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The "Mendoza Line"

By Michael LeCompte

The “Mendoza Line is widely considered the batting average cut-off point below which a baseball player should not be on a Major League roster. 467 more words


The advertising arena: how to make major sponsorships count

As 2014 fades into our memories, it’s important to look ahead to what’s coming up in Winnipeg in the coming months, and boy are we going to be busy. 594 more words

Smart Biz

The Mendoza Line

“Daaaaaa, it’s Paul.  Brendan Ryan is still living at the Mendoza Line!”

For those unfamiliar with “the Mendoza Line,” it’s a baseball saying about bad hitters… 288 more words


Real Life Rock Top 10 (01/02/03)

1. Mendoza Line, “Sleep of the Just,” from Almost You: The Songs of Elvis Costello (Glurp)
Aren’t tribute albums terrible? This one is really terrible—and the Atlanta band’s view all the way into one of Costello’s greatest recordings ranks with Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” and DJ Shadow’s… 1,618 more words

Greil Marcus

Real Life Rock Top 10 (03/24/04)

1. Mendoza Line, “It’s a Long Line (But It Moves Quickly),” on Fortune (Cooking Vinyl)
From people hiding in present-day America—just as the Mekons of… 1,103 more words

Greil Marcus

Where, oh where did my money go?

The first day it happened, I thought, “What the heck, it’s only $10,000,000.” The second day, I was a little more concerned, but didn’t lose any sleep over it. 411 more words

Original Writing

Damaged Goods: Broken Clergy and God’s Grace

I am broken…. That my friends is a fact that I am reminded of daily, especially when I open my life to strangers.

There is a quote by General William Tecumseh Sherman that defines my view of caring for people, friends, colleagues and peers. 831 more words

Loose Thoughts And Musings