Archive for the ‘Canada’ Category

Matt Stairs: Canadian Baseball Robot

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

Matt Stairs is hardly what any of us would call a physical specimen, unless we happened to be Jared before he took the first trip to the Subway beneath his apartment. That's a true story. He lived above Subway. Make it a Burger King and he'd have been craned out ...

Canadian Pie

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

In the movie "Being John Malkovich," ordinary people enter a portal that brings them inside John Malkovich's brain. The other night, I entered a similar portal that brought me inside the brain of a Canadian after USA's 5-3 hockey victory. The following song is a result of that journey. (Remember, if ...

Let’s Randomly Talk a Bit About Hockey’s Next Big Thing

Friday, January 9th, 2009

This is kind of like ESPN the Magazine's NEXT series or something. But it's more random and freewheeling. I've just decided to spout on about hockey's current version of, say, LeBron when he was still in high school. This young man's name is John Tavares and he's considered a front runner ...