Kevin: With Labor Day behind us, Major League Baseball is now in its final stretch before the October playoffs. To get in the mood, CJ and I caught a recent screening of a film that may not have as much on-the-field action as other baseball classics like “Major League,” “Eight Men Out,” and “Bull Durham,” … Continue reading After Watching “Field of Dreams,” TGD Pits Costner’s Baseball Skills Against Sheen, Quaid, and … Freddie Prinze Jr.?
(Originally posted Feb. 3, 2017) Kevin: As Americans gather around the TV this Super Bowl Sunday to watch expensive commercials – and occasionally the accompanying football game – it’s possible they’ll get an all-time classic like Giants-Bills 1991 or Patriots-Seahawks last year. However it’s also more than likely they’ll be stuck with a desultory blowout … Continue reading Friday Flashback: Every Football Game is Super Bowl-Caliber in the Bizarro World of “Any Given Sunday”
Kevin: Well we can officially add professional football to the list of former escapist entertainments that are now politicized, with a number of players last weekend either taking a knee or staying in the locker room during the national anthem in protest of recent criticism by President Trump. That in turn has led some fans … Continue reading Boycotting the NFL? Then Try the AFFA, the Bizarro Alternate Universe Football League from “Any Given Sunday”