Who Works On The Day After Christmas?

If you notice this week that the word "I" makes its appearance where you'd expect to see "we," that's because our friendly editor, Will Leitch, is taking some much-deserved time off. My name is Michael David Smith and I'm the first pinch hitter. If you'd like to know more about me, I write for Football Outsiders and FanHouse and Fox Sports and the New York Sun and I have the world's lamest myspace page.

I was really hoping Barbaro would pull a Billy Martin and die on Christmas Day so I'd have a lot of good material today, but God works in mysterious ways and He gave me James Brown instead. Despite the continuing existence of the horse with the heart of gold, I think we'll have plenty of fun around here. So skip returning your presents and stick with me today, and if you don't like what I have to say, don't worry: Tomorrow's guest editor is much better.