Remember when I posted that the National League probably isn't the Quadruple-A anymore this year? Nevermind. It still is. Anyway, onto the links.
Norman Chad did a good chat on The Big Lead this week.
The best event at the World Series of Poker started Thursday.
WALL-E is getting incredible reviews. Of course, I always give Pixar the benefit of the doubt anyway. Here's Ebert, who gave it three and a half stars. He also gave Wanted three stars.
Gee, thanks to the Globe for causing two days of 'pink hat' bitching on WEEI. Thanks a lot.
Bill Simmons has his annual draft diary from Thursday night's NBA Draft. It's significantly less than good.
The (essential) death of Seth Mnookin's blog is very, very sad.
Joe Sheehan of Baseball Prospectus has a break down of which teams should be buyers and sellers in the trade market over the next month. Sheehan is terrific and I'm strongly considering subscribing to BP. FYI: The linked story above is free.
EW lists the "new classics" in a cover story. I'll have more on this next week. Jim Emerson reacts in my place for now.
One of my binkys (binkies?) got called up.