Last week, I roused myself briefly from my sports apathy to support the White Sox in the World Series. I confessed at the time that my only motivation was Laurence Simon, die-hard and long-suffering Astros fan. The way I saw it, either my long-standing ability to pick losers would prevail and Lair’s team would win, or he’d get disappointed and his writing would benefit (happy Lair is boring Lair).
Well, the Cubs (as everyone in the world except for three Mongols in a yurt knows by now) swept the Astros. And did it have my hoped-for effect on Lair’s blog?