The dream is dead. The Baltimore Orioles ended their postseason run today in the least glorious fashion imaginable: a 4-game sweep in the ALCS. I know I should probably be happy with how far they got, but I’m just not.
UCB Harold auditions come but once a year, and with them comes a lot of anxiety and fears of inadequacy. I’ll be writing more about the actual audition and my preparation for it tomorrow after the whole thing goes down, but tonight I’m really just kind of living in this nervousness.
These days I see most movies either by myself or with a particular young person who is also a cinephile. Sometimes though you need to set aside a little time to catch a flick with your bros. And I can’t think of a better movie for such an endeavor than the new Denzel Washington/Antoine Fuqua collabo – The Equalizer.
We follow up one allegedly boring sport with another one. It’s All-Star weekend for Major League Baseball, which is really confusing because the game is on a Tuesday. But tonight is the event that people actually care about: the home run derby. Home runs are the part of baseball that even the most apathetic of viewers get excited about. So you can’t go wrong with an event expressly devoted to the long ball.