Author Archive for Cheesy Bruin
A man amongst men. Cheesy Bruin kicked cancer to the curb - twice. The Cheese Man's a big, tough teddy-bear who survived the Bronx despite being an unabashed Boston Bruins fan and Sargent-At-Arms for Angry Ward's Urban Spur Posse. Nuff said. Doctors have taken most of this throat and had to make him a new tongue from thigh-meat (his own) and still he won't shut up about the Bruins, Cowboys, Pirates and Cleveland Cavaliers. And yes, his kids do love him.
NEW YORK, NY – As MTM Super Fan & fellow sports nut JG Clancy awaits Taco Bell’s foray into breakfast with the Waffle Taco, I thought about what & where local sports fans eat for breakfast. And with Dunkin Donuts pretty much dominating the sports concessions landscape, here’s what I see fans of certain teams […]
5 BOROUGHS, NY – A little color association is in store for today’s column because in terms of the Knicks, Islanders & Mets, we’re singing Blue and Orange Blues… What does blue signify? -The Crips and other gang-affiliations. -Cold, as in the blue-colored faucet in your bathroom and kitchen. -Depression, or the emotional blues. -The […]
SOCHI, RUSSIA – Canada vs Sweden? Choosing who to root for in today’s Men’s Olympic Hockey Gold Medal Final is a tough one. It’s all about the medal, mettle and metal…. Regulars here on MTM know full well that my critical lens is always focused on the play – and nickname – of Sweden’s goaltender […]
SOCHI, RUSSIA – Forget the great hockey yesterday… for even before pitchers and catchers reported to the snow-less climes of Florida and Arizona – as they did this past week – there is something else more important to us and grade school kids everywhere; Topps Baseball Cards. The 3 1/2 by 2 1/2 inch rectangles […]
THE HEIGHTS, NY – As a child, my formative years centered around all four team sports. The first eight years in Washington Heights featured the earliest form of cable television, showing Madison Square Garden events. All were watched with regularity. Even with these new viewing options, my Dad was a baseball fan first and if […]
CANCER ALLEY, NJ - SB 48 sure sounds like a strain of the mary jane they’ll be toking on at football parties in the pot-friendly cities of Denver, Colorado and Seattle, Washington. However ,it is merely a lawyer-friendly championship game abbreviation that a scribe can creatively use without getting sued for trademark infringement. (Screw you, […]