500 words about my love affair with Stella Artois

“Give me a beer.” One of the simplest, most-easy-to-understand phrases hits like a blunt request. It’s synonymous with baseball for me. A cold one at the ballpark always felt very Don Draper to me. As Mike Shannon would eloquently put it on a blazing hot Saturday afternoon at Busch Stadium, a cold, frosty Budweiser. Once … More 500 words about my love affair with Stella Artois

Breaking News! Nolan Arenado and the Cardinals decide to be together

It’s official, folks. Via Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, Nolan Arenado has been acquired by the St. Louis Cardinals. John Mozeliak goes from the hottest of seats to the biggest of thrones in one move, and Bill DeWitt Jr. agrees to open the wallet in a big way. The Cardinals earned the passport from “possible … More Breaking News! Nolan Arenado and the Cardinals decide to be together

Should assholes be (temporarily) celebrated for good deeds?

Hello, I’m Dan Buffa and here tonight I will be taking apart my own column. A man who goes by Cross Check Raise on Twitter once did this with one of my columns, and it was humbling. Look for my edits in BOLD.  Say what you want about Dave Portnoy, but the Boston native (remember … More Should assholes be (temporarily) celebrated for good deeds?

Buffa’s 5 Things: The return of hockey, Bernie memes, and my Taco Bell demand

Bernie Sanders may never become President, but he will own the political meme game for a very long time.  Cold as shit Bernie went a long way during inauguration week, adding some levity to an extremely testy and dangerous situation. Humor is the best medicine. Someone with access needs to do a video of Bernie … More Buffa’s 5 Things: The return of hockey, Bernie memes, and my Taco Bell demand

The simples of rules: Follow the COVID-19 guidelines, or you’ll get shut down

Some things in life shouldn’t need explanation or that much oxygen to understand. They are called rules. COVID-19 has taken a pound of flesh, in some way or another, from most of us; some more than others. Local businesses-the lovely family-owned and staffed comfort shacks spread out across Macklind Avenue-have taken a particularly nasty beating … More The simples of rules: Follow the COVID-19 guidelines, or you’ll get shut down