Sunday, October 17, 2010

While you're waiting for tonight's Giants/Phils Game 2 ...

... here is a pretty great eight-minute interview of Brian Wilson, the Giants' closer, conducted a few weeks ago. Cliché count is just about zero, believe it or not, a rarity and a treasure in this age.

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More sports talk like that, please.

(h/t: graz, via email)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Speaking of cliches. DFW wrote one of the best pieces I have ever read about the sports cliche. I can't find it anywhere for free but there's some audio samples here.

Check out the second one. I think it's a pretty good take on why athletes (and their memoirs) are usually mired in overused vapidity. --Uncle Eb