The Red Sox took three games from the Yankees over the weekend and the Rays have lost seven out of their last ten. All of that adds up to the Sox pretty much locking up the division and allowing us to block off our calendars next month for some October baseball. It also frees up lots of time for us to think about other hot topics. Not Syria or interest rates or gloabl warming, but, you know, other stuff.

Scott from Scotts and his stupid Shrek accent need to go. I’ll pave over my backyard before I buy a single seed from them.

Ditto for any Geico commercial talking about a purse with arms or a savings jar with hands. The hump day camel can stay, that shit’s funny.

Breaking Bad may be the greatest show ever made.

Reading Columbine by Dave Cullen. Wow.

The Patriots will be fine…for the next two weeks. Then they have to play teams with real NFL quarterbacks. Then we’ll see how improved their defense is.

Kolchak: The Night Stalker is available on Netflix. Awesome.

With the 12th anniversary of 9/11 this week, listen to Springsteen’s The Rising CD. You’ll thank me.

Tonight, back to baseball and we’re all business. I leave you with the final line from Stand By Me:

I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anyone?