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Thursday, November 12, 2009
My Morning in ExileWhen you have Wednesday off work, Thursday is Monday. Considering that Monday sucks and that I never really got the hang of Thursdays, I'm just really off my game today. Maybe I'd feel better if opposing counsel in one of my cases were to call me and say he was going to "take a meat axe" to me. Damn, that happened this morning too, and it only made me feel happy for a little while. Sigh.
I should totally set up a status conference in the case with the meat axe guy for November 30th.
Posted by Craig Calcaterra at 1:02pm
Maybe seeing Jeter out of pinstripes would be like seeing Brett Favre in something other than green and gold.
Wait, that one doesn’t work either.
Posted 11/12 at 02:10 PM
Apparently I’m a moron, I didn’t know what a meat axe was. So I looked it up. Other than being a term for a butcher knife, it’s also slang for penis.
Posted 11/12 at 02:12 PM
“I never really got the hang of Thursdays”
Kick ass reference. I toast my pan galactic gargle blaster to you!
Posted 11/12 at 02:25 PM
Please forgive me for potentially adding the element of logic into the Clemens legal strategy, but at first glance this appears to be a good example of the Dollar Auction example in game theory.
At this point, both sides will certainly lose more than what they had originally planned on gaining with the lawsuit, but to give up now would be to effectively forfeit winning the defamantion case. They can’t recoup the money/reputation they’ve already invested in the situation, however they can reclaim a fraction of it by playing legal chicken.
Posted 11/12 at 02:36 PM
A meat axe? To you or your case? Has to be a Cleveland lawyer. The Columbus bar is way to collegial for that to occur. Just send him each request for discovery in separate sections.
Posted 11/12 at 03:15 PM
If the Angels fail to sign Lackey and he moves on to the Yankees… he will in fact be dead to me.
Posted 11/12 at 03:20 PM
I’m really having a problem with this End-Of-Shysterville stuff. It came from noticing most of the commentors over at the Blue Network don’t read and respond to other remarks (well, maybe except for ohmygoodness-my stars and garters types)but just read the headlines and part of the first paragraphs when they put in their own capitialized point of view.
Posted 11/12 at 03:32 PM
Hopefully the Yanks don’t sign him. Resign Pettitte to a one year deal, Chamberlain and Hughes for the 4&5 with Kennedy/Nova/McAllister waiting in AAA (and Mitre Gaudin and possibly Wang).
Posted 11/12 at 03:34 PM
Don’t forget to bring a towel.
Posted 11/12 at 03:57 PM
On Clemens, doesn’t his latest defense imply that he was trying to taint a jury pool? If this was “just P.R.”, then just who were they trying to reach with their comments?
Posted 11/12 at 04:05 PM
Wooden U. Lykteneau said...
*Sigh* Perfect example of the kind of humor that you can’t do on the Blue Network. WAY too subtle. Now, excuse me while I b!tch to the clubhouse boy about why I can only get a 9:15 a.m. tee time this Saturday…
Posted 11/12 at 04:18 PM
Dayton Moore missed out on one former Brave, but not for lack of trying: The Dodgers bested him for Andruw Jones. Interestingly, Andruw apparently MEANT to sign with the Royals, as evidenced by his subsequent performance. He was apparently confused by the virtually identical uniforms.
Posted 11/12 at 04:43 PM
OK, Wooden, you got me. But I have been encouragd by an effete corps of imputent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Posted 11/12 at 06:03 PM
Wooden U. Lykteneau said...
@YFL - You’ve been posting on MassLive instead?
In all seriousness, I don’t bother to post on NBC for the very reasons you cite. It’s like pro wrestling without the panache.
Posted 11/12 at 06:29 PM
Posted 11/12 at 07:05 PM
Dave Studeman said...
Craig, did you see Tuck’s secret message to you?
Posted 11/13 at 08:08 AM
Craig Calcaterra said...
I missed that. Thanks for the head’s up.
And thanks Tuck!
Posted 11/13 at 08:16 AM