Today at THT

Things to read while wondering whether the fact that Britney Spears albums and concert tickets are actually selling is a sign that the economy isn’t as dire as we thought it was:

  • dip dip dip dip dip dip dip dip dip dip dip dip dip dip BA dum, sha na na na, sha na na na na.
  • Special Treat Alert! John Dewan shares an excerpt from The Fielding Bible — Volume II, this one on Chase Utley and why he’s so good.
  • Brian Borawski’s business report includes, among other things, an update on the A’s Fremont failure. Next up for them: they’re going to move even further south and become the Gilroy Garlics.
  • Over at Fantasy Focus, Marco Fujimoto talks about the endowment effect on fantasy trade proposals. I remember learning something about this in an economics class once. Indeed, I think anything I’ve ever retained about psychology I learned in econ rather than psychology, and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in this. I wonder if that dynamic ever enters into budget battles in university social sciences department.
  • Finally, Derek Carty looks at road park factors. I wonder if these factors control for the night life immediately surrounding the visitors’ hotel.
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