16
May 12

Enjoy Brewers Baseball The Miller Park Drunk Way

I'm always checking out twitter during the games. This isn't because all my friends are either old or lame married or gay, and it's certainly not because I live in a basement and if I make too much noise I'll wake my mom up and she'll be mad. No, I do this because I like to keep my finger on the pulse of what Brewers fans are thinking. I've always sort of prided this blog on that and I enjoy being able to write about whatever people are happy or mad or sad about. It's kind of our thing.

Lately when I take to twitter it hasn't been a lot of fun. All I seem to be doing is defending the Brewers and trying to talk people off of the ledge. This is pretty crazy to me because it's May 15th and we're still a good 126 games away from the end of the season. A LOT CAN HAPPEN. Hell, I just wrote about the season not being over a week ago. Are we giving up again already? Since I wrote that post the Brewers have gone 4-3. Not exactly the streak you've been looking for, but hey they are better off than they were (and if they kept playing like that they'd win 88 games. #justsaying) Oh, and their starters have been really awesome since that post too. Zack Greinke has put in two genius performances, Marcum threw another gem and... you know what? That's not what this is about. I'm not here to tell you not to worry or to relax because I realize the problem runs much deeper than that.

You see I've thought for a long time that if I could just make some strong points about why the Brewers are actually better than their most recent results then people would see a clearer picture and agree with me and thus feel better about the baseball team. Sometimes we all need a little wake up call and that is a post I enjoy writing because people have been telling me to grow wake up my entire life. It's worked in the past, but what I've come to realize is that some people don't need a wake up call. Some people are just doing it wrong. Some people are watching the Brewers for the wrong reasons. Some people think like this:


And that's just a bad idea. What fun would that be anyway? 35-0, what would be the point of even watching? Oh, the Brewers won again big frickin' deal. I don't even want these George Webb burgers. That isn't what life is about and it certainly isn't what baseball is about. If you are watching the Brewers like this then I think you need some help and I want to be the one to do it. I am going to help you learn to enjoy baseball the Miller Park Drunk way and, no, I don't mean just getting drunk the whole time. (Although that does work too.) I am talking about watching baseball and liking what you see it. Do you think you can handle that? Let's do it. Continue reading →


27
Apr 12

The Best of #WeLoveAx

Well, I'd be lying if I said that #WeLoveAx wasn't the worldwide phenomena that I expected it to be. I mean, you would think saying something nice about one of the best players on your favorite baseball team in a 140 characters or less would be a no-brainer, but apparently not. If there is one thing I've learned in life it's that I do not look good in a thong some people just don't like to do fun stuff. It's like when my old roommate's co-worker came over to our place to borrow something and when I asked him if he wanted a beer he said "You know I'm only 20 right?" Like wouldn't that make you want a beer even more? Does this look like a frickin' bar to you? What are you a cop or something? Relax, dude. That's kind of what this was like. Or maybe it's like Monday night's game when I was walking across the bridge, drunk, celebrating a Brewers win and trying to get a "YES!" chant started. Nobody wanted to do it. They were all content to just walk across the bridge quietly, talking amongst themselves. I don't get it. The Brewers won. We should celebrate and chanting "YES!" is really fun! Really. Go ahead, try it. I'll wait here.

(still waiting)

That's how it is for some people though. They might be afraid of ruining their blog's twitter's "integrity" (kill yourself) or maybe they have such low self esteem that they are worried John Axford will reply to them and tell them they are dumb for saying that (he won't.) Who knows. Or maybe people just thought MY idea was stupid which is totally missing the point. It is stupid, but the point is: just stop thinking about everything so much and be nice. People tweet mean things at John Axford and if you don't like that you should tweet something nice at him to overcome that. It's only 140 characters, it won't kill you.

With that little rant over I want to thank all of you who did participate. I now present to you a few of my favorites. Continue reading →


03
Oct 11

The Brewers are awesome. Let’s have a contest.

All around the world Brewers fans are waking up on a Monday feeling good. Feeling confident, cocky and cool because the Brewers are the only team in the 2011 playoffs to hold a 2-0 lead over their opponent. The only team with the potential to sweep. Just writing that makes me want to say stupid things like "HOT DOG!" I don't know about you, but I am feeling GREAT this morning. This is so fun. Didn't I tell you? Didn't I?

Winning is something that puts me in a giving mood (not the baby making kind of giving mood though) and I feel like it's about time we had a contest. We haven't had one in a long time.

Here's what we're going to be giving away.

  • (1) EA Sports game of your choice on the system of your choice from Origin.com
  • (1) t-shirt of your choice from Forward Fabrics.
  • MYSTERY PRIZE that I will find in the garage and mail to you..

Not bad, right?

Now here's what you have to do to win:

We will select our favorites and then put them up to a vote. Submission deadline is Thursday.

SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED! THANK YOU!

NINE!


09
Apr 10

Weekend Preview: The battle for the NL Central starts tonight!

POO-HOLES GET IT?!? LOLOMGROFL

Hey, it's Friday and it's the first week of the season what better way to kick off the weekend against our hated rivals from St. Louis. Much is made about the Brewers/Cubs, but honestly I think a lot of that is Packer fans trying to recreate their animosity for the Bears. The Cubs, as a team, have never done anything bad enough for true hate. The Cardinals on the other hand have given us a really good reason to hate them, they beat us in our one and only World Series. Sure, I was like 10 months old at that time but still. Screw those guys.

I won't be going to any games this weekend so I won't get a chance to try and have sex in the bathroom. At least in Miller Park, that is. (Hey yoooo!) We're slowly but surely getting back into the swing of things here and next week should be bursting with more of the crude, semi-sexist, semi-Brewers related content that you've grown to love. Until then follow us on twitter and facebook. We'll see you Monday.


08
Apr 10

Twitter talks: Doug Davis

Sometimes I like to check out twitter during a Brewers game. Yesterday I decided to check it out during the Brewers/Rockies game.

bryantmetzger Fact: Doug Davis pitches better when he has cancer. And by better I mean very very average.

AdamMcCalvy: Took Doug Davis 18 minutes to get his first out. I know he works slow, but... #Brewers

LONG_DRIVE Doug Davis has the Diet Coke version of Werth's facial hair.

meghalbagel Watchin Doug Davis being killed by the Rockies he gave up 3 runs in the 1st inning and hes still pitching!!

datdudetg Doug Davis need to get his head outta his ass

BrewersBar Doug Davis visibly putting Ken Macha to sleep in the dugout.

BenKj i officially hate doug davis

joshjs Classic Doug Davis start. #Brewers

nlonlyroto lol - Manny Parra already warming up for #Brewers - Doug Davis has the bases loaded with no out top 1st

DanDotLewis Wow, Doug Davis is having an epic meltdown. Single, WP, BB, Double, BB, WP, BB.

Yeah. Not a great start for Big Tuna.

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