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Sunday, February 10, 2008

Seattle Times: Editors drummer enjoys sightseeing across the USA

Push Your Empty Head Towards The Tigers Lair…cool, another reason to turd the Editors!

Q: Do you have any plans for Detroit?

A: I’ve already been to my favorite place, which is the Magic Stick. I don’t know. I’d quite like to go to the Detroit Tigers. I’d quite like to go and watch them play. I’m a bit of a baseball guy. They’ve got that new field.

Q: How did you become a baseball fan? Seems a little odd for a guy who grew up in Ipswich.

A: When I had a [crappy] job, I was trying to break the monotony by staying up really late and going out with my friends and stuff, and whenever I would get back home, they would have late-night sports on this TV channel. And it was invariably American sports because of the time delay. So I’d get in at midnight and there’s a game just starting, so I used to watch all sorts. Ice hockey was pretty good, but it’s very difficult to see. I had very bad reception on my telly so you could never see the puck. So I settled for baseball because it’s boring enough to send you off to sleep and you don’t really miss anything if you do fall asleep for a bit and then wake up. It’s still going on and not much happened. Great boredom sport.

Q: What’s your favorite team?

A: For some reason, I was quite into the Arizona Diamondbacks. I don’t really understand why.

Repoz Posted: February 10, 2008 at 02:12 AM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Starring RMc as Bradley Scotchman Posted: February 11, 2008 at 01:01 AM (#2687851)
So I settled for baseball because it’s boring enough to send you off to sleep and you don’t really miss anything if you do fall asleep for a bit and then wake up. It’s still going on and not much happened. Great boredom sport.

Unlike, say, the non-stop excitement of soccer, which involves running up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down and up and down the field until someone gets close to the goal with the ball, then forgets what the bloody hell was supposed to do with it.
   2. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: February 11, 2008 at 01:03 AM (#2687853)
Somehow, I think maybe the time he had the crappy job that led him to watch baseball might have been during the era when the Diamondbacks won the World Series.

Cool find, though.
   3. Repoz Posted: February 11, 2008 at 01:23 AM (#2687860)
For some reason, I was quite into the Arizona Diamondbacks. I don’t really understand why.

The Levski Factor strikes again!
   4. Repoz Posted: February 11, 2008 at 01:51 AM (#2687868)
Cosloy on the Editors' dumber.

Unless and until Interpol’s Daniel Kessler is prepared to defend the glory of America’s National Pastime in the pages of a British daily, the following remarks by Editors sticksman Ed Lay to the Detroit Free Press’ Erin Podlosky will have to go unchallenged

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