But baseball combines characteristics of both Christian Protestantism and industrial capitalism. So a home run represents a sudden, unexpected success and at the same time a home run embodies in a game a sudden impossible miraculous redemption. We are a people who worship not just what is possible in life but what is impossible and baseball is our national theater.
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Like all bat-and-ball games, baseball is at its core a very simple game. Then hooray! Ghosts in the Wires is much more exciting to read than it should be Mitnick manages to make breaking computer code sound as action packed as robbing a bank.. The foursome left to go to the airport. You are in big trouble, young lady. Mickey Mantle. Soon after this, the first Cuban War of Independence against its Spanish rulers spurred Spanish authorities in to ban playing the sport in Cuba.
Web, Tablet, Phone, eReader. I am ready to talk. You sound like a crazy person, not me. Stop being so crazy, crazy. Why are you calling me crazy? Was your father Hold on, I got to take this. Just a sec. Great question. Yeah, well, Hamlet, you might want to turn it on.
Good things, I hope. Our guest via satellite is Neal McBeal, a naval officer on leave from Afghanistan. Welcome to the program, Neal. Thank you, Tom. Hey, I met this guy. All Neal wanted when he got home and I emphasize, from Afghanistan was his favorite brand of breakfast muffins.
When he went to the supermarket and called dibs on the last box Well, tell us what happened, Neal. Have you no shame, BoJack Horseman? Seen here sneezing at a Christmas party. Oh, not the sneezing pic Why do they always use the sneezing picture? Oh, how we laughed. But when you deny the dibs called by our men and women on the frontlines, that is a sick joke, sir.
I just thought he was the regular kind of seal. This is classic Hollywood elitism. BoJack Horseman thinks that because he was on TV, that makes him better than everybody. You guys think I should call in and set the record straight? BoJack, these people feed off controversy. Sorry, stopped listening. Will you apologize? Can we talk about dibs? If he had legitimate dibs Oh, I had dibs on the muffins. I hid them in the produce section! You left them totally out in the open.
How did you survive in Afghanistan? Those are my muffins! You give me back my muffins! Hold on, just to be clear, since this morning, you ate all the muffins?
Yeah, I ate them all in one sitting because I have no self-control and I hate myself. Is that what you want to hear? Neal, was it a small container of muffins, like two to four muffins? No, Tom, there were a good deal more than that. Can you remember exactly how many muffins were in the box?
Yeah, there were exactly 12! Well, that went slightly better than the worst it could have possibly gone, so hooray? You go on the roof?
Yeah, just to get some work done. Is that really weird? When I was a kid, I used to climb onto the roof with my dad and look at the stars.
What about you? Were you close with your father? What is this supposed to be, a lima bean? You slacked off and took the easy way out. In this world, you can either do things the easy way or the right way. You take a boat from here to New York, you gonna go around the horn like a gentleman or cut through the Panama Canal like some kind of democrat? Um, the canal? You go around the horn the way God intended! I spent a year in Afghanistan making America safer, and this is the thanks I get? Really, you, specifically, made America safer?
Well, BoJack, surely, even you would agree that the troops are heroes. Maybe some of the troops are heroes but not automatically. Did you just say you think the troops are jerks? Princess Carolyn needs to talk to you immediately. Great, put her on. This whole you hating the troops thing is not great.
I just hate one specific troop. Who came up with that? Was it Randy? Did Randy come up with that? Anyway, the former television actor who hates our troops has not left his home since his controversial remarks on Monday about how he hates the troops. BoJack Horseman makes me sick. After we made love, he covered himself in sheets like an Arab. This is very big news, indeed.
Uh, nope. So where are we going?
Ayako, hey, I need you to get me three tickets to Kyoto. We can hide out at my place while we make a plan. Yeah, great, just get me away from the cameras. Do we really need to be filming this? BoJack, be nice.
Well, I Could you speak up, please? I want to fix this as quickly as possible.
I just want my privacy back, so I can finish writing my tell-all memoir, so everyone will pay attention to me again. But I ate the muffins. I know. We got another box. Oh, you were saving those? I ate those too. So where are we gonna do this?