Author Archive for Angry Ward
Wednesday: Angry Ward, who has admirers at the NY Times, is the quintessential angry sports fan but one exception... he's flat-out funny. And the angrier he gets, the more amusing his work becomes. Psychiatrists say, "Angry Ward's 'anger' is a direct result of "Bronx/Mets syndrome: growing up in the Bronx as a Mets fan." As if that weren't enough, his Minnesota North Stars abandoned him for Dallas, forcing him to embrace The Wild the way conservatives embrace Mitt Romney. While the Vikings tease him incessantly with flirtations of success, the Golden State Warriors, "Don't have a enough short, white angry guys but I don't dislike them... that much." A-Dubya is MTM's longest-tenured indentured servant, its Larry David and quite simply, The Franchise.
NEW YORK, NY – One week ago today, late-night television icon David Letterman wrapped up a three-plus decade run with a final show at New York’s historic Ed Sullivan Theater. For many of us it was a final bittersweet goodbye to one of the last vestiges of our collective misspent youth. To other, more reasonable […]
BRONX, NY – I’ve watched more of the NHL playoffs this year than I have since I was a teenager, and it’s been pretty darn entertaining. Watching these games, many of them tense one-goal and/or overtime affairs, makes me lament that more people aren’t privy to just how great professional hockey can be. After all, […]
BRONX, NY – I’ve decided to take a quick break from writing my Master’s thesis on heaven and hell themes in 1970s WPIX Children’s programming and the on-air editorials of Richard N. Hughes to focus on some sports movie ideas that have been kicking around inside my head. This might not seem like so much fun […]
BRONX, NY – I am done. Seriously. Done. I had all but completed yet another Angry Ward Wednesday post back around 9 pm EST on Tuesday night when I thought to myself, “Hey, maybe I should save this?” and- Kapow!!! – in a matter of seconds it was gone. Nothing to be found. 500 or […]
ELMONT, NY – A couple of days ago our own Cheesy Bruin put out a Facebook feeler to see if I had any interest in going to the opening of horse racing season at beautiful Belmont Park today. He didn’t have to ask twice. Now that the stench of the Islanders’ putrid Game 7 effort […]
NEW YORK, NY – We interrupt the Rangers and Islanders playoffs, Knicks tee offs, God Boy Tebow going to play in a city full of Satan worshipers, the Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Wild’s marches to inevitable championships, the New York Yankees trying to weasel out of paying A-Rod $6 million and all kinds of […]