There's not much to say about North Carolina. I've been there--it's very pretty during the fall and the people were very nice, but aside from that, there wasn't much about it that stood out to me.
The Carolina Hurricanes are a good representation of North Carolina, they're just kind of there....if you have the opportunity to see them, sure, why not, but nothing makes them stand out. They're currently tanking pretty hard but it's not as noteworthy as other teams who are also tanking.
Nothing against Carolina, I'm sure somebody out there cares enough to hate them or whatever, and if there is someone like that, point them in my direction because I have a few questions.
Anyway, I could sit here and pretend like I pay attention to the Hurricanes and know more than 5 players on their roster, I think Cam Ward is still a thing and there's like 4 Staals or something, but yeah, I'm not going to waste your time. I could talk about my trip I took to North Carolina, but I don't remember much because well, it wasn't that memorable. So yeah, here we are.
I grew up enjoying wrestling for whatever reason--I think it was mostly having an older brother who was into it. The WWF was rather cartoonish to me due to the personalities of the wrestlers, it was kind of like watching grown men acting out an episode of Rocko's Modern Life except every character had Heffer's body and Rocko's spunk mixed with drugs. I also really enjoyed the movie Mr. Nanny, and what child at that time didn't?
One of the greats of the wrestling world who has been around forever is Ric Flair. If you're not familiar, he's fucking out of his mind, man. He does this quite often because he's super into 'Giant Balls of Fire':
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I could talk about his wrestling accomplishments but that's not even on the top 10 of Interesting Ric Flair things, this dude is a huge weirdo and has so much beef with so many wrestlers, it's astounding.
My favorite beef that he has with a wrestler is definitely with Bret 'The Hitman' Hart. Bret Hart hates him mostly because Ric told him that he only drew in a crowd in Canada and nobody cares about him in the States. Bret Hart was then upset and discussed in great detail about how he draws way more revenue than Flair in the wrestling world. A part of me believes that Ric knew this and he was just trolling the fuck out of him. Basically, long story short, Ric Flair could have been the greatest Battle of California writer ever.
I now leave you with some footage of Ric Flair being a fucking weirdo, and also, if he ever sees this, feel free to guest write for us when we play Calgary whenever, preferably this Monday.
San Jose Sharks vs. Carolina Hurricanes
Sad Asshole Patrol Center
Snooze fest. All the Sharks take a nap. Carolina still fails to score. Sharks win, 1-0. Sharkie scores shootout winning goal.
Setting the Tone:
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Tweet of the Day:
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/stace_ofbase">@stace_ofbase</a> Quickly. Don't staal.</p>— Joe Yerdon (@JoeYerdon) <a href="https://twitter.com/JoeYerdon/status/563922102135582720">February 7, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Awful Hockey Tattoo of the Day:
help me jesus