Our version of why Joe Morgan was called away for a phone call has made it onto FireJoeMorgan. Like Ryan after his hole-in-one, we are contemplating giving up this internet thing altogether. How can we top this?
I did one of those Photoshop parody thingies for the mooneybooster and he thought highly enough of said "art" to put it on his that thar web site. Go for the art, stay for the amusing ravings of a die-hard Cubs fan. He's old-school.
I learned this weekend that Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros fans have a big problem with peeing. Every other ad was for uninary tract medications.The Heat aren't dead, but they need to win Thursday to be taken off of life support.
I tried, I really did. I tried to make them better. Tried to capture the essence of theoriginalillustrations. (and I defy anyone to tell me that the poster images for IV and V are the ones that pop to mind when you think back. The photo versions we did of this and this were better. Much better.
"Hey kids! When you buy them, you get the original poster art..."
...on the back.
Well, at least they're better than the last ones. Not that that justifies anything. It's hard to work on a project you love when the people who control it now view it just as a cash cow to trot out and re-fill the coffers whenever they feel like. And no, I'm not exaggerating. Do you know why there hasn't been a balls-out, must-have collector's version of any of these? In a time when even fucking Showgirls gets the super-boxed set treatment??
Because they know that it will sell anyway and refuse to do …