Out to the ball game

I just got back from the Aints game in ol’ Pig’s Eye, Minnesota. August Berkshire of Minnesota Atheists snapped this photo of Rachel, Mary, some shaggy ape, and Dan Barker hanging out. A lovely time was had by all, and one or the other team won the

At Mr Paul Aints game, 16 July 2016

At Mr Paul Aints game, 16 July 2016


  1. magistramarla says

    Guess I’m the only one of the horde who is up at this hour to comment. I’m trying to ignore the movie that the husband is watching. It looks like a good time was had by all.

  2. Menyambal says

    Awwww. The evolutionists took an ape to the ball park. Shouldn’t they have also taken a monkey and a fish, just cover the bases?

  3. drewl, Mental Toss Flycoon says

    Dang… I can never get out to one of these (weekend shifts), and they’re always sold out of the ‘Ain’ts’ gear when I do get out there.

    Gorgeous ballpark, ain’t it?

  4. penalfire says

    To quote Chomsky:

    “[Sports are] a way of building up irrational attitudes of submission to authority, and group cohesion behind leadership elements — in fact, it’s training in irrational jingoism.”

  5. Sastra says

    “…some shaggy ape”

    Ha ha and neener neener: you said you were going to stop this sort of thing.

    Start practicing now: “… And a fine dapper gentleman.” “…And a nice-looking older man.”” … And a white caucasion male with beard and no visible tattoos or scars who could fill in a police lineup without attracting undue attention away from the alleged perpetrator. “

  6. ebotebo says

    Every time I see Ms. Mary, Why it sets me ol’ heart to a pitter-pattering! You do have a trophy there!!

  7. Pierce R. Butler says

    …and one or the other team won the …

    Uh, wot?

    Anyway, the important question is: Were y’all nice to each other?

  8. Nerd of Redhead, Dances OM Trolls says

    PZ makes it sound like a ball game at the “friendly confines”*, where enjoying the sun, fresh air, and beer are the main activities, and a baseball game happens to break out. If the guys with the big “C” on their uniforms win, a slightly better day is had.
    *Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs

  9. InitHello says

    Who is that intelligent-looking individual to the right (subject’s perspective) of the shaggy ape?