DP: By the way,
just so you know, I wore orange for this interview.
CM: There you go.
I like that. Make sure it's Texas orange. It can't be just regular orange. It's
got to be burnt orange.
DP: Man, I'm
sorry, Colt. I may have worn Oklahoma State orange. You know what? I'm going to
burn this. I'll burn the orange.
CM: There you
Oh, Yeah ... I
Saw That ... Awesome
THE WORLD SERIES
is here, which means games that run into the wee hours. Since no one respects
the sports cred of someone who falls asleep in front of the TV or—worse—who
leaves a game early, here's how to convince friends and colleagues you saw a
finish you actually didn't.
• LOOK THE PART
Nothing says, "I was still asleep when I dressed myself," like one blue
sock and one black one. And bloodshot eyes are a plus, so give them a good
• HAVE YOUR
EXCUSES HANDY If someone brings up a play you didn't see, go with something
like, "I must have missed it. They were down to one urinal, and the line
for the bathroom was 20 minutes." Just don't use it on a stadium
PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS Like NyQuil. It'll convince coworkers you're tired,
and you might get a nice midday nap out of it.
• BE ON THE
OFFENSIVE Don't be afraid to put people on the spot. Chances are, they slept
through the end of the game too.