. You look beautiful. You look like . . . You look like . . .
HAWKE: A doily.
STILLER: No, don't change.
HAWKE: And don't go thinking for yourself either, Lainie.
HAWKE: There's no secret handshake. There's an I.Q. prerequisite, but there's no secret handshake.
STILLER: This guy . . . you've got this whole thing with the world. Don't you? Huh? That's great. That's really wonderful. But guess what. I'm a human being, OK? We're human beings, people, OK? We're not, like, intelligence quotations or whatever.
Hill Street Blues
Greed Was Good
The Daley Show
"'No, no,' said Daley when asked about the lack of new hires and the impact on safety," the Tribune reports. "When pressed, Daley bristled and said, 'It just won't.'"
No word on whether he stomped his feet while he said it.
Daley went on to say that it's not necessarily less sunny at night and that you can save money on gas by driving more.
Today's Worst Person in Chicago
"'No, it's because they represent Cub fans throughout their districts,' he said."
Send me to Wrigley Field to fight for you!
ZORN: In college, my friends and I occasionally played a conversational game we called "adjective practice," in which we took a topic and discussed it using only descriptive terms.
ME: In college, my friends and I occasionally played a conversational game we called "let's make fun of people like Eric Zorn," in which we took a topic - like "people who play games like 'adjective practice'" - and discussed them using only descriptive terms. Alcohol was also involved.
The Beachwood Tip Line: The real thing.
Posted on September 29, 2008
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