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Posts by Young $narf

Red Wings Storm Through Capital

Gustav Nyquist slapped a shot, had it bounce back to him in the air, then knocked it into the net for the first goal of the game. My brother, father, and I watched the game together on my dad’s birthday. “We could not be stopped.” The Red Wings overcame three first period penalties. However, two more later in the second afte [...]

Lynn Anderson – Rose Garden

Sorry, Royals – ya suck.

Happy Birthday, Oldschool

Elect Mark Schauer for Michigan Gover...

The election is one week away, snarfs, so let’s start campaigning. Schauer is the Democratic nominee, and that’s really all you need to know. Snyder has trashed our schools, taxed the elderly, and undone the beautiful breaks we had provided so filming on movies could take place here. Any Republican MUST BE VOTED OUT OF OFFICE COME [...]

Contours – Do You Love Me?

LIONS LIVE IN LONDON!

My schedule was yanking and twisting over the last several days to seemingly set me up, magically, for the 9:30 AM ET wake up call that was the scheduled start time for the Lions in London. I woke up at 5:30, had a few Heinekens, and settled in. It was a beautiful day in Michigan, not a cloud in the sky, really. The weather was decent in Engl [...]

South Park – What I Would Say t...

Stop making me cry, South Park

Calm Down, Spartans

You won.

Lions Fans All Over the World

“He’s a great guy. He is a good athlete, and he has a good personality,” Leuenberger, Switzerland, said. “He is not over the top like other players, who think they are invincible. He’s doing a great job, and if there’s someone who can lead the Lions to the Super Bowl, maybe he is the guy. “Maybe this [...]

Pet Shop Boys – Where the Stree...

Pet Shop Boys – Heart

Furious Red Wings Rally

Trailing 3-1 with just three minutes to play, Detroit was forced to pull goaltender Jimmy Howard. Danny DeKeyser promptly found a streaking Henrik Zetterberg, who fired his third goal of the season into the back of the net. 3-2. The Red Wings pulled Howard again. With under one minute left, Pavel Datsyuk took the puck near the net, then passe [...]

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