Archive for July, 2008

Fans

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

As a sort of followup to my last post, I present another clip of the fans at Rexall singing the national anthem during the Oilers’ cup run in 2006. This one is special to me because it was the first NHL game my father ever attended (and it just happened to be during the Stanley […]

Carp Fight Song

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

March to battle our mighty Carp Destroy your foes with thunderous hits Lay your roe in the corpses of your enemies And fertilize the eggs with your spray of life Then your vanquished foes will know You have defiled them and the memories Of all their ancestors and housepets I love a good fan presence, […]

Carp Cock-Blocked by Yomiuri Giants

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

The Hiroshima Toyo Carp would have totally scored a victory today if they hadn’t been cock-blocked by the Giants. Through blatant cheating and interference by a corrupt and unattractive umpire squad, the Giants managed to eke out a narrow 6-2 win over our beloved heros. Carp veteran Ogata Koichi vowed “ultimate 100% revenge power!” on […]

Carp victorious again, start planning parade route

Monday, July 28th, 2008

The Carp today defeated the Yomiuri Giants 6-4. Winning pitcher Ken “Roto-rooter” Takahashi was quoted as saying, “Suck on that, assholes!” He accompanied this with a suggestive gesture toward his groinal region. . . . .

My favourite goal from last season

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

I love the way he threw the net off its moorings and punched the glass. It was even better in person. Shivers.

*** SPOILERS *** Batman: The Dark Night

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

Bruce Wayne is actually Batman. Alfred is actually Austin Powers’s father.

*** SPOILERS *** X-Files: I Want To Believe

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

The alien is actually Old Man Gower in a rubber mask, trying to scare away the local townsfolk from an abandoned gold mine that he discovered.

Carp bends Yokohama over the table again, 8-4

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

A walk-off grand slam wins it in the 10th. Go Carp!

More reasons to love the Carp

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

From their Wikipedia page, under a section entitled, “Dark Years”: The team has not been in serious contention since their last championship in 1991. […] One of the major reasons for the team’s recent demise is the lack of financial support it receives from its sponsors. The team has never signed any free agents, and […]

Carp beat Yokohama Candy-Asses 4-2

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Proud Carp Alex Ochoa hit a walk-off home run to win the game, according to this translated interview: (A walk-off home run) is a very good feeling. The few games The bat is not so much swing, this one chance At-bats came around, this kind of shape he was pleased. It is timely to tie […]