Monday, March 3, 2008

Swing, batter

Ooooh, I like this one.

One of my hobby-horses involves finding new analogies that connect the monster to new realms -- and I like this one.

Roger Clemens, alias Dr. Clemenstein, who started out a man and made himself a monster, an all-star monster at that, by taking performance-enhancing steroids.

That's the terminology chosen by commentator Robert Lipsyte on

"The drugs went in and the soul came out. . . . We'll see him go down," writes Lipsyte melodramatically.

All we need is a burning windmill.

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