Met’s pitcher Noah Syndergaard has styled himself as a real life Thor for a while. The 6’6″ fireballing righthander has the lineage, the hairdo and the fastball to back it up. In the past he amused fans by wandering around Times Square in a Thor costume and his Instagram is full of Thor images. It's […]
What a time to be alive!
If you follow The Beat on twitter you know half our tweets aren’t about comics at all, but rather the chronicle of being a Mets fan, an activity that makes for years of sorrow and frustration capped by a year of joy every 15 years or so. Call it delayed gratification.
I’ve refrained from commenting too much on the Mets recreating Brunnhilde’s Immolation scene just in time for the World Series, but then I ran across a report on how the day after, on Monday, they went to Citi Field for Locker Clean Out Day, and there were definitely some fashion Do’s and Don’ts. We’ll go […]
It was “Rookie hazing weekend’ in major league baseball, as new players were forced to undergo a rite of passage that speaks to traditional tribal notions of “crossing over” and appropriating the garb of different tribes or genders to signal their initiation into a wider role in society. Plus, guys in their underwear.