Let's see.... my favorite philosophy books: Logico Tractatus Philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature by Richard Rorty, Consciousness Explained by Daniel Dennett, and The Visible and the Invisible by Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Favorite fiction is I guess either A Farewell to Arms or Notes from the Underground. Not very original choices but I don't read much modern fiction.
It's sunscreen. I think I can sum it up in like one sentence... "The secret trick that led to accusations of Boston Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz throwing a spitball has an ancillary benefit: It prevents skin cancer, too."
On Salem Red Sox pitcher Matt Price who sat out last year due to a (recreational) drug suspension. By Aaron McFarling for The Roanoke Times.
From ESPN: Since 1996, there have been 102 division champions, and 53 of them were in first place on May 1. That’s only 51 percent -- barely half the teams -- which hardly guarantees a division title at the end of the season. They say it like it's a bad thing, but for this year's Sox I like those odds.
It's only been a month, but Evan Drellich at MassLive.com this season is in my mind joining the canon of Speier, Britton, and MacPherson as the best Red Sox beat writers.
Boston's recent loss to Baltimore in the 9th was a "hey, that's baseball" moment. Sometimes those are awful, but sometimes they're needed. Here's a look at how we deal with tough losses as sports fans.
Boggs speaks about how Sox have yet to retire his number. Personally, I'd rather see Pedro, Dwight, or 'Tek get the honor next.
A few local Boston comedians made a comedy tribute to Boston's true hidden gem. Even Fenway has a few secrets that only a true Red Sox fan would dare to experience. Take a look at Fenway's best kept secret.