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Baseball Superstitions and Pieties

To the people who feel an obligation to share their opinion that “baseball is boring,” I say, fine, go watch something else, and come up with a better argument than the “X is boring” narrative that everybody, everywhere, uses to say why they don’t like something. I happen to think baseball is great. But, due … Continue reading

So Grantland’s Jonah Lehrer Loves Them Intangibles

When you buy a car, don’t worry about horsepower or fuel efficiency, says Grantland’s Jonah Lehrer. Look at the car seats. Test them out. See if they’re comfortable. That’s what a $20,000 investment is all about. But I digress. Lehrer’s column isn’t a mindbogglingly stupid essay about cars. That’s just the anecdote. It’s a mindbogglingly … Continue reading