- Mike Downey: Praying for the Chicago Cubs to win World Series is fine. Counting on the Cubs to win is insane
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Mike Downey is a former Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune columnist and a frequent contributor to CNN. The views expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)"Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie" (1996): A real science-fiction film, but with fake dialogue dubbed over it. A jet is shown in the sky. The city of Chicago is seen down below. "I can see the Cubs lose from here," says the pilot.