The Hardline is making fun of the lack of promotion for its trip to Chicago.
But really -- there's something very odd about this. I can't put my finger on it, but I kind of get the feeling that this Chicago trip is the CTO tossing The Hardline a bone. The Musers go on this cool and imaginative Texas bus tour, which is being promoted with a production-value ad. The Hardline, the show claiming to be The Ticket baseball show of record, featuring a baseball deity no less, doesn't go to spring training.
The Hardline's Chicago trip is almost invisible. I've heard one promo, and it's a zero-production-value rant by The Hard Ones -- just heard it again as I'm writing this -- about the lack of promotion. Not only lack of promotion, but lack of logistical support for the trip itself.
Maybe it's a bit. But it doesn't have that feel to it.
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Men and women, I'm completely booked, sorry for the lack of coverage lately. Thanks to all for providing content via comments, especially information about the Morning News sports-broadcasting bracket.
I'll try to get back with something better soon.