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Wednesday, September 05, 2012

RS: Pete Yorn, Joe Pernice, Alice Cooper and more weigh in on Roger Clemens

Wuh? They couldn’t locate Crocus Behemoth?

Name: Joe Pernice ~ Band: Pernice Brothers

He’s a distraction from what is otherwise a pretty unique season. He should get out of the way. He probably can pitch for the Astros, but not for long. A “non-medicated” guy 10 years his junior is constantly on the verge of falling apart physically. I’m in my 40s, and I injure myself around the house weekly. Dumb ####, like peeling a banana. No way a clean Roger Clemens lasts anywhere in professional baseball. Guy has a glass groin. Is this just a publicity stunt? Doubtful. I think his ego is too big for that. Is he trying to “re-set the clock” on his first Hall of Fame ballot? Probably. I’d let him in the Hall if he promised to exile himself to Cabo or Margaritaville or somewhere like that.

Name: Steve Earle

I just think he’s an #######.

Repoz Posted: September 05, 2012 at 04:35 PM | 14 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: clemens, music

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   1. The Mighty Quintana Posted: September 05, 2012 at 05:16 PM (#4227551)
Ahh, the irony of over-the-hill rockers telling people they should retire!
   2. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: September 05, 2012 at 05:31 PM (#4227572)
Until they get Malkmus' opinion, we don't care.
   3. Guapo Posted: September 05, 2012 at 05:49 PM (#4227594)
I’d let him in the Hall if he promised to exile himself to Cabo or Margaritaville or somewhere like that.


How does Jimmy Buffett feel about this?
   4. Empathy, I Promise You (SBB) Posted: September 05, 2012 at 05:51 PM (#4227597)
I’d let him in the Hall if he promised to exile himself to Cabo or Margaritaville or somewhere like that.

How about 157 Riverside Avenue?
   5. Downtown Bookie Posted: September 05, 2012 at 06:00 PM (#4227611)
I’m in my 40s, and I injure myself around the house weekly. Dumb ####, like peeling a banana.


I used to be in my 40s, in days now gone; and I have no idea how you can possibly injure yourself peeling a banana.

DB
   6. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: September 05, 2012 at 06:07 PM (#4227618)
I have no idea how you can possibly injure yourself peeling a banana.

Oh, it can (or technically, will) be done.
   7. jobu Posted: September 05, 2012 at 06:10 PM (#4227621)
Without knowing Roger Clemens personally, my guess is that Steve Earle is correct.
   8. frannyzoo Posted: September 05, 2012 at 06:20 PM (#4227632)
In that very possibly misinformed way we fans have of "knowing" celebrities, I can state that Mr. Earle is very possibly calling the kettle here.
   9. dirk Posted: September 05, 2012 at 06:43 PM (#4227655)
you said it franny. love a bunch of his work, but what an insufferable dbag.
   10. dirk Posted: September 05, 2012 at 07:09 PM (#4227673)
on second thought, maybe he was having a bad day. don't want to judge.
   11. staring out the window and waiting for fenderbelly Posted: September 05, 2012 at 08:14 PM (#4227717)
Until they get Malkmus' opinion, we don't care.


It's probably this.
   12. PreservedFish Posted: September 05, 2012 at 08:20 PM (#4227719)
Someone told me the latest Stephen Malkmus album is terrific. True or false?
   13. Everybody Loves Tyrus Raymond Posted: September 05, 2012 at 08:36 PM (#4227724)
Funny how everyone just assumes he's not on the juice.
   14. asinwreck Posted: September 05, 2012 at 08:48 PM (#4227729)
He’s a distraction from what is otherwise a pretty unique season.


That's one way to describe what the 2012 Houston Astros have done.

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