Balls State Explorer: • Within 7 days the Phils became World Fucking Champions and Barack Obama was elected President in a bitch slap. • I'm still cashing a paycheck, while a lot of talented colleagues are collecting unemployment. • The continued joy that is my son and daughter. • My commenting privileges were restored, though, *choking sob* there will never be another Wizard Cat Letter of the Week or Comment of the Fortnight. • The loopy mediocrity of Sarah Palin will continue to delight a grateful nation.