Listen to Episode 716 of Slate’s The Gist:
The Chicago Cubs used to be the Susan Lucci of baseball. Now they’re looking more like Meryl Streep. As a fan, how do you become accustomed to winning? Scott Simon has written a memoir about his life as a too-devoted Cubs fan and how he’s adjusting to life as a winner. Simon is also the host of Weekend Edition Sunday from NPR.
In the Spiel, we bid farewell to a beloved, deeply tender jerk.
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