The Rain of Error

It has been a strange and unusual World Series this year. From the very beginning of the post season with the heavily favored New York Yankees being taken down by the Detroit Tigers to the end of the National League Championship series that saw the heavily favored New York Mets eliminated. Of course whenever New York or Boston is eliminated from the post season there is an immediate drop in interest and television ratings. This has been the case this season too as media outlets have already hinted that viewer interest is waning. In fact Dancing with the Stars actually outdrew the World Series in several markets. Of course these are not markets where I shop. I don’t want to run into anyone who thinks watching lackluster stars attempting to dance is an entertainment form. But then I don’t really get the whole reality television thing anyway but that is a story for another day. For now we’re talking the World Series.


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