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So, I take a weekend completely off the clock and away from hockey, and what happens while I’m gone? Puck Daddy and A2Y managed to end up in some kind of Commodore 64 War.
First off, from an outsider’s point of view, it kind of looks like The Chief has acquired a stalker. I mean, getting called “the piece of garbage that runs the worst hockey blog on the internet” sorta crosses the line from ‘dislike’, storms past ‘creepy’ and closes in on Fatal Attraction territory, no? Glenn Close, a pair of scissors and a bunny, all rolled into what looks like a bit of a hockey blogger meltdown.
Ryan Lambert’s comment in full:
Not that I’m going to plug them, but the piece of garbage that runs the worst hockey blog on the internet is trying to organize a campaign AGAINST the Commodore 64 thing. Because, he says, he doesn’t want Commodore — A RED WING!!!! — to be a “gimmick.” (Ignoring the fact that throwing an octopus and singing along to a Journey song are absolutely gimmicks, because why allow logic to enter into any such debate?) And also, presumably, because he hates charity.
Last Saturday I (along with a few others out there as I discovered later) published the Mike Commodore photo that’s since shown up everywhere, with the statement that it was posted on Mike’s own Facebook page.
Anyway, fast-forward to today when Tom Reed reported on the topic at his Columbus Dispatch blog Puck-Rakers—and I’ve since received a fair bit of blowback from his post.
You know how people are always warning their kids, “Be careful what you put on your Facebook/MySpace/etc because one day it could come back to haunt you”?
Well, the fearless Mike Commodore simply refuses to let those sort of worries slow him down, and the proof lies here: