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By David Duchovny

Ted Fullilove, aka Mr. Peanut, isn't really like different Ivy League grads. He stocks an house with Goldberg, his loved battery-operated fish, sleeps on a mattress affected by yellow felony pads penned with what he hopes could be the subsequent nice American novel, and spends the waning malaise-filled days of the Carter management at Yankee Stadium, waxing poetic whereas slinging peanuts to pay the rent.

When Ted hears the scoop that his estranged father, Marty, is death of lung melanoma, he instantly strikes again into his youth domestic, the place a whirlwind of revelations ensues. The browbeating absentee father of his adolescence resides to make up for misplaced time, yet his healthiness dips significantly at any time when his loved purple Sox lose. And so, with support from a group of local old-timers and the beautiful Mariana—Marty's Nuyorican grief counselor—Ted orchestrates the appearance of a Sox successful streak, allowing Marty and the crimson Sox to opposite the Curse of the Bambino and cruise their approach to global sequence victory. good, style of.

David Duchovny's richly drawn Bucky F&[email protected] Dent is a narrative of the bond among fathers and sons, Yankee lovers and the Fenway devoted, and grapples with the pressing have to locate our tale in an age of irony and artifice. Culminating in that fateful second in October of '78 while the meek Bucky Dent hit his manner into baseball background with the unlikeliest of domestic runs, this tragicomic novel demonstrates that existence actually belongs to the losers—that the lengthy pictures are those worthy having a bet on.

Bucky F&[email protected] is a novel story that brims with the hilarity, poignance, and profound solitude of recent existence.

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BRONZE-MEDAL DRINKING GAMES 43 Shtfaced Games interior mech3_Layout 1 8/23/13 10:12 AM Page 44 SH*TFACED COCKTAIL The Faceplant THE SH*TFACED GAMES 44 Shtfaced Games interior mech3_Layout 1 8/23/13 10:12 AM Page 45 Drink this, and you’ll feel like a gymnast who lands on her face! You’ll be guaranteed to fall off any balance beam! Split the glass (get it? Split? ) with: 3 4 ⁄ ounce Jim “Balance” Beam 2 gymnastic rings of pineapple 2 dashes lemon-lime soda 3 ⁄ 4 ounce rum 3 ⁄ 4 ounce vodka 1 gymnast “wedgie” of mango Mix all the ingredients well by spinning the glass like a gymnast, then serve over ice.

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