- Social media companies continue to fail to police fake behavior, study finds 3 Years Ago
- Despite changes, the YouTube 2019 Rewind video is still massively disliked 3 Years Ago
- ‘Home for Christmas’ brings a needed sharp edge to Christmas rom-com season 3 Years Ago
- Joe Biden seemingly called a voter ‘fat’—but his campaign denies it Today 9:30 AM
- The decade in internet scamming Today 9:00 AM
- Bernie Sanders unveils ‘high-speed internet for all’ plan Today 8:59 AM
- Hulu’s ‘Into the Dark’ scores with Christmas-themed ‘A Nasty Piece of Work’ Today 6:00 AM
- West Virginia corrections employees suspended after Nazi salute photo surfaces Thursday 8:02 PM
- Here are the 15 best Eddie Murphy movies available to stream Thursday 7:56 PM
- Ex-InfoWars video editor admits to making up Islamophobic stories Thursday 6:55 PM
- WhatsApp accounts deleted amid Kashmir internet blackout Thursday 6:21 PM
- Guy gets mocked for tattoo of Baby Yoda drinking White Claw Thursday 6:18 PM
- Spotify Wrapped has people asking just how much it knows about us Thursday 5:50 PM
- Instagram account allegedly asked for inappropriate photos of children Thursday 5:16 PM
- How to stream ‘Boys vs. Bears on Thursday Night Football Thursday 4:33 PM
What did the actor want to discuss with an eager press corp? Why, baseball, of course.
When a journalist coyly addressed him as Mr. President and asked for his thoughts on the Cubs making it to the World Series, Murray was quick to give a rousing yes and also talk smack about the Los Angeles Dodgers:
“I feel very confident that Clayton Kershaw is a great, great pitcher, but we’ve got too many sticks… We also have a little bit of autumn in Chicago. You don’t get that in Los Angeles. Trees just die in Los Angeles. In Illinois, they flourish.”
The Cubs and Dodgers are locked in a brutal NLCS battle with Chicago up 3-2 in the series. Being that it’s the Cubs and they’re cursed as fuck, they’re probably not going to make it to the World Series—a place they haven’t been since 1945.
Not even a Back to the Future prediction could get the Cubs to the World Series last year. Murray’s prediction most likely added even more bad juju to his beloved baseball team. Better luck next year, I guess.
A former Weekend Editor at the Daily Dot, April Siese's reporting covers everything from technology and politics to web culture and humor. Her work has been published by Bustle, Uproxx, Death and Taxes, Rolling Stone, the Daily Beast, Thrillist, Atlas Obscura, and others. Siese joined Quartz in December 2016.