SUMO: Aki Basho 2016 (Day 14) - It’s Day 14 of the Aki Basho, and everything’s on the line today. Goeido’s win yesterday over Harumafuji means he still has a perfect record (13–0), still ...
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Jeff Grubb's Ruminations, Comments, and Other Nonsense
There was a desert wind blowing that night. It was one of those hot, dry Santa Anas that come down through the mountain passes and curl your hair and make your nerves jump and your skin itch. On nights like that every booze party ends in a fight. Meek little wives feel the edge of the carving knife and study their husbands' necks. Anything can happen. You can even get a full glass of beer at a cocktail lounge. - "Red Wind"He evokes the setting, but the undercut at the end, the joke, the punchline is what drives it home.