December 4, 2020

How To Talk Dodgers At Your Family Thanksgiving (Dodgers Nation)


When I was a full-time musician, there were a myriad of obnoxious but well-intentioned questions I always got from my family. From asking if I was going to try out for American Idol, to asking how I made enough money, and etc. As a Dodger fan, surely you can all relate.

There’s a myriad of questions our family will ask. When a person is knowledgeable on a subject, the knucklehead questions from people can be a little grating. With that in mind, let’s try and tackle those ‘frequently asked questions’ so you can retort like a Sorkinesque champ at the family dinner table.

The Questions You Might Get

Why did the Dodgers lose?
What are the Dodgers going to do?
Why don’t they just go sign that Mike Trout kid?
Are you going to give up being a Dodger fan?
Why won’t they just get rid of Kershaw and Kenley already?

The Answers

I think these are probably about the 5 best archetypal questions you could get at the family get together. Before I break down the best ways to answer these questions, let me provide a word of caution. Much like politics at the Thanksgiving dinner table, providing…

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