Tag Archives: Jason Gay

Jason Gay’s Sweet Farewell to His Dad

The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Gay is one of the funniest newspaper columnists around.  (See here for further details.) But his piece in Friday’s Journal was more poignant than piquant, since it was a valediction for his father, Ward Gay. From … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (Jason Gay Ol’ Time Edition)

Difficulty is part of golf’s mystique; suffering is baked into the experience; exasperation part of the addiction. Humility is why golf is golf. Golf is not supposed to be always fun. If golf was supposed to be always fun, it … Continue reading

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WSJ’s Jason Gay Totally Gets Boston

Among the many joys of reading the Wall Street Journal (A-hed, Arena, Weekend Edition) is columnist Jason Gay. And among his many talents is an uncanny knack for capturing the Boston state of mind. Two recent exhibits. October 21 piece on … Continue reading

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A (Jason) Gay Ol’ Time (The Great Rivera Edition)

The Wall Street Journal’s redoubtable Jason Gay gets it pitch-perfect in his latest column: Let’s Be Cool Like Mariano Rivera I have a new dream, a fresh life goal. I want to be more like Mariano Rivera. I believe I … Continue reading

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Why The Wall Street Journal Is A Great Sports Paper

The Wall Street Journal consistently produces imaginative sports reporting (Jason Gay being just one example). Friday’s Journal provided yet another example: In America’s Pastime, Baseball Players Pass A Lot of Time The findings: 90% of the game is spent standing … Continue reading

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A Jason (No So) Gay Ol’ Time (Bill Rodgers Edition)

Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay paid a melancholy visit to Boston Marathon icon Bill Rodgers in the wake of Monday’s tragic bombing. ‘Boston Billy’ Won’t Stop Running I wanted to go see Bill Rodgers, because when I was a … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (2012 BoSox Edition)

From the redoubtable Jason Gay’s latest column in the Wall Street Journal: The Loopy Mess of LakerFail The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Miami Heat on Sunday. This is not wildly important. What’s important is that the Lakers continue … Continue reading

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A (Jason) Gay Ole Time! (Lance/Oprah Edition)

Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay has thankfully weighed in on the upcoming Lance Armstrong/Oprah Winfrey cable TV summit: What Lance Wants From Oprah I would like to go on Oprah. So would you. Don’t lie. Oprah is Oprah. Come on. … Continue reading

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A Jason Gay Ol’ Time (The Great Laker Freakout Edition)

The Wall Street Journal’s redoubtable Jason Gay submitted this column in Monday’s edition of the paper: The Great Laker Freakout Who’s ready to give a big whoop about the discombobulated Los Angeles Lakers? Not me! It’s November, buster. Waaaay too … Continue reading

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Jason Gay Ol’ Time (Baseball Uniforms Edition)

From our Late to the Party desk On Thursday the always readable Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay served up this ode to the baseball uniforms of the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants. A Perfect Uniform Series: Giants vs. Tigers … Continue reading

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