Dr Z
Thursday January 20th, 2005

An anguished e-mailer notes: "You are so busy being clever that you don't really bother to tell us why you rank teams where you do." It's not that I'm trying to be clever, it's more that I'm trying to disguise my motives, thus leaving me less vulnerable to readers who have logic on their side. Which in turn leads to those terrible e-mails that deal with the painful subject of approaching senility, which in turn embarrasses poor, hard-working Andrew, who would prefer a landscape of smiling faces.

Speaking of happy landscapes, we now turn to:

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