Saturday, June 16, 2007

Seth Mnookin Visits Thom's

Thanks a lot to Seth for dropping by, fielding questions about the Sox, and signing paperbacks of his best-selling book "Feeding the Monster". Seth stayed and watched most of the embarassing loss to the Rockies Thursday night.

Looking ahead on the schedule:

Monday is a BLOHARDS viewing party. We'll be doing a little play-by-play Ka(y)reoke and there'll be a film crew shooting footage for a new Red Sox movie.

Tuesday is the normal Ka(y)reoke night. Come in and sign up for an inning of play-by-play. The film crew might even be back.

Thursday is the latest Boston Teabag Party. Come in and see the best comic minds from New England living in New York talking about New England! Hosted by Fitzy of Townie News.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Here He Comes To Save The Day!

Confused about this season so far? You’re not alone.

How do the Sox have the best record in baseball with three starters batting less than .250? Can Lowell match a home run for every error he makes this season? How long before our joy turns into that dreaded feeling of “Not again”? I’ve been there. Felt that. I was at Yankee Stadium in 2003 when what’s his name hit that homer. I know how quickly the glee can go.

Well, don’t fear; the man with the answers is here. Seth Mnookin, author of Feeding the Monster: How Money, Smarts, and Nerve Took a Team to the Top is going to be at Thom’s tonight at 7 pm selling and signing copies of the paperback edition of his best-selling book and talking all about the Sox and what makes them tick. You got questions? He’s got answers.

Seth is just the latest in what’s become our summer author series. Andy Wasif was here last month talking about his book “How to Talk to a Yankee Fan” . And Brett Rapkin will be in next month to talk about his film, "Impossible to Forget: The Story of the '67 Boston Red Sox". We have a lot more lined up so stay tuned to the blog for details.

Speaking of celebrities, you could be one if you're at Thom's next week. The BLOHARDS are having a viewing party on Monday and word on the street is a film crew is coming in to shoot them doing Ka(y)reoke. They might even come back Tuesday. Do you want to be in the next Sox film? Then come by. The worst that could happen is you watch the Sox or get drunk and join the BLOHARDS.
(Photo of Thom's regular Stephanie Gaskell in Iraq with a "Sox Fan" patch on her body armor!)
Mister Trouble never hangs around
When he hears this Mighty sound.
"Here I come to save the day"
-Seth Mnookin

...If You Ain't Got That Ring.