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HBT Weekend Wrap

Aug 29, 2011, 8:25 AM EDT

Bogart Madre

I saw “Treasure of the Sierra Madre” on a big screen yesterday. Part of some western retrospective at the local quasi-art house theater. Never mind that “Madre” is more of a noir than a western. There are horses, guns and dirt in it, so that works. Either way, it was easily the best Sunday afternoon time waster in a long time.  Here’s what else happened (non-hurricane division):

OK guys, let’s try to keep this week hurricane and earthquake-free, alright?

  1. Old Gator - Aug 29, 2011 at 8:40 AM

    Who wants to take odds on how many days of “steenkin’ bedges” jokes we’re going to have to put up with now?

  2. Jonny 5 - Aug 29, 2011 at 8:42 AM

    I would like to take this moment to thank Ruben Amaro Jr. for basically saving the Northeast from a much larger disaster. The details of his heroics are chronicled here.

  3. yankeesfanlen - Aug 29, 2011 at 8:48 AM

    Tonight’s Joe Girardi pep talk:
    “Hey, fellas, how about some beans? You want some beans? We’re going through some mighty rough country tomorrow, you want some beans?”

    • Jonny 5 - Aug 29, 2011 at 8:48 AM

      We don’t need no Steenking Beans!!!!

      • Old Gator - Aug 29, 2011 at 8:57 AM

        That’s one….

    • yankeesfanlen - Aug 29, 2011 at 8:49 AM

      No, no read it closer and in context, Johnny.

      • Jonny 5 - Aug 29, 2011 at 9:08 AM

        Len, YOU weren’t even born when this movie hit the silver screen. You can’t expect a youngun’ such as Myself to know these movie lines. Can You? 😛

      • yankeesfanlen - Aug 29, 2011 at 9:13 AM

        Jonny, fine but it’s on TCM all the time.
        Look for common threads – “beans” “rough country” “tomorrow”.
        Universe vs. Nation Tues-Thurs in Fenway.

      • Old Gator - Aug 29, 2011 at 9:43 AM

        To hell with TCN. It’s part of our national lore.

      • Jonny 5 - Aug 29, 2011 at 10:04 AM

        Yeah, I knew you were eluding to this. And I’d really like to see the Yanks whip up on some beaneaters. Lee wants another shot at your guys. And I can’t blame him.

  4. aceshigh11 - Aug 29, 2011 at 10:28 AM

    “Carlos Gonzalez is so bad he should be in detention”

    Wow, an Anthrax reference? Nicely done!

    • Craig Calcaterra - Aug 29, 2011 at 10:31 AM

      To be fair, Anthrax was referencing the Rodney Dangerfield movie “Easy Money” with that line, but yes, I own the “I’m the Man” EP.

  5. xmatt0926x - Aug 29, 2011 at 11:47 AM

    Treasure of the Sierra Madre is absolutely one of the best films of all time. It’s a timeless movie where the moral of the story still rings true today. Bogart and Huston are great in this movie. Time to fire up the projector!

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