Two idiots, no waiting

Two idiots, no waiting

So, on Saturday, the Phillies fired folksy old Charlie Manuel and replaced him as manager with Ryne Sandberg.  Cubs fans had three reactions: That’s nice for Ryne. Who gives a shit? THE CUBS ARE SO STUPIDS! WHY DIDN’T THEY HIRE RYAN SANDBURG TO MANAGE THE...
It was never boring

It was never boring

Despite the hand-wringing of the usual gaggle of dolts who write about the Cubs when Theo Epstein said it would be a “trust but verify” situation that could get Carlos Zambrano back on the mound for the Cubs this season, it was never going to happen....
Al and Tom, a farce in three acts

Al and Tom, a farce in three acts

You remember, because nobody could ever forget, that last year, Al Yellon had a sitdown with Cubs “owner” Tom Ricketts, where he asked Tom 100 questions, and 94 of them were “Who owns the Cubs?” After a thorough grilling like that it’s no...
Theo and Jed are taking out the trash

Theo and Jed are taking out the trash

Our good friend Dave Kaplan breathlessly tweeted yesterday “Breaking Cubs news: Cubs to completely rebuild.” That was breaking news in the same way that “Breaking Bears news: Caleb Hanie still sucks,” would be breaking news.  Did I miss...
Should the Cubs be willing to trade anybody?

Should the Cubs be willing to trade anybody?

Every time I see outrage on the Interwebs among Cubs fans I reflexively run to the side opposite the outrage.  The reason?  Cubs fans are idiots. What caused the idiot horde to take their rage out for a spin yesterday?  Busty Olney reported the Cubs would listen to...