I can answer the question "why did Al Gore invent the interwebs?" pretty easily.
It is so we can share with you this cri de couer from Ryan Theriot. Money quote: "When I was playing shortstop," he said, serving as his era's tragic spokesman, "we were in first place. I know that. It is what it is."
The point is that Netflix collapsed, and waterparks are empty, and in many cases closed, because of that little f**k Furcal. It is, indeed, what it is. And nothing less.
A giant appreciation to Kindred. This is pure comedy gold.
A pic of Ryan in happier days, at Wrigley.