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The National are considered by their fans many to be the best band in the world right now. The National’s rabid fan base have similar qualities to that of a fan base of a cult television show like The Wire or Breaking Bad. They will ceaselessly push their music on you and tell you, “you’ll understand, just give it time.”
Part of their allure is that they write flawless metaphorically charged lyrics and have a band with the musical chops to back these genius phrases up with genius music.
One of The National’s most well-known/loved songs is Mr. November, a stirring existential pump-up tune that took on political connotation three years after it was recorded. The song was written and recorded for The National’s breakthrough album Alligator which came out in 2005.
The beauty of Mr. November, as well as plenty of songs written by the band’s frontman –Matt Berninger, is that they have universal appeal yet feel incredibly personal.
At it’s heart the song is about being someone who can be r...
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Mariano Rivera said that Alex Rodriguez met with each player on the team and apologized to them, saying, "It meant a lot to all of us that he came and did that."
The Incineration is complete.I'm calling it an incineration because it happened in Chicago. Chicago Fire. Get it? Anyway...To me, last night's series finale was a defining moment. The definition: The season is over. The loss felt THAT devastating.Am I alone here? Does anyone else believe that The Incineration ended the 2013 Yankee season? Let me know what you think. Vote...
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New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez played in Yankee Stadium Friday night for the first time this season and received an understandably mixed reaction from the fans.
As A-Rod came to the plate, there was about a 50-50 split between fans cheering and booing. However, after A-Rod struck out in his first at-bat, he was nearly...
The 2013 New York Yankees are about to slam the door on the season.
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After getting swept by the below .500 Chicago White Sox, the Yankees are barely hanging on to fourth place in the AL East, and are 11.5 games behind the first place Red Sox.
Since returning from the All-Star Break on July 19th, which informally...
The last time Alex Rodriguez set foot in Yankee Stadium against the Tigers, he was benched in favor of Eric Chavez. Now, he returns nearly a year later – back at third base.
It seems as if it’s now or never for the Yankees, who are just one game above .500 coming into tonight’s game. Ivan Nova looks to continue his recent success, facing off against New Jersey native Rick Porcello...
Amid the tumult and turmoil of the Biogenesis investigation, Alex Rodriguez insisted he just wanted to get back on the field. The baseball diamond has always been a sanctuary for the troublemaking slugger, a place where he can perform without acting, and act without trying to perform. He has taken his show to many theatres, but the ball field seems to be the one life arena in which...
The New York Yankees are in trouble, like the real kind.
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I realize that fans have lived under the illusion that this is the Yankees and they will figure out a way to make the postseason.
One fan said to me, “No October baseball in the Bronx that is like cheating baseball and sports in general. You don’t know anything.”
This is the face you don’t want to make when you get hit by a pitch. Great screen grab from C J Fogler.
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He has next to nothing to do with the Yankees’ season being finished by the first week of August.
In fact after missing four months recovering from hip surgery and morphing into the face of the Biogenesis scandal he has looked better than expected.
Yet tonight at Yankee Stadium a frustrated Yankees fan base likely will greet Alex Rodriguez who makes his Bronx season debut with...
As Alex Rodriguez's suspension saga unfolds, the New York
Yankees insist it's business as usual for them.
Alex Rodriguez got booed in pregame introductions, booed when his picture was put up on the video board and booed again when came to bat in the first inning.
And when he struck out? Booed even more. Loudly, too.
Same thing when he fanned the next time up.
The crowd at Yankee Stadium had its say Friday night when Rodriguez played at home for the first time since last October. While...
The litany of derps perpetrated by Alex Rodriguez have been frequently discussed and well-documented. But how about if someone pieced together a majority of A-Rod’s missteps, mistakes and misdeeds and compiled it into one awkwardly embarrassing video? That’s derpness gold, kiddos. Created by Joe Perry of VKMTV Productions, this delightful bit of video is great […]The post The...
Enjoy this documentary on Alex Rodriguez that begins in 1994.
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Right now, the Red Sox are in the thick of a heated division battle with the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles. That Yankees aren't included in this because their luck seems to have run out. Their captain, Derek Jeter probably will have a minimal role to play and Alex Rodriguez...well, you know. No point in reiterating...