It felt like a goddamn windstorm out there today. Certainly a lot of people making jokes, but relatively few favorites. Maybe the sheer volume of posts diluted us across broader commentariat space.
Favorites and Duds from Today's Commenting
Favorites, in no particular order:
This KD beefing with rappers saga is quite the torrid tale. Props to BloodGames for landing this mean jab on Anthony Bennett's chin in the morning update.
That Sad Rangers Fan photo is the bread and butter of Deadspin commenting: Schadenfreude, poor life-skills, booze—they're all there. So, I was very pleased with ReverseApeChemist's erudite pull from the well of Chipper-Jones-is-a-dopey-ass-motherfucker. Just down the street, have a look at Pleatherface's finish-the-shift gag. This joke's market is quickly growing packed, but I like Pleather's swipe because of the pseudo-firsthand framing to start with—as if this stupid idiot in Deadspin's commentariat has on-the-ground knowledge to impart.
Good gravy, Madoffs Mets. This dark number in the Paraplegic First Kick thing crazy good. Lord almighty, here's your Comment of the Day.
Total Fucking Duds
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There it is, girls and boys. Point out what I missed below, or just drop by for a friendly chat. I'm gonna lie down from this wicked case of Futbol fever. Adios!