We’re kidding, obviously: today brought some pretty spectacular news. (We enjoyed the Mark Twain quote that’s been batted around Twitter all day: “I have never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure.”)
And tomorrow is a brand new, bin-Laden-free day, with fresh pleasures in store—chief among them the second leg of the Champions League semifinal between Real Madrid and Barcelona.
So clear your schedule, grab your American flag, and come down to The Full Shilling at 160 Pearl Street in lower Manhattan (btw Wall and Pine) to watch the game with some fired-up fellow fans.
Kickoff is at 2:45, and your first drink is on us. We’ll be at a table in the back near the big screen.
Some of the topics up for discussion:
How much talent—in U.S. dollars—will Jose Mourinho leave on the Real Madrid bench for this leg?
How long will Dani Alves’s Oscar acceptance speech run?
What will the goals-to-referee complaints ratio look like?
What are the chances these squabbling Spanish siblings will cut the crap and play the soccer they are capable of playing?
We hope that last answer is “excellent,” and we hope to see you there.
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