"He was not only the greatest of baseball writers; he had also lived long enough to see Babe Ruth, of the Yankees, at one end of his life and Shohei Ohtani, of the Angels, at the other." https://www.newyorker.com/news/postscript/remembering-roger-angell-hall-of-famer
"The search engine calculates a score that aggressively favors text-heavy websites, and punishes those that have too many modern web design features." https://search.marginalia.nu
guilty pleasure meme: the various baseball subreddits posting this clip whenever someone crushes a weak pitch https://streamable.com/259mo
(Unrelatedly: looking through the list of recommended links at the bottom, I think I hadn’t realized just how much momentum Substack and other newsletters have among people who write things online. I feel like I’m out of touch for not wanting more emails!)
I can’t imagine doing something like this for 24 years. I hope six months off is enough! https://kottke.org/22/05/announcement-im-going-to-miss-you-but-i-am-taking-a-sabbatical
This is one of the coolest blog posts (articles? webpages?) I've ever seen. I feel like I just went to a great museum exhibit! https://ciechanow.ski/mechanical-watch/
I stopped caring about Mother 3 localization years ago, but after Reggie outed himself as a blockchain-ass monetize-my-Animal-Crossing-island guy I’m in favor of haranguing him about it anyway for the rest of his life. Keep asking him when it’s coming even when he’s been out of games for fifteen years and is just a Raytheon board member or some shit
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