No Kenny Powers, you’re f*cking out.
I’m a big fan of HBO’s Eastbound and Down. I think Danny McBride is hilarious (even though his character is almost exactly the same in every single movie/tv show he acts in) and the concept of the show is brilliant. If you’ve been living under a rock for the past 3 years and have never seen the show, McBride plays Kenny Powers, a former Major League Baseball star known more so for his partying and antics than his skill. The first episode of Season 1 showed Kenny’s downfall. Once a 100+ MPH closer for the World Series Champion Atlanta Braves, a life of partying and basically not giving a shit caused KP to bounce from team to team and eventually out of the Majors. Eastbound and Down has chronicled Kenny’s life since then and is now in Season 3 as he finds himself pitching for the Myrtle Beach Mermen in hopes of getting back to the show. Read the rest of this entry »