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Carl Crawford to Open Antiquarian Bookshop

By posted at 11:59 am on December 15, 2010 3

Now that he’s signed a $142 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, outfielder Carl Crawford has turned his attention to pursuing his decades-long dream of running an antiquarian bookstore. (context)





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3 Responses to “Carl Crawford to Open Antiquarian Bookshop”

  1. Richard
    at 2:24 pm on December 15, 2010

    I sincerely hope, Emily, that you realize this piece is a joke, a bit of satire. I took the time to write in to say this because your post reveals not even the tiniest, most infinitesimal hint that you are aware of the fact that this is not real.

    But then, I can’t see the loopy grin behind your computer screen as you type…

  2. C. Max Magee
    at 2:28 pm on December 15, 2010

    Richard, you might check the second link, the one which says “context” which discusses the whole meta-backstory and surrounding hubbub about this indeed being a joke.

  3. Richard
    at 4:04 pm on December 15, 2010

    Oy, shamefacedly: indeed! Sorry, Emily. I did not notice that little parenthetical there…

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