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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

NY Daily News: A-ROD: MINOTAUR’S A MYTH

Miami’s Art Basel celebration ended yesterday, but not before Yankees millionaire benchwarmer Alex Rodriguez attempted to put a longstanding rumor to sleep: that he has two rather tacky, if not shamefully egomaniacal, paintings above his bed.

“No, I do not have a painting of my upper body on a Minotaur,” he told Confidenti@l at a toy drive over the weekend. “I don’t know where they get that stuff.”

bobm Posted: December 11, 2012 at 12:59 AM | 17 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: alex rodriguez, centaur, minotaur

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   1. Greg K Posted: December 11, 2012 at 07:37 AM (#4321597)
“No, I do not have a painting of my upper body on a Minotaur,” he told Confidenti@l at a toy drive over the weekend. “I don’t know where they get that stuff.”

I see what he did there.
   2. Benji Gil Gamesh Rises Posted: December 11, 2012 at 08:01 AM (#4321598)
“No, I do not have a painting of my upper body on a Minotaur,”
Either someone's got to brush up on his mythological creatures, or it's a brilliant non-denial disguised as a malaprop.
   3. Eric J can SABER all he wants to Posted: December 11, 2012 at 08:08 AM (#4321599)
No, I do not have a painting of my upper body on a Minotaur

This would be a regular person.

Also, if I wasn't already happy with my handle...
   4. RMc is a fine piece of cheese Posted: December 11, 2012 at 08:34 AM (#4321602)
   5. Rants Mulliniks Posted: December 11, 2012 at 08:42 AM (#4321604)
I thought it was quite funny how the first part of the article went on about how Elin Nordegrin doesn't even get recognized when she goes out, like she's longing to have scumbags with cameras stalking her every move again.
   6. The District Attorney Posted: December 11, 2012 at 09:12 AM (#4321611)
I was hoping the article was about A-Rod explaining to the world that there is no such thing as a minotaur.
   7. Fernigal McGunnigle has become a merry hat Posted: December 11, 2012 at 09:22 AM (#4321618)
The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break is a pretty good novel. It's probably the best book about minotaurs in contemporary society.
   8. TomH Posted: December 11, 2012 at 09:32 AM (#4321629)
a MAZE ing
   9. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: December 11, 2012 at 10:45 AM (#4321673)
Notice how he uses only the present tense. "...also, I am not taking steroids."
   10. Yastrzemski in left. Posted: December 11, 2012 at 12:58 PM (#4321789)
So Madonna's a liar now?!
   11. Never Give an Inge (Dave) Posted: December 11, 2012 at 01:24 PM (#4321809)

A-Rod: Oh, you said centaur? Well, I most certainly do NOT not have a painting of me as a centaur above my bed.
   12. Manny Coon Posted: December 11, 2012 at 01:25 PM (#4321810)
“No, I do not have a painting of my upper body on a Minotaur,” he told Confidenti@l at a toy drive over the weekend. “I don’t know where they get that stuff.”


A centaur, sphinx, manticore, naga, tengu and merman, sure. But a Minotaur? That's just silly.
   13. smileyy Posted: December 11, 2012 at 02:00 PM (#4321860)
Well, I most certainly do NOT not have a painting of me as a centaur above my bed.


Of course not. Ever since his hip injury forced him to another...position...in bed, he's hung it on the wall opposite the bed, where he can still gaze dreamily into its powerful yet welcoming brown eyes.
   14. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: December 11, 2012 at 02:09 PM (#4321884)
Jetes has mini-Minatours that he puts in the gift baskets
   15. Al Kaline Trio Posted: December 11, 2012 at 02:25 PM (#4321903)
   16. GEB4000 Posted: December 11, 2012 at 03:17 PM (#4321994)
Clintonian.
   17. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: December 11, 2012 at 04:29 PM (#4322131)
(Gazing longingly at painting) "They just don't understand us, Cent-Rod. They just don't understand."

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